Senator Kihika, MP Gikaria react after being locked out of Uhuru’s meeting

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika and Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria have finally come out public on the Tuesday incident where they were denied access to a State function that was officiated by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nakuru. Addressing media in Nakuru town on Wednesday afternoon, the two leaders termed the incident as unfortunate stating that as elected leaders in Nakuru they were shocked to be told that they could not be allowed in due to the ‘order form above’. They duo are now pointing an accusing finger to a…

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Nakuru leaders fault government for denying Senator, MP access to State function

Nakuru leaders have condemned an incident in which Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika and Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria were denied access to a function officiated by President Uhuru Kenyatta at the Rift Valley Regional Headquarters office in Nakuru on Tuesday. Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika on Tuesday said she was blocked from attending a function in Nakuru that was presided over by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Kihika, in a post on Facebook, said she was blocked, together with Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria, from the function in which the President…

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2022 succession politics dominate speeches at Inua Mama meeting Nakuru edition

The 2022 succession politics and debate around referendum dominated speeches during the Inua Mama Nakuru County edition held on Friday at the Nakuru ASK grounds. The women political leaders drawn from various counties in the country led by Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika in their speeches making it clear that they will not be intimidated. Addressing at the meeting, Kihika as women leaders they will continue to fight for their democratic space without any intimidation form any quota. Kihika also using the opportunity to hit out at the former Prime Minister…

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Nakuru hawkers decry harassment by County askaris

Hawkers in Nakuru County have raised alarm over what they term harassment from county enforcement officers. Addressing media on Tuesday after holding peaceful demonstrations through the Nakuru’s CBD to the Governor’s office, the group of hawkers are blaming the county government of Nakuru for not having their welfare at heart. They say there has not been clear mechanisms concerning how they can remit their levies to the county government of Nakuru but instead the county enforcement officers have continued to harass and even arrest them. In what seems to be…

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MP Gikaria faults county for harassing locals through defunct municipal court

Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria has hit out at the county government of Nakuru over what he termed is misuse of the ‘county court’ at the governor’s office to harass locals. Addressing media in Nakuru on Monday, the vocal legislator who has been in headlines for defending the welfare of the common citizens claims that the courts of the defunct municipal council are now being used by the county officials to harass locals. According to the legislator, the defunct municipal court should not be in operation as there is…

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Legislators oppose ‘speedy’ elevation of Nakuru to City

The process of elevating Nakuru to city may hit a snag after Nakuru legislators caucus presented a report that indirectly rejects the process which they term as pure public relation. The report that was on Monday presented to the ad-hoc committee that is collecting views from members of the public on city status process cited various issues that are yet to be addressed before Nakuru can gain the city status. According to Nakuru legislators, Nakuru still faces challenges of storm water drainage, solid waste management, lack of proper cemetery and…

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