Frustrated for supporting Ruto? Kihika, Gikaria locked out of Presidential function

Nakuru County Senator Susan Kihika and Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria were today barred from accessing the venue of a public event. The two who are ardent supporters of the Deputy President were turned back at the gate of the venue. Police manning the entrance said they had “orders from above” to bar the two from accessing the venue. “We have orders from above to prevent politicians from coming to meeting,” said a senior police officer at the entrance. He added that the gathering was meant to be apolitical…

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County Outlines Plans to Promote Small Businesses

Hawkers operating in Nakuru Town will be given the priority in occupying stalls at the upcoming bus park. Nakuru Town has over 5, 000 hawkers, most of them operating from bus termini, streets and public parks. As Nakuru Municipality gears up to be a City, Governor Lee Kinyanjui has promised of an inclusive City for socio-economic betterment. In an interview, Mr Lee said all ‘marginalized groups’ should be involved in productive activities derived from the City status opportunities. Tuesday morning, hawkers sought an audience with the County leadership decrying alleged…

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Ruto should be left to choose running mate without conditions – Gikaria

Nakuru East MP David Gikaria has said Deputy President should be left to appoint his running mate of choice when the time comes. The MP when addressing a congregation at PCEA Tabuga this Sunday said it was wrong to give the DP conditions on this. “When President Uhuru settled on William Ruto as the running mate for 2013 elections, it was his own choice without conditions. The DP should likewise be given the freedom to choose a person of his choice,” said Gikaria. The MP was reacting to claims by…

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Gikaria Slams opposition for derailing Election Process

The Nakuru Town East MP Hon. David Gikaria has slammed at the opposition dividing the country. He said that opposition leaders do not have a good agenda for the country but want to see a divided nation ahead of the August general elections. Addressing media in Nakuru on Tuesday after foreseeing the disbursement of NG-CDF Bursary forms to bright but needy students, the Legislator noted that the opposition have been on the move to oppose any measures meant to ensure credible elections. “These people want anarchy; they don’t want elections…

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Kihika Kicks Off Her Presidential Elections Coordinator Role In Earnest

Recently appointed Coordinator of the Presidential Campaign Team in the former Central Rift Valley, Nakuru County Assembly Speaker Susan Kihika, yesterday Chaired a meeting with the top Nakuru County leadership led by the Governor Kinuthia Mbugua. The seven Nakuru Jubilee MPs including Women Representative Mary Mbugua, the four Senators led by the elected one, James Kiarie Mungai also attended the meeting. The forum, which kick-started her new role, started around midday at the Hotel Continental, near Parliament, Nairobi and is the first of a series to be spearheaded by Kihika,…

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