Election fever in full effect for Narok, Laikipia

By Irene Muchuma

It’s survival for the fittest in the race for the Narok County Gubernatorial seat.

Bomet Governor Isaac Rutto is now telling off his Narok counterpart Samuel Ole Tunai for alleging that he is using his Chama Cha Mashinani Party to divide the Maa community in Narok.

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Rutto says his support for Patrick Ole Ntutu for the gubernatorial seat is based on the fact that Ole Tunai has failed to deliver election pledges made to the people of Narok.

Patrick ole Ntutu who is the Narok West MP is urging the electorate to make an informed choice in August.

In Taita Taveta, Voi Member of parliament Jones Mlolwa is calling on voters to participate in party nominations to ensure leaders of their choice are elected come August.

Elsewhere the presence of Laikipia North MP Mathew Lempurkel at a ceremony to launch Governor Joshua Irungu’s manifesto has caused jitters among the political divide in the county.

Lempurkel an ODM supporter is said to have called on Laikipia residents to re-elect the Governor and vote for the NASA flag bearer for the presidency.

The remarks prompted a section of Nyahururu town residents to hold demonstrations demanding an apology from both leaders.

They maintained that Laikipia is a Jubilee strong hold and voters will not be swayed to join NASA.

Jubilee Party supporters in South Mugirango constituency claim to be sidelined by the presidential campaign team in the region. They warn that the issue may ruin party’s campaigns in the region.

In Gatundu south, Kikuyu Council of Elders have led a section of political leaders in condemning an attack on former legislator Moses Muia and a journalist by a gang in the area  over political indifferences.

Muia was allegedly attacked when he submitted a petition by the area residents demanding that sitting MP Moses Kuria refunds funds he is alleged to have embezzled
















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