Kitui West MP Edith Nyenze has launched a major tree planting campaign to combat climate change. – By Gerald Gekara.
The revolutionary initiative will be at Ndolo’s Corner, the headquarters of the Constituency.
Kitui West hosts the iconic Mutonguni Hills, which is Kitui county’s major water catchment area.
Two weeks ago, weather officials attributed flooding in Bura, Tana River to declining tree and vegetation cover in Kitui County.
Nyenze, the widow of former Environment Minister Francis Nyenze will host the Constituency opinion leaders, in the exercise on Thursday.
The event coincides with the popular Kabati Town Market day.
Kabati has emerged as the major economic centre in Kitui County after Mwingi town.