County official under fire for using foul language on social media

By Standard Reporter | Tuesday, May 14th 2019 at 07:43
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A top county official is under fire for using foul language on social media while responding to critics of his boss.

Over the weekend the man was in eye of the storm after he called for public flogging of those opposed to the Governor.

“We have reached a level where people should be caned so that respect each other,” the CEC posted on Facebook while responding to a critic.

As expected screenshots of his comment went viral, with many people questioning how power has gotten to the head of the hitherto humble executive.

It will be interesting to see if the appointing authority will crack the whip on the county minister for his unguarded outburst.

In other news…

Is Interior Affairs CS Fred Matiangi aware that registration officers in Borabu sub-county, Nyamira County are subjecting applicants for national identity cards to unnecessary delays?

Several residents complain that their application documents are never forwarded to the headquarter in Nairobi for processing several months later.

In some incidents, those who who make a follow up are advised to start fresh registration and given a specific mobile phone number to pay for new registration. Those who fail to do a second process stay months or even years without getting a crucial document.

A more recent example is an old lady who applied for replacement of her ID but was later told her documents could not be located.

When her family members threatened to take action, one registration officer retrieved the file from a drawer claiming it had been misplaced.

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