The Star (Nairobi)

11 February 2013

Kenya: Hopefuls Told to Keep Politics Off Minerals

KWALE governor candidate Salim Mvurya has warned aspirants politicising the issue of minerals. He termed those politicising the issue as "enemies of the county development".

Speaking in Kwale town yesterday, Mvurya criticised politicians who have made the minerals a campaign issue. Mvurya, who is running on an ODM ticket urged the people to be patient on the mining of the minerals.

He asked them not to be incited by politicians who did not have their interest at heart. Mvurya said the projects which include Titanium and Niobiumw will be mined soon and will benefit the all the people. Residents living next to the titanium project have been up in arms against the project.

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