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.
Kimani Wambugu at his office in Nyeri. President William Ruto has today began his two- day working tour in expansive Nyanza region by touring Homabay county flanked by his deputy and three cabinet secretaries. Elected leaders from the county who were elected on ODM party ticket warmly welcomed the head of state in the opposition backyard County.
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.
There are solid reasons why some of the people initially expected to land appointments in President William Ruto's government have failed to get positions, political analyst Javas Bigambo says. Some of these politicians have remained out even as the positions are now running out, the most visible ones being former nominated MP David Sankok and former Senator Isaac Mwaura. Mokua says that one of the reasons could be Ruto's attempts to bring in youthful figures, a category which the two and the others, the likes
Yesterday during the first plenary sitting of 13th Parliament Members of Parliament of Azimio La Umoja One Party Coalition and Kenya Kwanza Coalition debated about who deserves majority seat in the National Assembly. During an interview at Tv 47 Kenya political expert Joash Maangi said that the agreement between UDM and Azimio La Umoja is null and void thus Kenya Kwanza deserves to be Majority in the National Assembly.
Kisii county deputy governor Joash Maangi is one of the most respected politician in Kisii county, because he has a great influence on the lives of his people. Joash was born in Tendere village, and his year of birth is 1967. Joash had a passion in law since his childhood, therefore he pursued law as a course at Mugambi and Ali advocates in the year 1991.
President William Samoei Ruto is the current head of state and he's expected to lead the country for the next five years as required by the new constitution of Kenya. The head of state will be helped to govern the country with the assistance of the cabinet secretaries and the principal secretaries in various sectors.
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.
Joash Maangi (Photo Courtesy) Joash Maangi came into limelight in 2013 where he teamed up with ex Kisii Governor James Ongwae where they won the Kisii gubernatorial race through the ODM ticket. They defended the seat in 2017 despite facing a tough competition. After the 2017 win, Maangi started to calculate his next move with consideration that two could not contest for the same position for the third because of the constitutional limitations.
The Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology Blue Economy Research Hub in Siaya county Bondo constituency has received praise from the recently-retired Kisii governor James Ongwae. James Ongwae and Joash Maangi are among the leaders who welcomed President William Ruto as he arrived in the county of Siaya.
Another Vocal Leader From Kisii Spotted In Ruto’s Rally Today Attended by ODM Deputy Governor Maangi
Ruto has completed his tour of Kisii with a huge reception from the locals. Today marking his first day of the Nyanza Tour as he is expected to spend three days in the area. Today however his team was joined by another powerful leader from area with less than 29 days left.
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.
Deputy President and the Kenya Kwanza coalition presidential candidate Dr. William Samoei Ruto's Kenya Kwanza coalition camp has today brought Kisii Town to a standstill as they received wild reception from hustlers who thronged the town to receive the second in command as he traverse the region as vote hunt across the country continue to intensify.
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.
Ruto's UDA brigade took their campaigns to Nyanza region for a series of political rallies as they strengthen support for William Ruto's presidential bid. The crew held their rally in Kisii county which is one of the counties in Nyanza region. The region is the homeground of the former prime minister Raila Odinga who is one of the presidential candidates in the August 2022 general election.
Joash Maangi, who is a prominent politician and also the former deputy Governor of Kisii County has break silence about Museveni's son sentiments that was viewed as a threat. Speaking to TV 47, Joash Maangi claimed that Museveni's family are obsessed with power. He went on and asked Kenyans not to take Museveni's son sentiments for granted.
If Joash Maangi's verdict on the majority leadership in the National Assembly is any indication, then the Azimio la Umoja camp is in for a rough morning. This much can be said with a high degree of certainty about the situation. On Tuesday, October 4, the National Assembly witnessed a heated debate as a result of the Speaker of the National Assembly, Moses Wetang'ula, allowing the Members of Parliament to participate in a debate.
The August general election is now moving closer as leaders continue with their campaigns across the country. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms, the Kenya kwanza team led by the deputy president William Ruto today held a rally in Kisii county where they addressed the residents at different destinations.
Out of 9,154 who applied for the positions, only 477 qualified for further consideration for the jobs. The final list of successful candidates is set to be forwarded to President William Ruto. The list contained notable close allies of the president. On the list were former Nominated senator Isaac Mwaura, former Deputy Governor Joash Maangi of Kisii County and former Governor of Narok, Samuel Tunai.