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Disabled Persons in Matungulu Accuse Leaders of Misusing Them

Members of the Syanthi/Katine disabled getting food hampers earlier today(source.Cpatterson)

Residents living with disability in Matungulu sub county of Machakos county have accused a section of the political leaders of lying to them.

Led by their chairman Timothy King'esi, Ngomeni/Katine people with disability said that some of the leaders have approached them with many promises yet their only aim is to get their votes.

"They come to us with all manner of promises during campaigns but after elections we don't see them and we are forced to run after them," he said.

He asked the national government to put measures in pace meant to ensure the funds and aid meant for the disabled reach them.

Another member Joseph Mbithi narrated how some of the disabled kids don't get educational help this missing school.

"We just need a little help to get us going through if only what is meant for us gets to us," he said.

The group had gathered to receive goodies from a local leader Dr.Philip Munyao for new year celebrations.

The food hamper consisted of wheat and maize flour, cooking oil, meat among other things.

They expressed their gratitude lamenting how they are left behind during such celebration.

Content created and supplied by: Cpatterson (via Opera News )

Joseph Mbithi Katine Machakos Matungulu Ngomeni


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