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What were  the political organization of the Nandi during the pre-colonial period?

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Political organization of the Nandi during the pre-colonial period include;

  • Lived in autonomous territorial units (Bororiet)
  • They had a council of elders (KOK)
  • Duties of council of elders included ; maintain law & order, settled disputes
  • Leadership was based on age-grades
  • The Orkoiyot is respected as the central authority and unifying factor
  • Advised the council of elders
  • Young men joined junior warriors after circumcision and they defended the community from external attacks
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