CORD Governor embarrassed by Uhuru hecklers
08 February 2016, 18:21
Nairobi - Kisumu Governor Jack Ranguma is unhappy with the move by some Kisumu residents to heckle President Uhuru Kenyatta during his visit to the County.
The President was heckled by youth who he tried to adress Sunday in the lakeside City which is politically dominated by CORD leader Raila as he attended a church function in the City.
It is understood that the President brushed off the noises from the crowds but Ranguma was not happy at all with the behaviour.
" It is embarrassing to hear such from the crowds. To meet and greet a head of state with such is not good and I was embarrassed for the many people of Kisumu who would not do the same," he said.
The crowds allegedly heckled the President while he was speaking of development projects which irked Ranguma some more.
" He is the President and even though we might not fully agree with him, he deserves respect," he added.
State House has not made any comments on the incident nor has the opposition CORD leadership which Ranguma belongs to.
In a similar incident in 2013, the President was also heckled in Migori which is to the north of Kisumu.
That time though, the President had to be evacuated as the crowd threatened to turn rowdy.
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