Petrol station refuses to fuel deputy Governor's car
09 July 2016, 08:46
Kericho - Bomet deputy Governor, Stephen Mutai was on Wednesday was denied fuel at a petrol station for criticising his boss.
Petrol station attendants told the deputy Governor that they were under firm instructions not to fuel his car.
“We have been told by the County transport officials not to fuel your car and we cannot go against it as the County might not honour the payment,” an attendant told him.
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Mutai protested the move saying it is inhuman to be denied fuel by a government that he is serving.
“It is not only inhuman but also illegal for the government that I found to deny me fuel. These things are being engineered by the Governor in order to frustrate me," said Mutai.
The deputy Governor has been in loggerheads with his boss Isaac Ruto after he announced his intention to vie for the gubernatorial seat in the 2017 polls.
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