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List Of Areas Likely To Experience Election Chaos During 2022 Poll

Magu Mutindika(Nyanza)and Esther Maina(Western) said that Kisumu, Migori and Siaya are the most problematic, dangerous and chaotic during party primaries and general elections.

Speaking during the Lake region economic Forum conference, the leaders said unless they deal with those regions, they may lead to instability.

The leaders were answering to a question posed to them by LREB chair Wycliffe Oparanya on readiness of the security ahead of the 2022 polls.

Mutindika pointed out Kisii, Transmara, Kuria and Migori town as notorious grounds for chaos, especially during polls.

“As a security Committee we have leant from the experiences and do not want to take speculations. Even areas that brew tribal conflicts are equally on our radar,” Mutindika said.

“I would like to ask the political class to mind what they say in regions seen to be opponents backyards, add that in most cases it’s the selective language used by the politicians that makes the public to overreact.

I would wish that as we move forward, let politicians not to aggravate the situations that can lead to chaos,” Mutindika said.

“Let the supposed powerful politicians that hosts other leaders seeking for various positions be cautioned that should their visitors causes violence, they will be held responsible,” she added.

“We are doing so to ensure the lent for a return put up are not destroyed,” said Maina adding that they have also met the political leaders and penned an agreement that would make them remain committed to peace.

She said they now plan to bring on board contestants vying for various positions for them to commit to bring truce as we move towards elections.

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