South Rift Mps demand arrest of Ole kina over incitement remarks

Written By: Sylvester Rutto

Njoro Legislator Charity Gathambi and her Kericho Counterpart Florence Bore are demanding the Directorate of Criminal investigations (DCI) to arrest and interrogate Narok Senator Ledama Ole Kina for incitement.

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The law makers want the controversial Senator to tender an apology to women for derogatory remarks he made earlier this week in Narok County amid intense debate over Mau evictions.

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Speaking at Mauche in Njoro Constituency on Thursday where they had visited 100 families evicted from Mau forest, the two MPs called for immediate legal action against Ole Kina whose leadership they described as sensational and polarizing at expense of painstaking peace building initiatives in the Central Rift region.

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Gathambi called out the senator for his misdemeanor in recent days and challenged him to unite the conservation stake holders on a common front that seeks to chart practical and sustainable ways of protecting the Mau ecosystem rather than wedging conflict among them.

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She said the divisive agenda being foisted on peaceful citizens by Ole Kina and his cohorts is increasingly detrimental to the participatory conservation of the country`s largest forest ecosystem.

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Gathambi called on the Government and the political leadership of the neighboring Narok County to exercise sobriety in the eviction program to avert undue suffering of citizens.


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