Treasury Releases Sh1Billion to Settle Mau And Embobut IDPs

Treasury has finally released Sh1billion for the resettlement of people evicted from Mau and Embobut forest. Lands minister James Orengo said yesterday Sh1.047 billion had been deposited in the ministry's account by Treasury and a letter signed by F.M Mithamo sent to him to confirm the money transfer. "Please note the following amount was issued from the Exchequer Account on 15th June, 2011 and placed to the credit of your account with the Central Bank of Kenya," reads the confidential letter from the Ministry of Finance.