Taita Taveta governor Granton Samboja and former Taveta MP Basil Criticos(source.C Patterson) Taita Taveta governor Granton Samboja has been exposed for telling lies to gain votes as the general elections approach. Of late, the governor has retargeted his lies on the Machungwani land. Leased to the two-term former Taveta MP, Basil Criticos, Machungwani land has been a hotly contested matter riddled with incitement, lies, and racial slurs.
Activities at deputy President William Ruto's 1,000-acre Kisima farm in Mwatate, Taita Taveta County have today come to a halt after hundreds of disgruntled employees staged a protest at the main entrance decrying the withholding of their hard-earned money without any convincing reasons from management. According to the agrieved casual workers who are paid between shillings 300 and 500 daily-wage, it is now 3 weeks since they were paid last and their efforts to seek intervention from the firm's management have hit a brick wall.
Ruto's kisima farm. Deputy president William Ruto is a man of means after investing on varous sectors like agriculture among others. The DP's multi-million farm in Taita Taveta was today a topic of discussion when ODM brigade landed in Taita Taveta to market Azimio la umoja.
That Deputy President William Ruto is an avid farmer is not secret. When opportunity presented itself when Mp Basil Criticos wanted to dispose of his 1000 acres piece of land that he used to plant sisal, the DP did not hesitate to make a purchase. The Deputy President purchased the land two years ago for agricultural purposes and hired South African Mr Arie Dempers as his farm manager. The farm is located in Mata Ward, 27km from Taveta town. It is neighbouring lake Jipe to the south and it's is along Taveta-Jipe
Photo: Ruto at Koilel Farm Koilel Farm belonging to Deputy President William Ruto is a possible reason behind President Uhuru Kenyatta transferring the Kenya Meat Commission to be managed by the KDF. According to document the document that has gone viral in social media,Ruto's eldest son Nick was listed as a beneficiary in a scheme that would have seen the DP supply over 10,000 heads of cattle to the cash strapped parastatal. According to the document,Ruto corroborated with some officials from the Kenya Meat