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Sunday, 2 November 2014


Narok North constituency MP Moitalel ole Kenta has come under bashing for allegedly running away from his electorate with some vowing to teach him a political lesson come 2017 general elections.
Some of the constituents claimed the MP has drastically turned out to be unreachable by his electorate with some narrating how they have desperately tried in vain to reach him since he was elected sitting MP after he cut short political career of the elderly and Maasai longserving spokesman William Ole Ntimama.
One furious constituent from the MP’s Naisuya village while biting his hand finger in anger told Weekly Citizen how he has desperately tried to reach his neighbour, the MP, in his Narok town residence for the last two years without success. .
“Effort to inquire information from his CDF office staff in Narok town allegedly worsened his mood when some staff rudely turned him away before they banged the door behind him,’’ explained the MP’s rural home neighbour.
As some electorate accused the MP of having deserted them and changed his earlier friendly approach, others are said to be busy shopping for his possible replacement in the next elections.
The names of longtime Ntimama political enemy Sileila ole Mwanik and the current Narok town MCA Benard Ole Torome are being floated for possible consideration if Kenta fails to read the writing on the wall and change tact and his attitude. They claimed that his decision to keep off from the area Governor Samuel ole Tunai has worsened his political career because meaningful development projects cannot take place in his constituency without a united teamwork between the two.
Kenta who is the only MP from the county elected on TNA ticket since his election to Parliament in a hotly contested political battle between him and Ntimama has never shared platform with the governor or other MPs all elected on URP tickets despite being in the ruling Jubilee coalition. He has on many occasions bragged to be too close to the president.
Many elites who some lost their jobs to support Kenta are today desperately for the jobs the MP allegedly promised to push for them using his close association with President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Some from Purko clan known political allies of Kenta claimed their jobless status was courtesy to authoritative and combative approach to issues by the MP to Narok government administration and pleaded with him to change so that they could be considered for employment alongside others in view of the fact that they have the required qualifications. Kenta is a renowned Nairobi lawyer with offices on Bruce House.
They asked Ole Mwanik and Torome to start parking their political bags ready to crisscross the constituency as they respond to public demand for a change in the area leadership.
Effort to get comment from the MP on the alleged desertion from his electorate was futile after his two mobile phones went unanswered for several times.