A section of Kitui legislators have in unison agreed that first move in making peace between camel herders and Kambas is for the bandits to be flushed out of Kitui County.
The insecurity in Kitui has been so bad that National Assembly committee on security is camping in Kitui for two days to get first hand information from the local residents.
Kitui MPs are now petitioning the government to disarm rogue Somali camel herders or give Kitui residents guns for protection against their aggressors.
Kitui leaders were speaking after they hosted Security committee from National assembly.
Kitui South Member of Parliament, Hon Rachel Kaki called upon the interior CS to ensure no one regardless of the tribe is in Tsavo Game Reserve.
“Let people be removed from the forest, no matter their tribe.” Said the legislator
They have told they have no capacity to deal with this bandits, there are strong weapons there and they need more capacity.
She further called upon the CS to boost the county security team with human resource, Machinery to be in a position to counter the Somali bandits.
“They have told they have no capacity to deal with this bandits, there are strong weapons there and they need more capacity.” Kaki said
Her Kitui East counterpart, Hon Nimrod Mbai reiterated that local residents will only go to their homes when these herders will be flushed out of Kitui County.