Kenyans mark Mashujaa Day across the country

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Mashujaa Day celebrations

As Kenyans Sunday celebrated Mashujaa day, Kiambu County Acting Governor James Karanja Nyoro has said that the county will turn areas that were used by Mau Mau fighters into Cultural Centers.

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Kiambu County Commissioner Wilson Wanyanga called upon the County Government and stakeholders to address cases of suicide that have become rampant in the County.

Kisii county security committee has assured candidates and education stakeholders that it will deliver credible national examinations kicking off next week.

Meanwhile, Uasin Gishu County Commissioner, Abdirizack Jaldesa said no unauthorized person will be allowed anywhere near an examination centres during the forthcoming Kenya certificate of primary education, KCPE and Kenya Certificate of Secondary examinations.

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In the meantime, leaders in Busia County have urged locals living along river banks to move to higher grounds with immediate effect in a bid to avert more deaths following flooding that has been caused by ongoing heavy rains.

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County Commissioner Jacob Narengo said that the downpour is becoming disastrous. He called upon the disaster management department to respond swiftly and ensure that no families live along river banks.

Elsewhere, residents living along river Tana in Garissa County have been advised to move to higher and safer grounds. Area county commissioner Meru Mwangi said that the residents in those areas should start moving out before the floods maroon their houses.

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In Mandera, residents have been asked to shun senseless killings of innocent members of the public. And Baringo Governor Stanley Kiptis recognized athletes from Baringo among them the recent Chicago marathon winner Lawrence Cherono who he termed as a hero.

In Taita Taveta county, Governor Granton Samboja promised major development changes in less than one year.

In Samburu county leaders raised concern over increased insecurity especially in Baragoi.  Area women rep appealed to the government to bring lasting solution. Area commissioner assured that the government will deal with the criminals.

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Kirinyaga leaders clashed on Sunday during the Mashujaa day celebrations over the Sh.15 billion proposed KEMRI project in Mwea constituency. Mwea MP Kabinga Wachira said the county should unconditionally release the tittle to the 100 acre land to KEMRI  so that  the project kicks off.

Finally, Kisumu county is set to rename Kisumu ring road Baby Pendo road in honor of the infant that was clobbered to death by police.

 

 

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