The Kenya Pipeline Managing Director Irungu Macharia has called upon all kenyans to remain calm in the midst of the ongoing fuel shortage in the country that has sparked Alot of mixed reactions from several politicians. Photo :Courtesy Addressing this issue, Macharia has claimed that Kenya has enough fuel and for this reason, he claimed that one of the main reasons why there is a fuel shortage on the market is due to the fact that most people are rushing to buy fuel in panic.
One person was allegedly injured while six others escaped unhurt when a vehicle they were travelling in was ambushed with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) between Milimani and Baure in Lamu County. According to the source @dailynation: The incident happened at around 8.20 am on Saturday when a vehicle with a team of supervisors at the ongoing construction of the Lamu Port (Lapsset) Spur Road encountered the IED attack reinforced with an ambush along the Milimani-Baure road en route to the construction site.
Two Al-Shabaab suspects were killed Sunday in an ongoing operation in Boni Forest, Lamu County. The two were killed in the Sarira area in the middle of a large forest when guns were found in their possession. Kenyan soldiers against the two said they were a group of four and two fled.
Irungu Macharia, Kenya Pipeline's Managing Director (MD), has disputed reports that the company's gasoline stockpiles are depleting amid reports of a statewide fuel scarcity. Macharia said the country is well stocked in the gasoline and petroleum sector during a meeting with petroleum stakeholders in Nairobi on Wednesday.
The bodies of two wine tappers who were kidnapped by al Shabaab militants at Kibokoni area in Hindi, Lamu west eight days ago have been recovered. The bodies had been mauled by wild animals remaining only a few bones for easy identification. Lamu county commissioner Irungu Macharia confirmed the discovery saying that the bodies of Simon Munyoki 47 and Katana Mulewa Karisa 60, were found by a team of locals who notified the police officers on Thursday.
ODM party leader Raila Odinga's meeting with fuel stakeholders on Wednesday proved to be a success with encouraging details emerging from the Kenya Pipeline Company regarding the current crisis. Kenyans have for the last few days been dealing with an acute shortage of fuel, which has negatively affected transport activities and resulted in hiking of fares and transport costs in some areas.
Suspected Shabaab militants torch equipment belonging to China Communications Construction Company in Lamu, County Commissioner Irungu Macharia confirms. Tension is now simmering in neighbouring Lamu areas after another re-emergence of what is believed to be retaliatory attacks. On Tuesday, Kenya commandos killed almost 15 al-Shabaab militants in Lamu after successful sting operation at Bodhei area within the expansive Boni forest, Lamu East.
Three police officers among five people gunned down by fleeing attackers at a construction site in Bodhei Majengo area, Lamu County. The authorities said a Chinese national was held hostage by the armed assailants before being freed. Police statements on the matter indicated that the victims three police officers and two workers constructing the highway connecting from the Lamu Port to Ethiopia and South Sudan.
The regional commissioner for Lamu Mr. Irungu Macharia has dismissed claims circulating online stating that Al Shabaab militants have killed 4 people in Bodhei, Lamu. According to Mr. Irungu Macharia, the militants launched an attack on Chinese contractors in Bodhei area in Lamu today in the afternoon but were repulsed by security officers manning the area.
2 Women In Pain As Decomposed Bodies Of Their Husbands Abducted By Alshabaab Militants Found In Bush
Two women are in sorrow and pain as decomposed bodies of their husbands, abducted by Alshabaab militants were on Thursday found in bush. The two widows from Lamu can't hold their tears after the bodies of their spouses were discovered in a forest after they were kidnapped by suspected Al-shabaab terrorists eight days ago.
Kenya security forces today in the wee hours of the morning engaged al shabaab militants after catching them unaware in their makeshift camp at Bodhei, lamu. Confirming the incident, Lamu County Commissioner, Irungu Macharia, who is also in-charge of the operation, said the security forces had gotten wind of the planned attack following credible intelligence concerning the militant’s camp.
Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has distanced itself from being involved the ongoing fuel shortage in some parts of the country. KPC Managing Director Irungu Macharia on Wednesday afternoon stated that their is enough fuel in store. On a statement shared by Citizen TV, the MD stressed that the fuel that is in store can be used for the next one and half months without any additional supply.
Shortage of fuel has been witnessed in different parts of the country. Most boda boda riders have been affected and some have even decided to remain in their home. Also transportation of goods from one place to another have been affected. According to the source, the government has finally broke the silence and delivered good news to all Kenyans about the shortage of fuel.
Lamu County Terror affected areas are expected to start national examinations as the exercise starts today nationwide. Irungu Macharia during exam opening in Lamu earlier today Two thousand, six hundred and sixty two students are expected to sit for KCPE exams in Lamu County. A total of sixty two centres are expected to host the three days activity.
Several road construction workers are feared dead after suspected Al-Shabaab militants attacked a site at Majengo area within Boni Forest in Lamu County on Friday. According to sources, a group of heavily armed suspected Al-Shabaab terrorists stormed the site owned by the China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) around 1pm and opened fire, killing at least five people on the spot.
Address the state , Kenya Pipeline managing director ,Irungu Macharia Responded to the worrying claims of fuel shortage in the whole country currently . Addressing the state amid the crisis ,Macharia said ,Kenya has enough and all.fuels it requires .the meeting was attended by president Uhuru Kenyatta alongside other executives .
Suspected Al-shabaab militants set fire to 8 lapsset road construction vehicles at Omolo-Bodhei area
Suspected Alshabaab militants set fire to eight Lapsset road construction vehicles at Omolo-Bodhei area, Lamu County. Brief reports by Lamu County commissioner Irungu Macharia said that the eight Lapsset belonged to China Communications Construction Company at the Omolo-Bodhei area on the Lamu-Garissa highway. According to the Lamu County Police boss, Police have launched a manhunt for the suspected Al-shabaab terrorists who escaped into the nearby bushes.
Two Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations girls in Mpeketoni, Lamu county are writing their papers from Mpeketoni District hospital after they gave birth on Sunday morning. Lamu County Commissioner Irungu Macharia revealed that one candidate was to write her papers at Majembeni Secondary School and the other was to write the papers at Coast Khalid Girls Secondary school, only to give birth to bouncing babies.
Last Evening near Boni Forest , Alshabab Militia attacked and six people were killed and confirmed dead, said a local government. "I confirm that we had an attack this evening suspected to be plotted by Alshabab,we have lost six people and others are experiencing minor injuries" Said Lamu County Commissioner Irungu Macharia .
At least 17 Al-Shabaab militants were killed last evening by security agencies in Lamu County following a successful raid at Bodhei area within Boni forest. According to the Lamu County Commissioner Irungu Macharia, who is in-charge of the operation that began in 2015 dubbed ‘Operation Amani Boni,' the militia men were killed in a well planned and executed operation targeting one of their hideouts.