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Sunday, 23 November 2014

NAKURU ODM MAN SHIFTS BASE TO UASIN GISHU AHEAD OF 2017

Nakuru county ODM branch could do well to start shopping for a candidate to run for the 2017 county’s gubernatorial seat.
According to sources, the party’s last general elections candidate for the seat Lawrence Bomett has shifted his from Nakuru to Uasin-Gishu county where he is reportedly setting base to run for the same seat.
He came second to Nakuru governor Kinuthia Mbugua.
Bomett advertised his Nakuru building at a cost of Sh35 million.
Bomett has of late been doing posts in the social media mainly talking of the Lembus subtribe of his Tugen community.
Meanwhile, two Nakuru county legislators and a former local MP have threatened to initiate a recall process against Governor Kinuthia Mbugua for allegedly condoning corruption and impunity.
Nakuru town west’s Samuel Arama, Kimani Ngunjiri of Bahati and former Nakuru Town MP David Manyara are accusing Mbugua of rewarding his cronies in county jobs.
The lawmakers said while addressing Nakuru town’s Ngei estate residents during the launch of what they called Okoa Nakuru campaign.
 Arama during the function also claimed that the government never implemented the projects that were passed by the Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital board before it was dissolved.
The Nakuru Town West lawmaker and his Bahati counterpart’s sentiments came out barely after they had also called on Governor Mbugua to rein in on some officers in the county they claimed are misusing resources allocated to them.
The two claimed that some county ministers, chief officers and directors were misusing vehicles assigned to them.
They said as elected leaders they have been receiving complaints from junior staff at the county and residents over rampant misuse of county resources by senior officers where some of the officers allegedly travel to their rural homes using county vehicles.