Kenya Defence Forces troops in Turkana County, led by the Commander 110 Brigade, Brigadier Peter Assava, on Friday, 25 November 2022, engaged with leaders from Turkana County Government in discussions aimed at ensuring peace in the region. In the meeting, Turkana County Government was represented by the County Secretary Mr Peter Eripete. The meeting also discussed areas of cooperation between the two entities, including Civil Military Cooperation where the KDF troops have been distributing water to communities there.
The newly-deployed troops at Kokenye Military Camp were later joined by county directors in a tree seedlings planting exercise that saw over 2,000 seedlings planted as part of the Environmental Soldier Programme. The directors included County Director of Environment Mr Clement Nadio and County Director of Forestry and Wildlife Ms Pauline Pusiye.