In light of notice published on the Nation newspaper on Thursday November 3rd 2015 and pursuant to section 14 (1) 0f the Land Act, the National Land Commission in consultation and cooperation with the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, the County Government of Lamu and the Government of Kenya is implementing a 5000MW power plant at Kwasasi area, Hindi Ward and Lamu West Sub County. Notice was given by the National Land Commission that they intend to allocate 351.8 hectares of land in Kwasasi area and are thus calling for members of the public who wish to submit their objections or comments on the project to do so within 15 days. It is premised on this that Hakijamii IS Holding a forum in Lamu on 17th November 2015 to:-
- Discuss the preliminary environmental impact assessment report on the proposed coal power plant.
- Discuss and enlighten community members on the management of public land as in the Constitution of Kenya.
- To develop a joint list of issues/concerns about the proposed power plant and submit to the national land commission and other relevant offices.
- To further interviews on by the stakeholders on the proposed coal power plant and document the issues in form of a documentary.