The Kemera-Amabuko road for three decades has made and damaged political Careers as many politicians have used the road as a campaigning tool.
The road is a main road in Kitutu Masaba has been for a long time been used as a political carrot to woo locals with politicians who pledge to tarmac it.
According to the standard nearly all the MPs who have been elected from Kitutu Masaba have pledged to have the road tarmacked from Kemera town, where it connects with the Kisii-Nyamira-Chemosit road to Amabuko shopping centre where it joins the Kisii-Keroka-Sotik-Nairobi highway.
The road is known to be used by MPs to get political benefit and also not only the road but other political leaders eyeing for other political seats have used it.
The standard also said that during Moi’s era, the road was marked for upgrading to bitumen standard but this did not happen because of the political winds of the time. Former area MP, the late George Anyona, became a fierce critic of Moi. At one time the MP promised to mend the road but due lack of political goodwill from the government that did not happen.
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