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Gachagua In Trouble As Residents Invade Gov't Land While Chanting Ruto's Name Forcing Police To Inter

While chanting the names of William Ruto, the incoming president, and Rigathi Gachagua, his running mate, police in Karatina Nyeri pushed away locals who had entered official property.

The locals, who number close to 100, asserted that Gachagua had made a pledge to provide the plot of land allegedly owned by Kenya Railways Corporation.

Thus, they demanded that the land be transferred immediately and that title deeds be processed. They claimed that Ruto and Gachagua had promised them that these actions would be taken once they took office, but were unable to independently confirm these claims.

Residents were heard chanting "freedom is coming," which Ruto, Gachagua, and their Kenya Kwanza allies used in their campaigns. Cops called in to control the situation revealed this.

After being repelled by police, the group departed while yelling, "We will return after our President is sworn in."

Speaking to Nation Africa, one of the locals claimed that the gang had not broken any laws. He continued by expressing his hope that Gachagua will honor his commitment.

In response to the event, Benjamin Rotich, the commander of the Mathira sub-county police, said that it was illegal to occupy any territory, whether it belonged to the public or the private sector.

"It's true that some individuals attempted to enter the railroad reserve. They are overlooking the fact that there is a government in place and that the land is government property rather than belonging to anyone, he said.

The organization was also instructed to contact Kenya Railways in order to negotiate a leasing arrangement because the company is not permitted to sell public land.

According to reports, at least 2,000 merchants were relocated from the region in 2020 that was designated to allow for the renovation of the railway line.

The residents' accusations have not yet received a response from Ruto or Gachagua.

On Monday, August 15, Wafula Chebukati, the head of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), proclaimed the two candidates as the nation's next president and vice president, respectively.

However, Raila Odinga of Azimio La Umoja is planning to submit a petition to overturn their victory. Raila stated that the results were invalid and further charged Chebukati of making a personal choice in his pronouncement as opposed to a group decision.

This came about after four commissioners, led by IEBC deputy chairperson Juliana Cherera, left the national tallying facility in Bomas, Kenya, and complained that Chebukati had neglected to include them in the counting of the presidential vote.

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