The Ogiek community has decried delay in the implementation of Arusha landmark ruling of 26 May 2017.
The ruling was in favour of the Ogiek community as indigenous people whose land rights should be protected.
However, Five years since the ruling, the government of Kenya is yet to implement as directed by the court.
Speaking at Kaptunga, Mau East Forest, during event to mark years since the ruling, Ogiek council of elders Chairman John Sironga was categorical that the government is Kenya has no excuse but to implement the decision.
“We won the case and we are just calling on government to implement the decision” said Sironga.
Event was organized by Ogiek People’s Development Program.
In his speech read by Board chair Christopher Kones, Director Daniel Kobei reiterated that the decision of the court must be implemented.
Kobei also called on the Ogiek community to remain united.