There was an online uproar on Saturday night after Citizen Tv at 8:57 pm accidentally displayed the wrong Presidential Data from Elegeyo Marakwet Sub-county indicating that the former Prime Minister Hon Raila Odinga was leading with 31878 votes trailed by Deputy President William Ruto with 735 votes. And even though the Media station corrected the mess 5 minutes later at 9:03 pm, this didn't spare Kenyans on Facebook from expressing their views on the incident, especially coming at a time when political leaders across the divides have accused some media stations of displaying accurate figures.A photo was taken from Citizen Tv's live Dashboard
Tallying of votes across the country is continuing smoothly as IEBC records the reception of form 34 A's. Voting is however still ongoing in Eldas Constituency, Wajir County, which was earlier postponed due to insecurity issues in the region. Elgeyo Marakwet and Kericho Counties which are considered to William Ruto's strongholds became the first to submit all their form 34 A's on the IEBC portal.
Incidents of banditry in Elegeyo-Marakwet have been on the rise but the government, through the National Police Service and the Kenya Defense Forces have been doing their best to restore peace in the area. Picture courtesy. Image used for illustration. However, this has come at a price as there have been serious destruction of property and loss of life that have been witnessed in the area.
Government Officials have been resigning from their posts in the recent past in hopes of securing elective posts that will see them dive into the murky waters of politics in Kenya. Picture courtesy. Former IG Boinnet. A few days ago, the Rift Valley Regional Police Commander, George Natembeya, resigned to focus his energies in securing the Trans Nzoia Governor post that is up for grabs come August 9th and if polls are anything to be believed, he might actually win it.
Independent Electrol and Boundaries Commission released the number of voters regionally and per county yesterday, both Azimio La Umoja one Kenya Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga and Kenya Kwanza coalition presidential candidate William Samoei Ruto database have been incorporated in the information that was made public yesterday by Independent Electrol and Boundaries Commission.
City Lawyer Ahmednasir Abdullahi has taken swipe at Uhuru's right hand men, that is the Interior CS Fred Matiang'i and PS Karanja Kibicho over the newly imposed dawn to dusk curfew in some parts of the country. That is in Elegeyo Marakwet, West Pokot and Baringo counties where the curfew rule has been imposed over the issue of high levels of insecurities experienced in them.
Bandits in the Elegeyo-Marakwet County region have been doing their worst to people in the area with the Kenya Defense Forces and the National Police Service intensifying their crackdown on the banditry in the area. Picture courtesy. Image used for illustration. This afternoon, however, a form on student from Sewes Area in Embobut Embolot Ward has been shot dead by bandits as they were making away with the cattle they had stolen.
No Handshake As Murkomen Reveals What Uhuru Came to Realize Upon Meeting DP Ruto Today in Parliament
Elegeyo Marakwet County Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has now joined many leaders together with some Kenyans who have been forced to react after seeing how the president came to meet with his Deputy. That is today morning upon the onset of paying last tribute to the former President Mwai Kibaki by Kenyans at the Parliament building.
Bandits in Elegeyo-Marakwet County have been on a killing spree where they do not seem to be sparing anyone in the wake of all the animals that they have managed to steal from the locals. Picture courtesy. School bus. They're now turning their frustrations on defenseless students who can't protect themselves and attacking them with no provocation whatsoever.
Elegeyo Marakwet senator Oscar Kipchumba Murkomen has now been accused of the perenial conflict that has affected the people on the boundary of Elgeyo Marakwet County and the West Pokot. These accusations come amid when the vocal senator is on the frontline calling out the president H.E Uhuru Kenyatta and his security managers and ministry of interior to work tooth and nail in the restoration of peace in the region especially Marakwet East.
|Photo courtesy of Kipchumba Murkomen's Campaign Vehicle That Has Today Been Involved In Minor Accident| Road accidents involving campaigns vehicles have continued hitting our media headlines despite the endless sacrifices being done to adress road carnage. According to a reliable source, the campaign vehicle belonging to the Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has this morning been involved in a minor road accident as it headed for a campaign trail.
The ministry of Heath led by Cs Mutahi Kagwe has extended curfew hours in Baringo, Elegeyo Marakwet and West Poko counties for further 30 days. The latest survey by the ministry of health, indicates that, there are total of 292 new cases of the corona virus and 261 cases of revoveries, the positivity rate has now increased to 8.9%.
After months of reportedly listening to the ground as well as doing his thorough political research, Elegeyo Marakwet Member of Parliament Hon Kipchumba Murkomen has finally announced his 2022 Political bid and that the party he intends to use now that its evident and clear that he has fallen out with his Jubilee Party Leader Hon President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Orange Democratic Movement party leader Raila Odinga has today been forced to calm down the youths in Makutano area in West Pokot county as he was addressing the people in his rally. According to the presidential hopeful Raila Odinga,he told the youths to come down and that every leader present will address the rally so they needed not to be worried.
Today on 2nd May United Democratic Alliance leaders led by William Ruto attended burial ceremony of Johnstone Muthama daughter. Elegeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen was among UDA leader who were present at Muthama home in Machakos County. During his speech Murkomen advised Wiper party leader to ditch Azimio and join Kenya Kwanza.
Elegeyo Marakwet senetator in a parliamentary debate this afternoon dared the head of state Uhuru Kenyatta that h should express his belief in words. This comes due to the constitution amendment 2020, BBI that was tabled before two houses but was declined by the judiciary. Some of the proposal that was meant to bring changes in th devolution was allocation of funds to the county government.
Azimio La Umoja one Kenya Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga running mate Martha Wangari Karua has today raided deputy president William Samoei Ruto home turf of Uasin Gishu county to spread Azimio La Umoja one Kenya Alliance gospel, she was accompanied by various leaders from rift valley including ambassador Tarrus, gover Tolgos of Elegeyo Marakwet county, Sabina Chege among others.
A driver has been killed while fifften students are still nursing wounds after a bus they were travelling with was attacked in Elegeyo Marakwet by bandits,according to police officers who responded to the incidence they claimed that they had warned school heads not to use that route but it seems there plea were effortless,Tot High school students were coming from a trip before they were ambushed at Tot Arror road which is located in Elegeyo Marakwet town,they were sprayed with bullets.
The incident at Kerio in which a school bus was attacked by bandits leaving the driver dead and 13 children injured has now created a great wedge between the Interior Cabinet Secretary Doctor Fred Matiangi and the Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen. Earlier on Friday morning, Senator Murkomen took issue with Fred Matiangi for turning a blind eye to the insecurity in the region however things got even worse when Matiangi ordered that the principal of the Tot Secondary should be arrested for negligence.
Despite a fierce competition that involved Tharaka Nithi County senator Professor Kithure Kindiki and Mathira Constituency member of Parliament Honourable Rigathi Gachagua, Gachagua beat all odds and emerged Kenya Kwanza coalition presidential candidate William Samoei Ruto running mate in his bid to emerge victorious come August general elections. Deputy president William termed him as a unmatchable ground mobilizer and campaigner.