Stop using harambees to deceive Kenyans, ODM leaders warn Jubilee
By Isaiah Gwengi
| July 1st 2015
Two Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leaders have asked the Jubilee Government to stop using harambees to hoodwink people in the region.
Governor Cornel Rasanga and nominated MP Oburu Oginga said the Government should instead add more funds to the counties.
Speaking during a meeting in Bondo on Monday, where they met with sub-county ODM delegates and former councillors, Oburu claimed the Jubilee Government is using money to bribe leaders from opposition zones.
He said instead of using a lot of money to conduct harambees and bribe opposition leaders, they should put the money in development projects like building schools and health facilities.
The leaders were speaking in apparent reference to Deputy President William Ruto's visit to the region on Sunday.
The DP attended a fund-raiser for Anglican Church of Kenya, Bondo Diocese where he contributed Sh3 million and gave the President's Sh2 million.
The DP also announced that Sh425 million and Sh380 million has been allocated for renovations and purchase of medical equipment for Siaya County Referral Hospital and Bondo sub-county Hospital respectively.
The governor however said this is a backhanded way of getting into the county affairs without consultation.
"These funds must be budgeted through consultations with the county government," Mr. Rasanga said.
Bar owners threaten to sue Waititu as war ragesThe war on illicit brew which started in Kabete by combative MP Ferdinand Waititu is slowly gaining momentum with some residents now joining the fight.
Restoring Nairobi’s iconic librariesBook Bunk is turning public libraries into what they call ‘Palaces for The People' while introducing technology in every aspect.
Boda boda operator shot dead after refusing to bribe police
- EACC raises alarm over fee hike crisis in schools
- Joho says petition seeking his removal is unconstitutional
- LSK President to challenge roll out of teacher refresher courses by TSC
- KQ admits aircraft’s loss of communication over Germany
- Be cautious while reporting rape cases, DCI