Keriako Tobiko

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Keriako Tobiko said : “We have been working round the clock together for the last months in preparation for the upcoming 7th Devolution Conference to take place in August. The theme is set to be the climate change and that’s why we’re here working to restore our forest cover,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 12, 2021 3:04:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "Uhuru said the restoration exercise is at the heart of efforts aimed at combatting biodiversity loss, climate change and pollution. It is the canvas with which live is written," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 5, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "We planted trees and paid tributes to heroes and heroines to signify their eternity, they will be with us forever," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 5, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Having considered the recommendations of both the Board of Management of Kenya Forest Service..., the government has decided that the moratorium on logging in public and community forests shall continue but varied and or modified to allow for harvesting and disposal of mature forest plantations,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 17, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "We aspire to attain green growth through strengthening the capacity of communities to withstand negative impacts of climate change," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 14, 2021 4:30:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "We have always acknowledged the importance of multilateralism to tackle environmental challenges. The ban on single-use plastics and reforestation programs has strengthened the greening of our economy," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “We need to make tree planting part of our culture and Kenya aims to plant 2 billion trees by 2022. Beyond that we need to grow and protect them” External link

africanewswire Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : “These areas and communities living in these areas are most vulnerable; pastoral communities, nomadic communities and really this programme helps to address the most deserving of cases,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, February 10, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : "These areas and communities living in these areas are most vulnerable; pastoral communities, nomadic communities and really this programme helps to address the most deserving of cases," External link

trust Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:56:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : "These areas and communities living in these areas are most vulnerable; pastoral communities, nomadic communities and really this programme helps to address the most deserving of cases," External link

reuters-en Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : "The problem comes from our neighbours because I can assure you that these items are not being produced in Kenya. We are doing our best, but we also have institutional challenges. I am aware that the single-use plastic is still in use," External link

allafrica Wednesday, February 10, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The policy gives direction on the management and conservation of wetlands taking into cognizant of the vital role that wetlands play towards attaining the vision 2030 and the sustainable development goals (SDG)," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Though wetlands are important, they are exposed to severe encroachment, overexploitation and degradation. The onus is thus upon us as a nation to stop destroying these lands and start restoring wetlands as a collective responsibility to save water and to conserve wetlands," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The measures include strengthening environmental management governance through policies, rehabilitation and restoration of ecosystems, pollution control and waste management and biodiversity and climate change management," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The policy gives direction on the management and conservation of wetlands taking into cognizant of the vital role that wetlands play towards attaining the vision 2030 and the sustainable development goals (SDG)," External link

kenyastar Tuesday, February 2, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Though wetlands are important, they are exposed to severe encroachment, overexploitation and degradation. The onus is thus upon us as a nation to stop destroying these lands and start restoring wetlands as a collective responsibility to save water and to conserve wetlands," External link

kenyastar Tuesday, February 2, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The measures include strengthening environmental management governance through policies, rehabilitation and restoration of ecosystems, pollution control and waste management and biodiversity and climate change management," External link

kenyastar Tuesday, February 2, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Having considered the recommendations of both the Board of Management of Kenya Forest Service and multi-agency on mapping, verification, and valuation of mature and over-mature forest plantations, the government has decided that the Moratorium on logging in public and community forests shall continue but varied and or modified to allow for harvesting and disposal of mature forest plantations,” External link

standardmedia Monday, November 23, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The aim of the government is not to completely stop the use of firewood because there are poor Kenyans who still rely on it," "The focus is on enlightening Kenyans as to why rural families stand to gain more by using renewable energy" External link

allafrica Sunday, November 15, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The aim of the government is not to completely stop the use of firewood because there are poor Kenyans who still rely on it," "The focus is on enlightening Kenyans as to why rural families stand to gain more by using renewable energy" External link

trust Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko says : “the ministry recognizes the importance of the urban green spaces of improving our biodiversity richness, as well as providing environmental benefits, such as carbon sequestration and air pollutants sinks, among others. The ministry has therefore embarked on restoration and conservation of the urban green spaces” External link

standardmedia Friday, October 16, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The property falls within the definition of a riparian reserve, which is therefore public land and is unavailable for allocation and private use,” External link

standardmedia Friday, October 16, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “We are demanding that for every tree that has been felled if it must be felled, then you plant at another strategic place five additional trees,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "You employ 3,000 people but killing many. The National Environment Authority will mercilessly carry a crackdown on those who discharge waste into the environment," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The effort is credited for creating knowledge in bamboo value chain, product design, marketing and standardization to further unlock the vast potential of bamboo resources for green economic growth, trade and wealth creation," External link

kenyastar Friday, September 18, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The Dutch-Sino-East Africa Bamboo Development Program effort is already contributing to green economic growth, international trade and investment between Europe, China and East Africa," External link

kenyastar Friday, September 18, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "This makes it a versatile resource which can efficiently and effectively contribute to the national strategy for 10 percent tree cover and the achievement of the President's big four Agenda for Kenya's economic development," External link

kenyastar Friday, September 18, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "A multinational company with various branches in the country has converted their stand-alone coolers to use carbon dioxide," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "As a country we have made tremendous progress in phasing out Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) especially in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector (RAC)," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "We are effectively monitoring the importation of controlled substances through import licensing under the Montreal Protocol to curb illegal importation of such substances," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The plan will realize high quality and green development of the cooling industry to meet peoples growing demand for better life," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “Murkomen needs to have respect. He is out here insulting President Uhuru Kenyatta and other leaders. He should respect the President. If you don’t respect the president of the Republic of Kenya, you do not deserve to be respected by anyone” External link

standardmedia Saturday, September 12, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “Murkomen needs to have respect. He is out here insulting President Uhuru Kenyatta and other leaders. He should respect the President. If you don’t respect the president of the Republic of Kenya, you do not deserve to be respected by anyone” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 6, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Huyo mkubwa wa Murkomen ni karani wa rais. (Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen’s boss is a clerk). The deputy president is just a clerk to the President... Murkomen and even his boss must respect the president,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Respect is a two-way traffic. If you cannot respect the president then you do not deserve to be respected by anyone,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko alidokeza : "Murkomen anadhani ni yeye tu anafahamu matusi. Anamtusi rais na kila kiongozi. Yeye na mdosi wake wanapaswa kuwa na heshima kwa rais," External link

tuko Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko alisema : "Hatutakubali yale yalifanyika msitu wa Mau. Wakati watu walikuwa wakitolewa Mau Murkomen alikuwa mmoja wale wale walipinga zoezi hilo ," External link

tuko Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko stated ( about William Ruto ) : "Murkomen thinks he is the only who knows all kinds of insults. He insults the president and other leaders. He should respect the president, the same applies to his boss (Ruto). He lacks decorum," External link

tuko Saturday, September 5, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “We will not allow what happened in Mau Forest to happen here. When Mau evictions were happening, this guy called Murkomen was one of those who went to Maasai Mau and insisted people would not leave. Didn’t they leave. He personally lives in Embobut Forest. Senator Murkomen start packing and leave. The forest is not yours,” External link

kenya-today Saturday, September 5, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about The Deputy ) : “Respect is a two-way traffic. If you cannot respect the president then you do not deserve to be respected by anyone. In fact, the Deputy President is a clerk to the President and the way I respect the President. Even the DP must respect him,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, September 5, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : “We have taken up this matter with the Treasury and to very highest level of government to see if the levies can be reinstated,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The directive was a well-intentioned decision aimed at easing the cost of doing business. Businesses complained of too many fees and it was decided that Nema charges be done away with,” “However, this has had a very negative unintended impact on Nema” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “We underestimated the magnitude of the work, especially the stabilisation of the river banks,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “All the public officials who participated in illegal allocation of public land should be investigated and prosecuted in accordance the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act and the Penal Code,” “All persons who - not being public officials - participated in or facilitated the illegal acquisition of public land (in whatever capacity, whether as professionals, original allottees, brokers or speculators), should be investigated and prosecuted in accordance with the applicable penal laws” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “All money and other proceeds unjustly acquired as a result of the illegal allocation and sale of public land should be recovered by the government in accordance with the law,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : “Over time, several parcels in the undegazetted forest area of Ngong Road Forest Reserve were illegally and fraudulently allocated to various individuals, companies and other entities and purported titles in respect thereof,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : “It is not my intention to demolish the houses. If this committee can mediate on this issue so that we resolve it once and for all. We need to sit and come up with a win-win solution,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Similarly, the estate commonly known as Forest Edge/View Estate lying between the Dog Section and the Southern Bypass was illegally and fraudulently established within the un-degazetted portion of Ngong Road Forest Reserve,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “As would be evident from the above list, a number of the illegal beneficiaries were companies, business names/firms, no doubt intended to conceal the true identities of the individuals behind them and the real beneficiaries of the illegal allocations,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The companies were created to conceal the fraudulent transaction," External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 13, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The companies were created to conceal the fraudulent transaction," External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 13, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Except the areas that were lawfully degazetted, all the other parcels of this forest, whether people have titles or not, whether they have built structures for business or residential houses, will be reclaimed," External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 6, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Fast-track the development of a master plan and identify quick wins that will transform this resource," External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 3, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "No exotic trees will be planted," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Within two weeks, the Gazette notice should be ready for signing. We want Kaptagat to be gazetted as a water tower, and not just as a forest,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 29, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "No exotic trees will be planted," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, June 28, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The trees we planted here today are not for us but for our future generations” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, June 28, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Except the areas that were lawfully degazetted, all the other parcels of this forest, whether people have titles or not, whether they have built structures for business or residential houses, will be reclaimed," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Mike Sonko ) : "I'm not attributing blame to any individual, but it is a structural problem across many counties since public parks were placed under the management of county governments. It was because of that that Governor Mike Sonko handed over the functions to the national government and NMS was created," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 13, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko states : “In your aforesaid letter you conveniently make no reference to, nor mention the fact that the property your client lays claim to was and is all that parcel of land also known as the Michuki Memorial Park, previously Mazingira Park,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, June 3, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “There is no other well-endowed region in this country than ASAL counties. They are rich in land mass, livestock keeping, bee keeping, minerals, and what is needed is a revamp through prudent leadership and the devolved units,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, March 15, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “It has come to my attention that some local administrators are colluding with unscrupulous charcoal burners in their areas of jurisdiction. I have ordered the county commissioner to rein in his juniors to stop illegal logging and charcoal burning forthwith,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, March 9, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “President Kenyatta and Raila hold the handshake and BBI and that is why we as government employees are in it,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, February 23, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “I am speaking on behalf of all civil servants that we are not in campaign mood but supporting what was started by our general who is President Kenyatta after the handshake with former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and led to peace among Kenyans,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Even the current presence of rain in most parts of these areas is a result of the restored Mau Forest and we will continue to ensure that the forest is fully recovered,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Raila tried by all means in 2009 to evict illegal settlers from Mau Forest but this government has now tried to flush out these settlers to stop them from causing further destructions of this important resource,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Enapuiyapui swamp is a wetland of national importance and even through it lies within a gazetted forest, it has not been gazetted and has lacked adequate protection,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, February 16, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about The UK ) : "The survival of the iconic Maasai Mara National Game Reserve as well as the entire Mara-Serengeti Ecosystem depends on the restoration & protection MMF," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "This is history. You are now in the world map as this is the first time those who got into the forest 30 years ago are moving out," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The Kirisia forest is two times bigger than the Maasai Mau forest. It has 10 rivers with indigenous trees, such as sandalwood, red cedar, podo and a whole range of wildlife," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko maintained : “We will move in and conserve this forest and as the government, we kindly urge those who have encroached on it to immediately move out before we use force. It is a shame that people have even obtained illegal title deeds and we will not tolerate this,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 22, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “We have kicked all illegal settlers out of the Mau and we are now moving to other forests. We shall not allow some individuals to mess up forests at the expense of majority of Kenyans,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 17, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : “In the next two weeks, I expect the CS to give direction on how charcoal from private farms should be moved. I feel the farmers are being (prevented) from reaping from their sweat. These people entirely depend on charcoal farming,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 15, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The internationally recognised standard forest cover for all countries is 10 per cent, but we plan to have at least 15 per cent forest cover by 2022,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The government will fence off the forest and deploy more security officers to protect the Mau which is a key water tower in this region,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The hot potato is now buried and the Mau will never be a political issue to be used by politicians during electioneering periods,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “For the last 60 days, we have done everything in the open and people left voluntarily. No bullet was fired nor anyone brutalised,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, November 2, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "It has been 30 years of stories after stories on why evictions from Mau cannot be done. Narrative has been grafted that this is individual’s agenda. Nothing can be further from the truth," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 1, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The settlers left voluntarily. The exercise was done in a humane and judicious manner and we expect by the end of today to recover the whole of Maasai Mau water tower, all this has been done without firing a bullet, clobbering anyone or even burning houses,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 1, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "We invite members of the public, institutions, corporate organisations and partners to donate seedlings and participate in tree planting activities," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 26, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Even if for argument's sake Maasi Mau was still trust land under the county government of Narok, if there are processes and activities that destroy the environment, the ecological value of that asset, the government has the responsibility to come in and eliminate processes and activities that are likely to endanger the environment," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Drought and flooding affect food production, water supply, housing access, livestock production and general livelihoods of the people," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko added : "We are adopting a radical waste management approach whereby wastes will be sorted out at source then taken to recovery site in every residential area with the help of youths and organized groups," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "We are encouraging industries, companies and agricultural enterprises to sustain adoption of ozone and climate-friendly alternatives and technologies and ensure they shift from using ozone-depleting substances (ODS)," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, September 16, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The government will spare no efforts to ensure that requirements of the Montreal Protocol are fully implemented," "We have the obligation to continue to work hard to ensure that a complete phase-out and phase-down of ozone-depleting substances is achieved within the broad principles stipulated in the protocol," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, September 16, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Based on the level of destruction that has been caused to the delicate ecosystem through the cutting [down] of trees and cultivation for personal benefits, these people should be required to pay for the restoration instead of them asking for compensation,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 12, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Criminal investigations have been done by the Director of Criminal Investigations. The files relating to these criminalities are now with the Director of Public Prosecutions who will soon make a decision,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 12, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Based on the level of destruction that has been caused to the delicate ecosystem through cutting of trees and cultivation for personal benefits, these people should be required to pay for the restoration instead of them asking for compensation,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Criminal investigations have been done by the Director of Criminal Investigations. The files relating to these criminalities are now with the Director of Public Prosecutions who will soon make a decision,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Based on the level of destruction that has been caused to the delicate ecosystem through cutting of trees and cultivation for personal benefits, these people should be required to pay for the restoration instead of them asking for compensation,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Criminal investigations have been done by the Director of Criminal Investigations. The files relating to these criminalities are now with the Director of Public Prosecutions who will soon make a decision,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “These individuals committed a crime by purporting to have sold land that doesn’t belong to them. They should be traced and forced to return the money. If they have any land in their names, they should resettle the people they sold land to,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The mere fact that the individuals hold titles signed by a government official doesn’t render an invalid process valid. The government will not compensate individuals who participated in an illegality,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Let them come out and record a statement and provide us with all documents so we can follow up on those who duped them,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Mau is not a matter between the Kalenjins and the Maasai. This is a national issue, which must be protected to serve even future generations. The exercise is unstoppable, there is no going back,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Criminal investigations have been done by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations. The files relating to these criminalities are now with the Director of Public Prosecutions who will soon make a decision,” External link

tuko Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:52:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko disclosed : "The files of those individuals are with DPP. Action will be taken against them soon," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Criminal investigations have been done by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations. The files relating to these criminalities are now with the Director of Public Prosecutions who will soon make a decision,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “This went contrary to the view of the majority of African countries in which the species lives,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 26, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The Mau forest disputes are political and have nothing to do with the law being flouted,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Whether you are Tangatanga or Kieleweke, restoration (of the Mau) is now or never,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The Mau forest disputes are political and have nothing to do with the law being flouted,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 19, 2019 9:50:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “As Cabinet secretaries, we are paid by the amount of work we do, not how much we talk,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, July 27, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “I suggest we move to the Mau and restore it and I will lead the effort. We should not politicise Mau,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 26, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “If we compensate those who are evicted from forest land, then even those who are charged with corruption will soon start asking for compensation. No one can plead ignorance in matters of forest encroachment,” “Some tell us they have title deeds, but a title deed is just a legal piece of paper while forests are our livelihood” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 26, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “I have been reading in the media that the Cabinet is divided. I want to state that there is no division at all. We are all united behind President Uhuru Kenyatta,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 25, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Lake Naivasha ) : “The Nairobi River cleanup and restoration have a zero budget. Other critical projects are Ng’arisha Lake Naivasha, Suswa, and Lake Magadi,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Lake Naivasha ) : "We are concerned about the budget cuts. As you know, the Nairobi River clean up and restoration have zero budget. Other critical projects are Ngarisha Lake Naivasha, Suswa and Lake Magadi," External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 22, 2019 2:07:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Capacity building is not lacking. It is sufficient, it is doable and it has been done. Let us get down to work,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 22, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “You have been vindicated. We have been treating the matter as politics but what I have seen, there is nothing to debate. We will do whatever we can to make sure what has been happening here will never happen again,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, July 20, 2019 7:24:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “I have been reading in the media that the Cabinet is divided. I want to state that there is no division at all. We are all united behind President Uhuru Kenyatta,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, July 13, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Bamboo grows fast and has power to clean the air, protect soils and conserve water. The more it is harvested the more it grows,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, July 8, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “We are crying because of the adverse effects of our own doing. We should not politicise and ethnicise environment because it doesn’t know tribe or political party. Whether you are in Jubilee, tangatanga, kieleweke or in between, it doesn’t care,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, July 8, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Hassan Joho ) : “It was an eyesore to visitors but the efforts of Governor Joho and his team saw the place transformed into a recreation area. These are the things we would like to see happening all over the country,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Even after the closure of the companies we will definitely keep investigating and tracking the process to make sure no company resumes operations without being given a clean bill of health," External link

tuko Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Even after the closure of the companies we will definitely keep investigating and tracking the process to make sure no company resumes operations without being given a clean bill of health,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, April 17, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “It would therefore be necessary to investigate and determine whether the accumulated debt was as a result of collusion and conspiracy between relevant KFS officials and the sawmillers in question to defraud the KFS,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “I have directed Nema and the committee to carry out investigations, prepare a report and bring it to me. The matter is in my hands and we will take it forward,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, April 10, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : “We have put the matter before the Attorney-General’s office with a view to getting an advisory opinion on the proposal that we raise Sh1 million to repair the machine,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, March 27, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko says : “The moratorium we put in place as government has been key in ensuring that forest and water resources are safeguarded,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Cleaner production in the manufacturing and service industry is key in addressing environmental degradation. We are implementing solid waste management policies in Nairobi, Mombasa and other major urban centres. This is important to save the environment and health of our people,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “In Kenya, we banned plastic use in 2017 and we are in the process of banning plastic bottles and cutlery. This has helped us reduce the plastic menace on land and in water bodies, in turn protecting the wetlands,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko added : "We must also give priority to cleaner production and promote resource-use efficiency as a prerequisite to achieve sustainable development," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, March 11, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “At the national level, in 2017 Kenya banned the utility, manufacture and importation of single use-plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging,” External link

standardmedia Monday, March 11, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The technical committee resolved to engage a dam expert to carry out the study since two of the key members of the multi-agency technical team — Water Resources Authority (WRA) and the National Environment Management Authority (Nema)- are interested parties in this issue,” External link

businessdailyafrica Sunday, March 10, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "There is need for country-driven support to accelerate the development, deployment and transfer of locally relevant climate and clean energy technologies," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, March 9, 2019 5:23:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The report has not been finalized because the technical committee resolved to engage a dam expert to carry out the study,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 8, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “This is the amount we have been trying to see how to appropriate and focus it appropriately. We have settled on the Nairobi river because it’s part of the Nairobi regeneration initiative,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Ben Washiali ) : “I wish it was Sh800 million as Hon [Ben] Washiali said,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko stated : “The law will be applied and we will shut down those entities that are discharging effluents into the rivers and threatening the livelihood of people,” External link

kenyastar Saturday, March 2, 2019 7:54:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko stated : “The law will be applied and we will shut down those entities that are discharging effluents into the rivers and threatening the livelihood of people,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 1, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Time is up for those who think that they are untouchable, no one will be spared,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 25, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : ”I am frustrated and disappointed at the rate at which enforcement is being carried out; we also need to realise that this waste is not generated by the government but by the public and it is their duty to understand that they need to dispose of it responsibly,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, February 23, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Even as we clean up the river, we continue to have discharges of raw sewage and industrial effluent. We continue to indiscriminately throw in litter and rubbish to the river,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “It’s pointless to continue sinking in public resources to clean up the river. That is dealing with symptoms, not the causes,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “I would be lying if I respond to the issues that led to the demolitions. The decision was made by the regeneration team of which I’m just a member. I cannot purport to speak on its behalf,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 13, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The President ordered them (DPP and DCI) to do so,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 13, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : “The DCI and the Director of Public Prosecutions are on the matter. Statements are being recorded,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 1:27:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “I write therefore to request that you issue similar directive to all Regional Commissioners across the country,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, February 3, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “This launch could not have come at a more opportune time. The effects of climate change are real and we have experienced it with the droughts witnessed in Kenya” External link

kenyastar Monday, January 7, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko says : "Inefficient production processes, low durability of goods and unsustainable consumption and production patterns lead to excessive generation of waste. This overburden and pollutes Kenya’s land, air and water resources," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 5, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The extension will allow replanting of trees in an estimated 76,603 acres with indigenous tree species,” External link

standardmedia Friday, December 28, 2018 12:28:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The Africa Group of Negotiators, has been burning the midnight oil seeking to advance our unique interests and we have made significant headway with the adoption of the Katowice Package,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, December 27, 2018 1:47:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Access to new, additional, predictable and adequate climate finance is critical for developing country Parties to implement their priority adaptation and mitigation actions and meet their obligations under the convention and the Paris Agreement,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, December 27, 2018 1:47:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Access to new, additional, predictable and adequate climate finance is critical for developing countries to implement their adaptation and mitigation actions and meet their obligations under the Convention and the Paris Agreement,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, December 27, 2018 1:47:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The Africa Group of Negotiators, has been burning the midnight oil seeking to advance our unique interests and we have made significant headway with the adoption of the Katowice Package,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, December 26, 2018 11:13:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Access to new, additional, predictable and adequate climate finance is critical for developing country Parties to implement their priority adaptation and mitigation actions and meet their obligations under the convention and the Paris Agreement,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, December 26, 2018 11:13:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Access to new, additional, predictable and adequate climate finance is critical for developing countries to implement their adaptation and mitigation actions and meet their obligations under the Convention and the Paris Agreement,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, December 26, 2018 11:13:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Access to new, additional, predictable and adequate climate finance is critical for developing country Parties to implement their priority adaptation and mitigation actions and meet their obligations under the Convention and the Paris Agreement. The time for action is now. Let us all rise to the occasion. Let us save Our Planet,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 17, 2018 3:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Strategy ) : “This we plan to do through issuance of Sovereign Green Bonds, establishment of the National Treasury as the National Designated Authority for Green Climate Fund, establishment of the Climate Change Fund and the Disaster Risk Financing Strategy all aimed at cushioning the economy from fiscal risks arising from the effects of climate related shocks and natural disasters,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 17, 2018 3:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The ‘Katowice package’ sets a way to decide on new, more ambitious funding targets from 2025 onwards, from the current commitment to mobilise $100 billion per year as of 2020,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 17, 2018 3:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “After three sleepless nights, I am glad to confirm that the COP24 talks have come to a close with a number of compromise arrangements for the earlier contentious issues,” “The Africa Group of Negotiators has literally been burning the midnight oil seeking to advance our unique interests and we have made significant headway with the adoption of the ‘Katowice package’” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 17, 2018 3:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Access to new, additional, predictable and adequate climate finance is critical for developing countries and parties to implement their priority adaptation and mitigation actions and meet their obligations under the Convention and the Paris Agreement. The time for action is now. Let us all rise to the occasion. Let us save our planet,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 17, 2018 3:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The suspects must immediately be charged with obstructing an election officer in executing his lawful duties contrary to section 13 (i) of the Election offences Act of 2016," External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:06:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "As a way of further investigations to strengthen the prosecution's case, the CID [Criminal Investigation Department] should get P3 form of Mrs Adhiambo, who was allegedly assaulted and whisked way during the attack," External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:06:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “In all such cases taken to Court, the release of the accused persons on bail or bond should be strenuously opposed,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:44:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The fact that it did not do so does not take away the powers of the DPP under Article 157(4) of the Constitution or Section 21 of the Elections Offences Act to order such investigations in an appropriate case such as the present one,” External link

coastweek Friday, September 29, 2017 5:01:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “I have designated a team of senior prosecutors to provide technical guidance and assistance to the investigation teams,” External link

coastweek Friday, September 29, 2017 5:01:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The substance of which is that they allegedly obtained information of the actual presidential election results from IEBC servers from what they called confidential IEBC sources,” External link

coastweek Friday, September 29, 2017 5:01:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko wrote : “Undertake thorough, comprehensive and expeditious investigations into the irregularities and illegalities found by the Supreme Court to have been committed by the IEBC in relation to the presidential election with a view of establishing whether electoral and/or other criminal offences including corruption or economic crimes may have been committed by the officials or any of them and those who may have aided, abetted, counselled or procured the commission of any such crimes,” External link

capitalfm Monday, September 25, 2017 1:16:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The fact that it did not do so does not take away the powers of the DPP under Article 157(4) of the Constitution or Section 21 of the Elections Offences Act to order such investigations in an appropriate case such as the present one," External link

coastweek Monday, September 25, 2017 9:34:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "I have designated a team of senior prosecutors to provide technical guidance and assistance to the investigation teams," External link

coastweek Monday, September 25, 2017 9:34:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The substance of which is that they allegedly obtained information of the actual presidential election results from IEBC servers from what they called confidential IEBC sources," External link

coastweek Monday, September 25, 2017 9:34:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko wrote : “Undertake thorough, comprehensive and expeditious investigations into the irregularities and illegalities found by the Supreme Court to have been committed by the IEBC in relation to the Presidential Election with a view of establishing whether electoral and/or other criminal offences including corruption or economic crimes may have been committed by the officials or any of them and those who may have aided, abetted, counseled or procured the commission of any such crimes,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, September 24, 2017 4:41:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The DPP assures members of the public that his office has put in place election preparedness measures aimed at ensuring that all cases of criminal nature will be dealt with effectively and suspects brought to account to ensure a secure environment for a free, fair and peaceful election,” External link

capitalfm Friday, August 18, 2017 4:35:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “There is sufficient evidence against Kinuthia on dealing with suspect property by receiving Sh27 million from the proceeds of the purchase of audit vault from OSI Kenya Ltd ,” External link

kenya-today Saturday, February 4, 2017 2:49:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko recommends : "and having attended the Steering Committee meeting, he should have pointed out and informed that the allowances exceeded SRC guidelines" External link

BBCMonitoring Wednesday, January 18, 2017 4:13:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The ministry incurred an extra cost of Sh6.6 million for having to carter for extra six people in the delegation to Rio," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:52:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Commission ) : “I have gone through the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC) files and I am satisfied and I have accepted there is sufficient evidence. I have made recommendations and communicated the same to them to proceed with the case,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, December 25, 2016 12:21:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko asked : “You touch a politician implicated in corruption and members of his or her party go up in arms, saying they are being targeted. Where is the will to fight this vice that is threatening to swallow our country?” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 12, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “We must not forget that corruption is a multi-faceted phenomenon, which requires to be addressed by multiple actors. Because of its pervasive nature and magnitude, it is imperative that all sectors in our society work together in a concerted manner,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 12, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko says ( about Chase Bank ) : “The committee confirmed that the evidence before it indicates that most of the payments received by the named banks originated from the account of Ministry of Devolution held at the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and they wanted to know if there was the culpability or complicity on the part CBK in aiding or abetting the scandal,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 27, 2016 12:41:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “EAAP aims to foster cooperation and collaboration in prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of crimes in the region including extradition and mutual legal assistance,” External link

coastweek Friday, November 11, 2016 5:42:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko wrote ( about Peter Mangiti ) : "Mr Chairman, you would be aware one of the matters in respect of which I have been invited by your committee to appear and give evidence on, namely, the theft of Sh791 million and attempted theft of Sh695 million is the subject of Criminal Case CMS Court Cr. C No. 1905/2015 (republic-vs-Eng. Peter Mangiti & 24 others," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 8, 2016 8:21:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told ( about Commission ) : "I have now asked the Director of Criminal Investigations to get for me the material from the National Land Commission, their ruling on the case and other witness statements to allow me make a final determination on whether to prosecute," External link

allafrica Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:24:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Ndegwa Muhoro ) : "I am the one who asked the DCI (Muhoro) to re-open the matter since the file had been closed by the AG when the DPP was still part of his office. We now have new evidence and new statements and, once I study them, I will decide what to do" External link

allafrica Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:24:00 AM EAT



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Keriako Tobiko said : “We have been working round the clock together for the last months in preparation for the upcoming 7th Devolution Conference to take place in August. The theme is set to be the climate change and that’s why we’re here working to restore our forest cover,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 12, 2021 3:04:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "Uhuru said the restoration exercise is at the heart of efforts aimed at combatting biodiversity loss, climate change and pollution. It is the canvas with which live is written," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 5, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "We planted trees and paid tributes to heroes and heroines to signify their eternity, they will be with us forever," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 5, 2021 10:51:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Having considered the recommendations of both the Board of Management of Kenya Forest Service..., the government has decided that the moratorium on logging in public and community forests shall continue but varied and or modified to allow for harvesting and disposal of mature forest plantations,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 17, 2021 5:10:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "We aspire to attain green growth through strengthening the capacity of communities to withstand negative impacts of climate change," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, May 14, 2021 4:30:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "We have always acknowledged the importance of multilateralism to tackle environmental challenges. The ban on single-use plastics and reforestation programs has strengthened the greening of our economy," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “We need to make tree planting part of our culture and Kenya aims to plant 2 billion trees by 2022. Beyond that we need to grow and protect them” External link

africanewswire Saturday, March 20, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : “These areas and communities living in these areas are most vulnerable; pastoral communities, nomadic communities and really this programme helps to address the most deserving of cases,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, February 10, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : "These areas and communities living in these areas are most vulnerable; pastoral communities, nomadic communities and really this programme helps to address the most deserving of cases," External link

trust Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:56:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : "These areas and communities living in these areas are most vulnerable; pastoral communities, nomadic communities and really this programme helps to address the most deserving of cases," External link

reuters-en Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:19:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : "The problem comes from our neighbours because I can assure you that these items are not being produced in Kenya. We are doing our best, but we also have institutional challenges. I am aware that the single-use plastic is still in use," External link

allafrica Wednesday, February 10, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The policy gives direction on the management and conservation of wetlands taking into cognizant of the vital role that wetlands play towards attaining the vision 2030 and the sustainable development goals (SDG)," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Though wetlands are important, they are exposed to severe encroachment, overexploitation and degradation. The onus is thus upon us as a nation to stop destroying these lands and start restoring wetlands as a collective responsibility to save water and to conserve wetlands," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The measures include strengthening environmental management governance through policies, rehabilitation and restoration of ecosystems, pollution control and waste management and biodiversity and climate change management," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, February 3, 2021 1:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The policy gives direction on the management and conservation of wetlands taking into cognizant of the vital role that wetlands play towards attaining the vision 2030 and the sustainable development goals (SDG)," External link

kenyastar Tuesday, February 2, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Though wetlands are important, they are exposed to severe encroachment, overexploitation and degradation. The onus is thus upon us as a nation to stop destroying these lands and start restoring wetlands as a collective responsibility to save water and to conserve wetlands," External link

kenyastar Tuesday, February 2, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The measures include strengthening environmental management governance through policies, rehabilitation and restoration of ecosystems, pollution control and waste management and biodiversity and climate change management," External link

kenyastar Tuesday, February 2, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Having considered the recommendations of both the Board of Management of Kenya Forest Service and multi-agency on mapping, verification, and valuation of mature and over-mature forest plantations, the government has decided that the Moratorium on logging in public and community forests shall continue but varied and or modified to allow for harvesting and disposal of mature forest plantations,” External link

standardmedia Monday, November 23, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The aim of the government is not to completely stop the use of firewood because there are poor Kenyans who still rely on it," "The focus is on enlightening Kenyans as to why rural families stand to gain more by using renewable energy" External link

allafrica Sunday, November 15, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The aim of the government is not to completely stop the use of firewood because there are poor Kenyans who still rely on it," "The focus is on enlightening Kenyans as to why rural families stand to gain more by using renewable energy" External link

trust Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko says : “the ministry recognizes the importance of the urban green spaces of improving our biodiversity richness, as well as providing environmental benefits, such as carbon sequestration and air pollutants sinks, among others. The ministry has therefore embarked on restoration and conservation of the urban green spaces” External link

standardmedia Friday, October 16, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The property falls within the definition of a riparian reserve, which is therefore public land and is unavailable for allocation and private use,” External link

standardmedia Friday, October 16, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “We are demanding that for every tree that has been felled if it must be felled, then you plant at another strategic place five additional trees,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "You employ 3,000 people but killing many. The National Environment Authority will mercilessly carry a crackdown on those who discharge waste into the environment," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 19, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The effort is credited for creating knowledge in bamboo value chain, product design, marketing and standardization to further unlock the vast potential of bamboo resources for green economic growth, trade and wealth creation," External link

kenyastar Friday, September 18, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The Dutch-Sino-East Africa Bamboo Development Program effort is already contributing to green economic growth, international trade and investment between Europe, China and East Africa," External link

kenyastar Friday, September 18, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "This makes it a versatile resource which can efficiently and effectively contribute to the national strategy for 10 percent tree cover and the achievement of the President's big four Agenda for Kenya's economic development," External link

kenyastar Friday, September 18, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "A multinational company with various branches in the country has converted their stand-alone coolers to use carbon dioxide," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "As a country we have made tremendous progress in phasing out Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) especially in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector (RAC)," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "We are effectively monitoring the importation of controlled substances through import licensing under the Montreal Protocol to curb illegal importation of such substances," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The plan will realize high quality and green development of the cooling industry to meet peoples growing demand for better life," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 17, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “Murkomen needs to have respect. He is out here insulting President Uhuru Kenyatta and other leaders. He should respect the President. If you don’t respect the president of the Republic of Kenya, you do not deserve to be respected by anyone” External link

standardmedia Saturday, September 12, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “Murkomen needs to have respect. He is out here insulting President Uhuru Kenyatta and other leaders. He should respect the President. If you don’t respect the president of the Republic of Kenya, you do not deserve to be respected by anyone” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 6, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Huyo mkubwa wa Murkomen ni karani wa rais. (Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen’s boss is a clerk). The deputy president is just a clerk to the President... Murkomen and even his boss must respect the president,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Respect is a two-way traffic. If you cannot respect the president then you do not deserve to be respected by anyone,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 6, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko alidokeza : "Murkomen anadhani ni yeye tu anafahamu matusi. Anamtusi rais na kila kiongozi. Yeye na mdosi wake wanapaswa kuwa na heshima kwa rais," External link

tuko Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko alisema : "Hatutakubali yale yalifanyika msitu wa Mau. Wakati watu walikuwa wakitolewa Mau Murkomen alikuwa mmoja wale wale walipinga zoezi hilo ," External link

tuko Saturday, September 5, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko stated ( about William Ruto ) : "Murkomen thinks he is the only who knows all kinds of insults. He insults the president and other leaders. He should respect the president, the same applies to his boss (Ruto). He lacks decorum," External link

tuko Saturday, September 5, 2020 5:46:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “We will not allow what happened in Mau Forest to happen here. When Mau evictions were happening, this guy called Murkomen was one of those who went to Maasai Mau and insisted people would not leave. Didn’t they leave. He personally lives in Embobut Forest. Senator Murkomen start packing and leave. The forest is not yours,” External link

kenya-today Saturday, September 5, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about The Deputy ) : “Respect is a two-way traffic. If you cannot respect the president then you do not deserve to be respected by anyone. In fact, the Deputy President is a clerk to the President and the way I respect the President. Even the DP must respect him,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, September 5, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : “We have taken up this matter with the Treasury and to very highest level of government to see if the levies can be reinstated,” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The directive was a well-intentioned decision aimed at easing the cost of doing business. Businesses complained of too many fees and it was decided that Nema charges be done away with,” “However, this has had a very negative unintended impact on Nema” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “We underestimated the magnitude of the work, especially the stabilisation of the river banks,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “All the public officials who participated in illegal allocation of public land should be investigated and prosecuted in accordance the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act and the Penal Code,” “All persons who - not being public officials - participated in or facilitated the illegal acquisition of public land (in whatever capacity, whether as professionals, original allottees, brokers or speculators), should be investigated and prosecuted in accordance with the applicable penal laws” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “All money and other proceeds unjustly acquired as a result of the illegal allocation and sale of public land should be recovered by the government in accordance with the law,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : “Over time, several parcels in the undegazetted forest area of Ngong Road Forest Reserve were illegally and fraudulently allocated to various individuals, companies and other entities and purported titles in respect thereof,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : “It is not my intention to demolish the houses. If this committee can mediate on this issue so that we resolve it once and for all. We need to sit and come up with a win-win solution,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Similarly, the estate commonly known as Forest Edge/View Estate lying between the Dog Section and the Southern Bypass was illegally and fraudulently established within the un-degazetted portion of Ngong Road Forest Reserve,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “As would be evident from the above list, a number of the illegal beneficiaries were companies, business names/firms, no doubt intended to conceal the true identities of the individuals behind them and the real beneficiaries of the illegal allocations,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 14, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The companies were created to conceal the fraudulent transaction," External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 13, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The companies were created to conceal the fraudulent transaction," External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 13, 2020 2:59:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Except the areas that were lawfully degazetted, all the other parcels of this forest, whether people have titles or not, whether they have built structures for business or residential houses, will be reclaimed," External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 6, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Fast-track the development of a master plan and identify quick wins that will transform this resource," External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 3, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "No exotic trees will be planted," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 1, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Within two weeks, the Gazette notice should be ready for signing. We want Kaptagat to be gazetted as a water tower, and not just as a forest,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 29, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "No exotic trees will be planted," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, June 28, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The trees we planted here today are not for us but for our future generations” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, June 28, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Except the areas that were lawfully degazetted, all the other parcels of this forest, whether people have titles or not, whether they have built structures for business or residential houses, will be reclaimed," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Mike Sonko ) : "I'm not attributing blame to any individual, but it is a structural problem across many counties since public parks were placed under the management of county governments. It was because of that that Governor Mike Sonko handed over the functions to the national government and NMS was created," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 13, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko states : “In your aforesaid letter you conveniently make no reference to, nor mention the fact that the property your client lays claim to was and is all that parcel of land also known as the Michuki Memorial Park, previously Mazingira Park,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, June 3, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “There is no other well-endowed region in this country than ASAL counties. They are rich in land mass, livestock keeping, bee keeping, minerals, and what is needed is a revamp through prudent leadership and the devolved units,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, March 15, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “It has come to my attention that some local administrators are colluding with unscrupulous charcoal burners in their areas of jurisdiction. I have ordered the county commissioner to rein in his juniors to stop illegal logging and charcoal burning forthwith,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, March 9, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “President Kenyatta and Raila hold the handshake and BBI and that is why we as government employees are in it,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, February 23, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “I am speaking on behalf of all civil servants that we are not in campaign mood but supporting what was started by our general who is President Kenyatta after the handshake with former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and led to peace among Kenyans,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Even the current presence of rain in most parts of these areas is a result of the restored Mau Forest and we will continue to ensure that the forest is fully recovered,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Raila tried by all means in 2009 to evict illegal settlers from Mau Forest but this government has now tried to flush out these settlers to stop them from causing further destructions of this important resource,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 22, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Enapuiyapui swamp is a wetland of national importance and even through it lies within a gazetted forest, it has not been gazetted and has lacked adequate protection,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, February 16, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about The UK ) : "The survival of the iconic Maasai Mara National Game Reserve as well as the entire Mara-Serengeti Ecosystem depends on the restoration & protection MMF," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "This is history. You are now in the world map as this is the first time those who got into the forest 30 years ago are moving out," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The Kirisia forest is two times bigger than the Maasai Mau forest. It has 10 rivers with indigenous trees, such as sandalwood, red cedar, podo and a whole range of wildlife," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko maintained : “We will move in and conserve this forest and as the government, we kindly urge those who have encroached on it to immediately move out before we use force. It is a shame that people have even obtained illegal title deeds and we will not tolerate this,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 22, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “We have kicked all illegal settlers out of the Mau and we are now moving to other forests. We shall not allow some individuals to mess up forests at the expense of majority of Kenyans,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 17, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : “In the next two weeks, I expect the CS to give direction on how charcoal from private farms should be moved. I feel the farmers are being (prevented) from reaping from their sweat. These people entirely depend on charcoal farming,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 15, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The internationally recognised standard forest cover for all countries is 10 per cent, but we plan to have at least 15 per cent forest cover by 2022,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:58:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The government will fence off the forest and deploy more security officers to protect the Mau which is a key water tower in this region,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The hot potato is now buried and the Mau will never be a political issue to be used by politicians during electioneering periods,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 2, 2019 7:09:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “For the last 60 days, we have done everything in the open and people left voluntarily. No bullet was fired nor anyone brutalised,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, November 2, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "It has been 30 years of stories after stories on why evictions from Mau cannot be done. Narrative has been grafted that this is individual’s agenda. Nothing can be further from the truth," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 1, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The settlers left voluntarily. The exercise was done in a humane and judicious manner and we expect by the end of today to recover the whole of Maasai Mau water tower, all this has been done without firing a bullet, clobbering anyone or even burning houses,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 1, 2019 5:50:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "We invite members of the public, institutions, corporate organisations and partners to donate seedlings and participate in tree planting activities," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 26, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Even if for argument's sake Maasi Mau was still trust land under the county government of Narok, if there are processes and activities that destroy the environment, the ecological value of that asset, the government has the responsibility to come in and eliminate processes and activities that are likely to endanger the environment," External link

kenyastar Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:12:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Drought and flooding affect food production, water supply, housing access, livestock production and general livelihoods of the people," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko added : "We are adopting a radical waste management approach whereby wastes will be sorted out at source then taken to recovery site in every residential area with the help of youths and organized groups," External link

xinhuanet_en Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:44:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "We are encouraging industries, companies and agricultural enterprises to sustain adoption of ozone and climate-friendly alternatives and technologies and ensure they shift from using ozone-depleting substances (ODS)," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, September 16, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The government will spare no efforts to ensure that requirements of the Montreal Protocol are fully implemented," "We have the obligation to continue to work hard to ensure that a complete phase-out and phase-down of ozone-depleting substances is achieved within the broad principles stipulated in the protocol," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, September 16, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Based on the level of destruction that has been caused to the delicate ecosystem through the cutting [down] of trees and cultivation for personal benefits, these people should be required to pay for the restoration instead of them asking for compensation,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 12, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Criminal investigations have been done by the Director of Criminal Investigations. The files relating to these criminalities are now with the Director of Public Prosecutions who will soon make a decision,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 12, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Based on the level of destruction that has been caused to the delicate ecosystem through cutting of trees and cultivation for personal benefits, these people should be required to pay for the restoration instead of them asking for compensation,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Criminal investigations have been done by the Director of Criminal Investigations. The files relating to these criminalities are now with the Director of Public Prosecutions who will soon make a decision,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 12, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Based on the level of destruction that has been caused to the delicate ecosystem through cutting of trees and cultivation for personal benefits, these people should be required to pay for the restoration instead of them asking for compensation,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Criminal investigations have been done by the Director of Criminal Investigations. The files relating to these criminalities are now with the Director of Public Prosecutions who will soon make a decision,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “These individuals committed a crime by purporting to have sold land that doesn’t belong to them. They should be traced and forced to return the money. If they have any land in their names, they should resettle the people they sold land to,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The mere fact that the individuals hold titles signed by a government official doesn’t render an invalid process valid. The government will not compensate individuals who participated in an illegality,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Let them come out and record a statement and provide us with all documents so we can follow up on those who duped them,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Mau is not a matter between the Kalenjins and the Maasai. This is a national issue, which must be protected to serve even future generations. The exercise is unstoppable, there is no going back,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:12:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Criminal investigations have been done by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations. The files relating to these criminalities are now with the Director of Public Prosecutions who will soon make a decision,” External link

tuko Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:52:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko disclosed : "The files of those individuals are with DPP. Action will be taken against them soon," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:32:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Criminal investigations have been done by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations. The files relating to these criminalities are now with the Director of Public Prosecutions who will soon make a decision,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “This went contrary to the view of the majority of African countries in which the species lives,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 26, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The Mau forest disputes are political and have nothing to do with the law being flouted,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Whether you are Tangatanga or Kieleweke, restoration (of the Mau) is now or never,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The Mau forest disputes are political and have nothing to do with the law being flouted,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 19, 2019 9:50:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “As Cabinet secretaries, we are paid by the amount of work we do, not how much we talk,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, July 27, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “I suggest we move to the Mau and restore it and I will lead the effort. We should not politicise Mau,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 26, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “If we compensate those who are evicted from forest land, then even those who are charged with corruption will soon start asking for compensation. No one can plead ignorance in matters of forest encroachment,” “Some tell us they have title deeds, but a title deed is just a legal piece of paper while forests are our livelihood” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 26, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “I have been reading in the media that the Cabinet is divided. I want to state that there is no division at all. We are all united behind President Uhuru Kenyatta,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 25, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Lake Naivasha ) : “The Nairobi River cleanup and restoration have a zero budget. Other critical projects are Ng’arisha Lake Naivasha, Suswa, and Lake Magadi,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Lake Naivasha ) : "We are concerned about the budget cuts. As you know, the Nairobi River clean up and restoration have zero budget. Other critical projects are Ngarisha Lake Naivasha, Suswa and Lake Magadi," External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 22, 2019 2:07:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Capacity building is not lacking. It is sufficient, it is doable and it has been done. Let us get down to work,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 22, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “You have been vindicated. We have been treating the matter as politics but what I have seen, there is nothing to debate. We will do whatever we can to make sure what has been happening here will never happen again,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, July 20, 2019 7:24:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “I have been reading in the media that the Cabinet is divided. I want to state that there is no division at all. We are all united behind President Uhuru Kenyatta,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, July 13, 2019 7:46:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Bamboo grows fast and has power to clean the air, protect soils and conserve water. The more it is harvested the more it grows,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, July 8, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “We are crying because of the adverse effects of our own doing. We should not politicise and ethnicise environment because it doesn’t know tribe or political party. Whether you are in Jubilee, tangatanga, kieleweke or in between, it doesn’t care,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, July 8, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Hassan Joho ) : “It was an eyesore to visitors but the efforts of Governor Joho and his team saw the place transformed into a recreation area. These are the things we would like to see happening all over the country,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, June 22, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "Even after the closure of the companies we will definitely keep investigating and tracking the process to make sure no company resumes operations without being given a clean bill of health," External link

tuko Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:49:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Even after the closure of the companies we will definitely keep investigating and tracking the process to make sure no company resumes operations without being given a clean bill of health,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, April 17, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “It would therefore be necessary to investigate and determine whether the accumulated debt was as a result of collusion and conspiracy between relevant KFS officials and the sawmillers in question to defraud the KFS,” External link

businessdailyafrica Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “I have directed Nema and the committee to carry out investigations, prepare a report and bring it to me. The matter is in my hands and we will take it forward,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, April 10, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : “We have put the matter before the Attorney-General’s office with a view to getting an advisory opinion on the proposal that we raise Sh1 million to repair the machine,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, March 27, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko says : “The moratorium we put in place as government has been key in ensuring that forest and water resources are safeguarded,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Cleaner production in the manufacturing and service industry is key in addressing environmental degradation. We are implementing solid waste management policies in Nairobi, Mombasa and other major urban centres. This is important to save the environment and health of our people,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “In Kenya, we banned plastic use in 2017 and we are in the process of banning plastic bottles and cutlery. This has helped us reduce the plastic menace on land and in water bodies, in turn protecting the wetlands,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko added : "We must also give priority to cleaner production and promote resource-use efficiency as a prerequisite to achieve sustainable development," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, March 11, 2019 3:57:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “At the national level, in 2017 Kenya banned the utility, manufacture and importation of single use-plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging,” External link

standardmedia Monday, March 11, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The technical committee resolved to engage a dam expert to carry out the study since two of the key members of the multi-agency technical team — Water Resources Authority (WRA) and the National Environment Management Authority (Nema)- are interested parties in this issue,” External link

businessdailyafrica Sunday, March 10, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "There is need for country-driven support to accelerate the development, deployment and transfer of locally relevant climate and clean energy technologies," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, March 9, 2019 5:23:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The report has not been finalized because the technical committee resolved to engage a dam expert to carry out the study,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 8, 2019 8:18:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “This is the amount we have been trying to see how to appropriate and focus it appropriately. We have settled on the Nairobi river because it’s part of the Nairobi regeneration initiative,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Ben Washiali ) : “I wish it was Sh800 million as Hon [Ben] Washiali said,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko stated : “The law will be applied and we will shut down those entities that are discharging effluents into the rivers and threatening the livelihood of people,” External link

kenyastar Saturday, March 2, 2019 7:54:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko stated : “The law will be applied and we will shut down those entities that are discharging effluents into the rivers and threatening the livelihood of people,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 1, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Time is up for those who think that they are untouchable, no one will be spared,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 25, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : ”I am frustrated and disappointed at the rate at which enforcement is being carried out; we also need to realise that this waste is not generated by the government but by the public and it is their duty to understand that they need to dispose of it responsibly,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, February 23, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Even as we clean up the river, we continue to have discharges of raw sewage and industrial effluent. We continue to indiscriminately throw in litter and rubbish to the river,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “It’s pointless to continue sinking in public resources to clean up the river. That is dealing with symptoms, not the causes,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “I would be lying if I respond to the issues that led to the demolitions. The decision was made by the regeneration team of which I’m just a member. I cannot purport to speak on its behalf,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 13, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The President ordered them (DPP and DCI) to do so,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 13, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told : “The DCI and the Director of Public Prosecutions are on the matter. Statements are being recorded,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 13, 2019 1:27:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “I write therefore to request that you issue similar directive to all Regional Commissioners across the country,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, February 3, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “This launch could not have come at a more opportune time. The effects of climate change are real and we have experienced it with the droughts witnessed in Kenya” External link

kenyastar Monday, January 7, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko says : "Inefficient production processes, low durability of goods and unsustainable consumption and production patterns lead to excessive generation of waste. This overburden and pollutes Kenya’s land, air and water resources," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 5, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The extension will allow replanting of trees in an estimated 76,603 acres with indigenous tree species,” External link

standardmedia Friday, December 28, 2018 12:28:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The Africa Group of Negotiators, has been burning the midnight oil seeking to advance our unique interests and we have made significant headway with the adoption of the Katowice Package,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, December 27, 2018 1:47:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Access to new, additional, predictable and adequate climate finance is critical for developing country Parties to implement their priority adaptation and mitigation actions and meet their obligations under the convention and the Paris Agreement,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, December 27, 2018 1:47:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Access to new, additional, predictable and adequate climate finance is critical for developing countries to implement their adaptation and mitigation actions and meet their obligations under the Convention and the Paris Agreement,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, December 27, 2018 1:47:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The Africa Group of Negotiators, has been burning the midnight oil seeking to advance our unique interests and we have made significant headway with the adoption of the Katowice Package,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, December 26, 2018 11:13:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Access to new, additional, predictable and adequate climate finance is critical for developing country Parties to implement their priority adaptation and mitigation actions and meet their obligations under the convention and the Paris Agreement,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, December 26, 2018 11:13:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Access to new, additional, predictable and adequate climate finance is critical for developing countries to implement their adaptation and mitigation actions and meet their obligations under the Convention and the Paris Agreement,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, December 26, 2018 11:13:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Access to new, additional, predictable and adequate climate finance is critical for developing country Parties to implement their priority adaptation and mitigation actions and meet their obligations under the Convention and the Paris Agreement. The time for action is now. Let us all rise to the occasion. Let us save Our Planet,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 17, 2018 3:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Strategy ) : “This we plan to do through issuance of Sovereign Green Bonds, establishment of the National Treasury as the National Designated Authority for Green Climate Fund, establishment of the Climate Change Fund and the Disaster Risk Financing Strategy all aimed at cushioning the economy from fiscal risks arising from the effects of climate related shocks and natural disasters,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 17, 2018 3:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The ‘Katowice package’ sets a way to decide on new, more ambitious funding targets from 2025 onwards, from the current commitment to mobilise $100 billion per year as of 2020,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 17, 2018 3:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “After three sleepless nights, I am glad to confirm that the COP24 talks have come to a close with a number of compromise arrangements for the earlier contentious issues,” “The Africa Group of Negotiators has literally been burning the midnight oil seeking to advance our unique interests and we have made significant headway with the adoption of the ‘Katowice package’” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 17, 2018 3:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “Access to new, additional, predictable and adequate climate finance is critical for developing countries and parties to implement their priority adaptation and mitigation actions and meet their obligations under the Convention and the Paris Agreement. The time for action is now. Let us all rise to the occasion. Let us save our planet,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 17, 2018 3:08:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The suspects must immediately be charged with obstructing an election officer in executing his lawful duties contrary to section 13 (i) of the Election offences Act of 2016," External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:06:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "As a way of further investigations to strengthen the prosecution's case, the CID [Criminal Investigation Department] should get P3 form of Mrs Adhiambo, who was allegedly assaulted and whisked way during the attack," External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:06:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “In all such cases taken to Court, the release of the accused persons on bail or bond should be strenuously opposed,” External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:44:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The fact that it did not do so does not take away the powers of the DPP under Article 157(4) of the Constitution or Section 21 of the Elections Offences Act to order such investigations in an appropriate case such as the present one,” External link

coastweek Friday, September 29, 2017 5:01:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “I have designated a team of senior prosecutors to provide technical guidance and assistance to the investigation teams,” External link

coastweek Friday, September 29, 2017 5:01:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The substance of which is that they allegedly obtained information of the actual presidential election results from IEBC servers from what they called confidential IEBC sources,” External link

coastweek Friday, September 29, 2017 5:01:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko wrote : “Undertake thorough, comprehensive and expeditious investigations into the irregularities and illegalities found by the Supreme Court to have been committed by the IEBC in relation to the presidential election with a view of establishing whether electoral and/or other criminal offences including corruption or economic crimes may have been committed by the officials or any of them and those who may have aided, abetted, counselled or procured the commission of any such crimes,” External link

capitalfm Monday, September 25, 2017 1:16:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The fact that it did not do so does not take away the powers of the DPP under Article 157(4) of the Constitution or Section 21 of the Elections Offences Act to order such investigations in an appropriate case such as the present one," External link

coastweek Monday, September 25, 2017 9:34:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "I have designated a team of senior prosecutors to provide technical guidance and assistance to the investigation teams," External link

coastweek Monday, September 25, 2017 9:34:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The substance of which is that they allegedly obtained information of the actual presidential election results from IEBC servers from what they called confidential IEBC sources," External link

coastweek Monday, September 25, 2017 9:34:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko wrote : “Undertake thorough, comprehensive and expeditious investigations into the irregularities and illegalities found by the Supreme Court to have been committed by the IEBC in relation to the Presidential Election with a view of establishing whether electoral and/or other criminal offences including corruption or economic crimes may have been committed by the officials or any of them and those who may have aided, abetted, counseled or procured the commission of any such crimes,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, September 24, 2017 4:41:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “The DPP assures members of the public that his office has put in place election preparedness measures aimed at ensuring that all cases of criminal nature will be dealt with effectively and suspects brought to account to ensure a secure environment for a free, fair and peaceful election,” External link

capitalfm Friday, August 18, 2017 4:35:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “There is sufficient evidence against Kinuthia on dealing with suspect property by receiving Sh27 million from the proceeds of the purchase of audit vault from OSI Kenya Ltd ,” External link

kenya-today Saturday, February 4, 2017 2:49:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko recommends : "and having attended the Steering Committee meeting, he should have pointed out and informed that the allowances exceeded SRC guidelines" External link

BBCMonitoring Wednesday, January 18, 2017 4:13:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : "The ministry incurred an extra cost of Sh6.6 million for having to carter for extra six people in the delegation to Rio," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:52:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Commission ) : “I have gone through the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC) files and I am satisfied and I have accepted there is sufficient evidence. I have made recommendations and communicated the same to them to proceed with the case,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, December 25, 2016 12:21:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko asked : “You touch a politician implicated in corruption and members of his or her party go up in arms, saying they are being targeted. Where is the will to fight this vice that is threatening to swallow our country?” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 12, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “We must not forget that corruption is a multi-faceted phenomenon, which requires to be addressed by multiple actors. Because of its pervasive nature and magnitude, it is imperative that all sectors in our society work together in a concerted manner,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 12, 2016 8:06:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko says ( about Chase Bank ) : “The committee confirmed that the evidence before it indicates that most of the payments received by the named banks originated from the account of Ministry of Devolution held at the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and they wanted to know if there was the culpability or complicity on the part CBK in aiding or abetting the scandal,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 27, 2016 12:41:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said : “EAAP aims to foster cooperation and collaboration in prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of crimes in the region including extradition and mutual legal assistance,” External link

coastweek Friday, November 11, 2016 5:42:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko wrote ( about Peter Mangiti ) : "Mr Chairman, you would be aware one of the matters in respect of which I have been invited by your committee to appear and give evidence on, namely, the theft of Sh791 million and attempted theft of Sh695 million is the subject of Criminal Case CMS Court Cr. C No. 1905/2015 (republic-vs-Eng. Peter Mangiti & 24 others," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 8, 2016 8:21:00 PM EAT

Keriako Tobiko told ( about Commission ) : "I have now asked the Director of Criminal Investigations to get for me the material from the National Land Commission, their ruling on the case and other witness statements to allow me make a final determination on whether to prosecute," External link

allafrica Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:24:00 AM EAT

Keriako Tobiko said ( about Ndegwa Muhoro ) : "I am the one who asked the DCI (Muhoro) to re-open the matter since the file had been closed by the AG when the DPP was still part of his office. We now have new evidence and new statements and, once I study them, I will decide what to do" External link

allafrica Sunday, November 6, 2016 4:24:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
director25.00%EN10/23/201723/10/2017
prosecutor25.00%EN11/17/201617/11/2016
public prosecutor50.00%EN05/25/201625/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Keriako TobikoEN94.81%
Keriako TobikoFR4.93%
Keriako TobikoSA0.13%
Keriako TobikoPT0.13%


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