Here are the top most talked about stories that are occupying the newspaper headlines on Tuesday,31st January.
Junior High Confusion
The nation headline has painted a picture of confusion that hit the inaugural opening of the junior secondary schools on Monday.It has revealed the unpreparedness that many public schools have since there are not enough teachers,textbooks and there is also a congestion problem.
Ruto Goes After Uhuru
President Ruto on Monday indirectly lashed at his predecessor by saying that there were some people who were sponsoring the Azimio rallies with an intention of evading paying tax.Later his aide Dennis Itumbi shared through his social media handles that the Kenyatta and Moi family had been exempted from paying tax.
Ruto Goes For Moi, Kenyatta Over Tax
On Monday while opening the four day post election seminar for MPs, the president said that all Kenyans will pay tax.It was later revealed that the Moi and Kenyatta family had been exempted from paying tax for a long time.Also the president alleged that some of the tax cheats were sponsoring the Azimio rallies so that they can disrupt functionality of government to continue doing so.
4. People's Daily
Ruto Hits Out at Raila On Rallies
The president on Monday did not spare Raila Odinga as he went to Mombasa to open the MPs post election seminar.Ruto hit out at Raila for alleging that Wafula Chebukati and the other commissioners visited him at his home.The president questioned why the Azimio alliance did not table such evidence during the supreme court petition and wondered why the commissioners were at his home yet he was also a presidential candidate.
5. Taifa Leo
Maswali 4 Ya Ruto Kwa Raila
On Monday, president Ruto questioned Azimio leader Raila Odinga's allegations that he made during the sunday anti-government rally at Jacaranda grounds.The questions are;
(a) Why he was making someof the allegations on election rigging now?
(b) Why the Azimio leader did not reveal his reason for meeting Chebukati during the election period ?
(c) Why he invited Chebukati to his house despite him being a presidential candidate?
(d) Why the allegations being made by the Azimio leaderwere not presento before the supreme court in their petition challenging his win?
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