DP Ruto allies sound stern warning to police ahead of London, Hells Gate by-elections

Politicians allied to Deputy President William Ruto’s new political formation United Democratic Alliance (UDA) have warned police officers in Nakuru West against interfering with forthcoming London Ward By-elections.

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika and a group of Legislators allied to DP William Ruto during a meeting in Nakuru on March 1, 2021.PHOTO/Courtesy.

Speaking in Nakuru on Monday during a final meeting to drum support for UDA candidate for the London seat Anthony Nzuki Wachira, the legislators led by Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika claimed the police in Nakuru West were being used to interfere with the by-elections.

While citing an incident in which police lobbed tears disrupting UDA’s meeting in the area, Kihika maintained that no any intimidation will deter them from ensuring change in political arena.

She told off Nakuru West Sub county Police Commander Samuel Gathuku over the incident urging him to concentrate on security matters and leave matters politics to the politicians.

“We cannot have an OCPD who is being used to intimidate elected leaders. Let him keep off politics and concentrate on security issues”

On the March 4th by-elections, Kihika called on London and Hells Gate Wards’ residents to rally behind UDA candidates for development o be realized.

Kericho Senator Aaron Cheruiyot during a meeting in Nakuru.PHOTO/Courtesy.

Kericho Senator Aaron Cheruiyot stated that time is now to end political intimidation in the country.

Cheruiyot once gain taking an issue with Nakuru West OCPD for claims that he is being used by a section of leaders to intimidate UDA leaders.

The Kericho Senator vowing to take action and ensue Independent Police oversight Authority takes action against the officer.

“We all have a duty to ensure an end to intimidation of hustler nation by voting in Nzuki and supporting UDA. We want to tell off the police led by OCPD Nakuru West for messing political leaders. After By-elections in London we shall ensure that the IPOA takes action” he said.

Sentiments echoed by Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen who called for need to respect all Kenyans.

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika, Senator Kipchumba Murkomen and other DP allies during a meeting in Nakuru. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Murkomen wondered why police were using force against elected leaders allied to DDP William Ruto.

“We believe in and respect Kenyans. OCPD Nakuru West on notice. Police should not interfere with Thursday by-elections in London” stated Murkmen.

On his part Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua urging London residents not to fear coming out in large numbers to vote in Nzuki on Thursday.

According to Gachagua, Wachira Nzuki’s victory is victory for Hustler nation towards 2022 politics.

“We will not watch as police continue to intimidate innocent Kenyans. All officer messing up hustler nation on notice” said Gachagua.

Other leaders who addressed during the meeting included MPs Mathias Robi (Kuria West),Cecily Mbarire(Nominated),Ndindi Nyoro(Kiharu),Kimani Ichungwa(Kikuyu),Liza Chelule(Nakuru Woman Rep),Nixon Korir(Langata),George Theuri(Embakasi West) and Rahab Mukami(Nyeri Woman Rep).

The leaders allied to UDA vowing to camp in Nakuru’s London and Hells Gate wards to ensure victory for UDA candidates come March 4.


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