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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Nakuru MCAs suspended over misconduct

Two Jubilee nominated Members of Nakuru County assembly MCA Joyce Anyiso and MCA Jackline Manyara have been reprimanded and suspended for 90 days over misconduct. The two went physical at the assembly’s cafeteria and the fight was widely covered in the media creating mixed reactions on social media. In his Wednesday afternoon ruling on the matter, Nakuru County assembly speaker Eng.Joel Maina Kairu said their act was in contrary to the constitution and the County assembly’s power and privileges act. Speaker Kairu stated that the members had other mechanisms to…

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