Amid reports that fifteen police officers had stormed the Kisii residence of Joash Maangi who is UDA's Senatorial aspirant for Kisii County in tomorrow's elections today on August 8th, it has emerged that the local police command wasn't involved or informed of the alleged drama. Speaking in a press briefing from his home about an hour after the alleged incident, Maangi who is the current Deputy Governor for Kisii County revealed that he had sought for answers from the local police command, that's Keumbo police station and both the OCS and OCPD denied sending any officers to his home.
A video has emerged of Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi alleging that fifteen police officers allegedly stormed his Riagongera home and demanded to inspect the compound. As seen in the video, the Deputy Governor has claimed that the alleged police officers, all dressed in police uniforms, stormed the home and told his brother that they wanted to search for ballot papers they alleged to have been staffed in the compound.
The August 9th General Elections came with millions of Kenyans turning up to vote for their favorite candidates across the country in hotly contested and congested races for different positions. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairman, Wafula Chebukati, has urged politicians who have lost in various seats as they have done their own tallying to concede defeat.
Babu Owino thanked the residents of Embakasi on his social media accounts after being named the elected member of parliament for Embakasi East. "Thanks to the Great People of Embakasi East," he wrote. In addition, the legislator also took the opportunity to warn his opponents in the race.
Yesterday was a special day for Simba Sc team fans from Tanzania when the team fans were celebrating Simba day. Mkapa Stadium was flooded with more than 60k fans, while others remained outside due to lack of tickets. While the commotion was going on at the Benjamin Mkapa Stadium, a well-known musician from WCB record label Zuchu gave a killer performance as a musician who was paid a lot of money to perform at that event.
ODM Deputy Governor Who Defected To UDA Alleges That Police Stormed His Home A Few Hours to Election
Kisii Deputy governor is currently issuing a presser on what he terms as police harassment at his rural home in Kisii. The one time ODM deputy governor saying that he is worried for his life following the invasion by the police Sunday night. According to Joash Maangi who is seeking the Kisii senatorial seat, the police who were more than 8 in numbers alleged that they had intelligence report that staffed ballot papers were reported to be in the house and thus the reason for storming the resident of the said leader.
Kisii deputy governor, Joash Maangi who is vying for the Kisii county senatorial seat on the United Democratic Alliance party, has cried foul over what he term as police intimidation and brutality. Maangi claimed that over 15 police officers stormed his home on Wednesday when he was away for some issues, his brother who was at home informed him and upon arrival, the officers had left the place.
Paul Ongili, (Babu Owino), the MP for Embakasi East, defeated Francis Mureithi of UDA to keep his position as the MP. Five candidates from the ODM, UDA, and Independent parties contested for the seat. According to the IEBC results, Babu Owino received 53 195 thrashing Francis Mureithi who had 26,699 votes.
The longest serving MP, Jimmy Angwenyi has been shown dust by his United Democratic Alliance, (UDA) counterpart Japheth Nyakundi. Jimmy Angwenyi was defeated by Japheth Nyakundi who gathered 11,834 votes in the Kitutu Chache North constituency. The longest serving MP only managed 8,260 votes.
Joash Maangi who is the Kisii deputy governor has cried foul after 15 police officers raided his home. He said that he received a message from his brother who informed him that police officers who were well armed were at his residence. His brother said that when he asked them what they were looking for they told him that they were inspecting the house to look for ballot papers that were allegedly stuffed in the house.
Lawyer Cliff Ombeta. [Source/Ombeta]Renowned criminal lawyer Cliff Ombeta has finally broken silence after it was rumoured he has ditched Deputy President William Ruto's UDA for Raila Odinga-led Azimio La Umoja Coalition. The rumours started after Embakasi East MP Babu Owino asked Ombeta to dump Ruto's camp and join ODM if he was serious on winning the Bonchari parliamentary seat during the forthcoming polls.
They say that in politics a day is long enough to change ones political fortunes. Kenyans have less than 15 days and the politicians are busy traversing the country holding mega rallies. During these recent fast and furious rallies, the politicians do not stay in one place for long but move along a predetermined route.
Drama was witnessed in Kisii county after more than a dozen police officers raided Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi's private home. The vocal politician is vying for the Kisii senatorial seat under the United Democratic Alliance party led by DP Ruto. According to reports from various media outlets, police officers received reports that Joash Maangi is allegedly holding IEBC papers at his home.
When Raila Odinga visited Kisii region recently and was crowned Gusii elder,he vowed to to turn the region into a toitidt centre if elected president. 'The days when Kisii region was seen as a place of small shops without any significance will end fire er. "He said.Now the residents are happy because ygevrehiin has already turned into tourist destination and will comtinue one of the tourist hubs in Kenya "Tnis is my home and I appeal to all to come and enjoy its beauty "Appeals Agnes Nyanchama.photo:Raila Odinga during the coronation.
As the country remains with just hours to the general elections, Kisii County United Democratic Alliance aspirant Joash Maangi's house has been raided by people who were wearing police uniforms today. According to Maangi, they searched the whole of his house claiming that they were sent to look for the ballot papers that had been kept there.
Embakasi East Jubilee member of parliament aspirant Maina Waruinge quits the race and defects to UDA to support aspirant Hon. Francis Mureithi. Among the aspirants who we vying for this seat in the Embakasi East constituency are Michael Ogada Okumu, Stephen Maina Waruingi, Mich Mzito and Joash Omwenga.
A Jubilee candidate for Embakasi East has withdrawn from the contest to back his UDA opponent. Maina Waruinge withdrew his parliamentary bid to make way for Francis Mureithi. The incident occurred during a rally held in the constituency on Tuesday. DP Ruto recognized the move and confirmed that Waruinge had dropped out of the election to support Mureithi's parliamentary quest.
The United Democratic Alliance party of Deputy president Dr William Ruto has today reaped big after another powerful and influential leader from the Democratic Action Party of Kenya ditches the party and Joines the United Democratic Alliance party in Kisii county. This comes after the Democratic Action party for Kisii county gubernatorial candidate Sam Ongeri running mate honourable Josiah Maaga ditches the party and joins the United Democratic Alliance party candidate honourable Joash Maangi whom he is now supporting his candidature a head of the August polls in the country which is just give days to go.
Police Raids Home Of Kisii UDA Senatorial Candidate Joash Maangi Over Marked Ballot Papers Claim's. (Screenshots Courtesy of Citizen TV) The police raided the home of the Kisii county deputy governor Joash Maangi who is also a Senate candidate in the Tuesdays poll's and he will be vying under the United Democratic Alliance ( UDA) party.
The race to succeed Senator Samson Ongeri as the Kisii senator are heated up following the entry of very powerful politicians into the race. Among those in the race include, Kitutu Chache South MP Richard Onyonka (ODM), Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi (UDA), former UDA national treasure Omingo Magara (Jubilee), Sam Riosa Okemwa among others.