Wamalwa angered by threats to kick Kikuyus out of Bungoma
01 December 2015, 17:03
Nairobi - Water and Irrigation CS Eugene Wamalwa is angered by threats to kick out one community from Bungoma County following the dropping of several leaflets in the county.
The leaflets were dropped in the County as a prelude to the announcement over whether Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula will be discharged of duty by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commision IEBC over voter bribery charges.
The leaflets read in part: “If IEBC goes ahead to delete Wetang’ula's
name, be ready to leave this region because it’s your tribesman who is
doing this to our son and we won’t allow you to live amongst us.
Water and Irrigation CS Wamalwa is disheartened by the messages and has said that all Kenyans are welcome in Bungoma despite the leaflets.
" They will mean nothing in the end. All Kenyans of different tribes and religions are very much welcome in Bungoma," he said.
He also urged area residents to let the law play its part as prescribed by the Constitution.
" Bungoma residents are law abiding and only a few bad elements are looking to disturb the peace and I urge the authorities to deal with them," he added.
Wetang'ula's fate is yet to be known as the IEBC still ponders on the way forward with the Senator.
The law prescribes that a person who is found guilty of voter bribery is struck out of the voters list by the IEBC which will mean Wetang'ula losing his voters card and thus seat.
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