Opposition leader Raila Odinga has promised to dismantle white-owned ranches in Laikipia to prevent chaos if he wins the August 8 general elections.
Ranches in parts of Laikipia county have been experiencing invasions, leading to violent confrontations between herders and owners.
“These ranches are too big and the people don’t even live there; they live in Europe and only come once in a while,” he told The Times. “There’s need for rationalisation to ensure there’s more productive use of that land."
Raila blamed the violent land invasions on the ranchers and the Jubilee government’s failure to manage them better.
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