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A section of Ogiek community endorses Mtumishi Cheruiyot to replace the late Senator Prengei

Speaking to Nakurunews.co.ke, Cheruiyot accepted the endorsement adding that the community believes in him and he will not let them down once he makes it to office.

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Representatives from the Ogiek Community during a press conference where they endorsed Mtumishi Peter Cheruiyot.PHOTO/Courtesy.

A section of the Ogiek community from Mariashoni, Nakuru county have today endorsed Mtumishi Peter Cheruiyot, the Jubilee Party Branch Secretary for the Nakuru County to replace the late Senator Victor Prengei at Senate.

The community members led by Joseph Kimaiyo Towett of Mariashoni said Mtumishi Cheruiyot was best to take up the slot.

He added that the community has had challenges concerning their rights and expressed optimism that Cheruiyot was in a better position to represent them and fight for their rights as minority.

“We are here today endorsing our own Mtumishi Peter Cheruiyot.We believe he is up to task and will deliver and liberate us from the suffering we have been through for many years” said Towett.

Similar sentiments were echoed by women leader Rosaline Kuresoi, mike lenduse, Teresa Chemutai, Flyman Ngetich and youth representative Robert lengoita of Nessuit ward among others.

Speaking to Nakurunews.co.ke, Cheruiyot accepted the endorsement adding that the community believes in him and he will not let them down once he makes it to office.

The seat fell vacant following the death of Senator Prengei.

The Jubilee Nominated Senator succumbed to injuries following a road accident at Kaptembwa on the Nairobi-Nakuru highway a week ago.

Mr. Prengei was driving from Nakuru towards Ravine.Upon reaching Gioto area, he is said to have lost control of the vehicle, thereby veering off the road and hitting a wall.

He sustained injuries due to the impact and was rushed to hospital where he succumbed while undergoing treatment.

Prengei, who was the first parliamentarian from the Ogiek community, now becomes the 6th Senator to die in the 12th Parliament.

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Shock as Deputy Headteacher is murdered in Kuresoi

According to Mkulima location chief John Macharia, the teacher identified as Simon Too was murdered near a maize plantation by a known person in a dispute yet to be established.

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Police vehicle at past scene of crime.PHOTO/DCI.

Shock and grief hit Baringo valley primary school in Kuresoi North after a man stabbed to death the deputy headteacher while on his way out of school.

According to Mkulima location chief John Macharia, the teacher identified as Simon Too was murdered near a maize plantation by a known person in a dispute yet to be established.
Macharia said that the angry locals descended on the suspect Peter Korir leaving him half dead before police saved him.
“The teacher is not even a drunkard, he even ministers in a local church, so we dont know what triggered this murder”, he said.
A nyumba kumi member Peter Waithaka said that the deceased had called him during the day expressing fear that the suspect had threatened him and was drunk.
The body of the deceased has been taken to Molo subcounty hospital while the suspect has been taken to Kuresoi police station.

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Kalonzo hints at One Kenya Alliance leadership by October

The Wiper Leader who met and held consultative meeting with Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui also called on political leaders to maintain peace ahead of the polls.

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Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui and Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka.PHOTO/NGPU.

Wiper Democratic Movement Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has revealed that the leadership of One Kenya Alliance will be unveiled soon.

Speaking in Nakuru on Wednesday, Kalonzo said by the end of October, the direction of the One Kenya Alliance will be known.

“I am sure that by the end of October we shall have known the leadership and way forward for One Kenya Alliance ahead of the 2022 polls” he said.

The Wiper Leader who met and held consultative meeting with Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui also called on political leaders to maintain peace ahead of the polls.

According to Kalonzo, leaders should shun  politics of division but instead focus on making Kenya a better nation.

“We need to focus on uniting this country.We cannot destroy this beautiful country” said Kalonzo.

On his part Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui noted that Nakuru is at the heart of any national politicians.

He called on those seeking elective positions to ensure peaceful campaigns.

“Our county plays a great role in the economy and politics of the country. We are committed to peaceful elections, tolerance and coexistence. As we approach elections, I urge those seeking positions not to disrupt the lives of Kenyans but conduct their campaigns peacefully.

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MCA Mbae:2021 International Day of Peace is a reminder how much we need peace towards 2022 polls

It should be noted that Dr.Mbae who is also an expert in matters peace and reconciliation has sponsored the Nakuru County Peace Bill.

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Kabazi MCA Dr Peter Mbae at a past presser.PHOTO/Pristone Mambili.

This 2021 International Day of Peace is a reminder how much we need peace towards the general elections next year, Kabazi MCA Dr.Peter Mbae has said.

In a statement to Newsrooms,Mbae said peace is key before, during and after the 2022 polls.

“As we mark this day,we should be reminded of how peace is key even as we head to 2022 polls” said Mbae.

He added that this is also time that leaders should focus on saving Kenyans from mental illness occassioned by Covid-19 pandemic.

The vocal Nakuru MCA called on the national government to ensure it  avails enough vaccines to the most needy in the villages.

It should be noted that Dr.Mbae who is also an expert in matters peace and reconciliation has sponsored the Nakuru County Peace Bill.

“I have sponsored the Nakuru county Peace Bill as my contribution to peace. I undertake to make and pursue peace in all my areas of influence” he said.

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