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Referendum rallies banned in Elgeyo-Marakwet County

23 September 2014, 08:15 Adams Langat

Nairobi - Elgeyo-Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen Monday said that referendum crusaders will not be allowed to hold rallies in the County.

He said all the leaders in the county had agreed to give the plebiscite a wide berth.

Also read: Ruto warned against referendum push

"The message from Elgeyo-Marakwet County leaders, that is the Senator,Governor, all MPs, and MCAs is that our county is a referendum free zone. Habari ndio hiyo!" Murkomen said in an update on his Facebook page.

Elgeyo-Marakwet County now becomes the second county to ban referendum rallies after Nakuru.

Nakuru Governor Kinuthia Mbugua was under attack after he banned political rallies in the County saying that the referendum would tear the country apart at a time when reconciliation over the 2008 post-election violence was taking place.

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