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Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka declares Prengei’s seat vacant

This follows the death of the Senator Prengei close to two weeks ago after he was involved in a road a accident and succumbed while undergoing treatment.

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The late Senator Victor Prengei.PHOTO/Courtesy.

Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka has declared the seat held by late Nakuru’s nominated Senator Victor Prengei vacant.

This follows the death of the Senator Prengei close to two weeks ago after he was involved in a road a accident and succumbed while undergoing treatment.

The late Senator Prengei was nominated by Jubilee party to represent the minority in the Senate band was the first Ogiek Legislator to sit in the Senate.

“…the seat of the Member of the Senate elected under Article 98 (1) (c) of the Constitution and held by Hon. Victor Prengei became vacant, with effect from the 16th August, 2021,” Lusaka said in a gazette dated 30th August, 2021.

The late Senator Prengei was buried last Saturday at his Mariashoni home in Nakuru County in a burial ceremony attended by political leaders led by Deputy President William Ruto.

This even as a section of members from the Ogiek Community on Thursday endorsed Jubilee Party Nakuru Branch Secretary General Mtumishi Peter Cheruiyot to replace the late Senator.

The Nakuru Jubilee Official who is commonly referred to by the locals as Mtumishi has been active in the fighting for the rights of the minority communities especially the Ogiek where he hails from.

Speaking to Nakurunews.co.ke, the 39 year old believes that leadership is transforming the society by empowering communities.

Mtumishi who is pursuing Masters in Development studies, has vowed to establish a functional office in Nakuru once he gets to Senate to ensure the people of Nakuru are served better.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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