Ruto allies blocked from Uhuru’s event in Nakuru as Kiunjiri dumped by driver


Some politicians were on Tuesday denied access to an event that President Uhuru Kenyatta was attending in Nakuru.

The politicians, who are allied to the Deputy President William Ruto, arrived at the Rift Valley Regional Headquarters Grounds where the President was set to issue over 2,000 title deeds to residents but were blocked at the entrance.

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Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria and Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika were blocked by General Service Unit (GSU) officers who told them that they had orders from above not to allow them into the venue.

The leaders after a heated exchange with the officers.

Speaking of the turn of event  Ms Kihika expressed her shock and disappointment at the turn of events.

“I am utterly shocked. Why would l be barred from a function being graced by my President at my home county, “said Kihika.

The two politicians said they will give a press statement over the matter.

Mr. Gikaria was set to be the host of the function which is taking place in his constituency.

Elsewhere sacked Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjiri was immediately dumped by his driver after President Uhuru Kenyatta announced his sacking.

In a video circulating on social media, Mwangi Kiunjiri is seen disembarking from a Toyota Landcruiser with government registration parked outside the Fairview hotel and driving off in a white Mercedez Benz.

Mr Kiunjuri was sacked and replaced by Trade CS Peter Kimunya with many Kenyans applauding the president for the move.

The former CS has been accused of incompetence and politicking at the expense of his duties. many Kenyans recently trolled him when he suggested for people to pose with locusts in order to prove that there was locust invasion in the country.