Lusaka has let us down, says Wa­mun­yinyi

He says the gov­er­nor has not lived up to the ex­pec­ta­tions of Bun­goma res­i­dents

The Star (Kenya) - - Front Page - BRIAN OJAMAA @ojamab

Gov­er­nor Ken­neth Lusaka has “ridiculed” Bun­goma res­i­dents lo­cally and abroad through his mis­placed pri­or­i­ties and should not be re­elected, an MP has said. Kan­duyi MP Wa­fula Wa­mun­yinyi has ac­cused the gov­er­nor of not liv­ing up to the ex­pec­ta­tions of Bun­goma res­i­dents, who voted for him over­whelm­ingly as there first gov­er­nor in 2013.

Wa­mun­yinyi said Lusaka’s ad­min­is­tra­tion has been “painted as the most cor­rupt county gov­ern­ment that has si­phoned off tax­pay­ers’ money by buy­ing and procur­ing things at ex­ag­ger­ated prices”. He spoke on Fri­day at Bu­tieli Pri­mary School in his con­stituency when he pre­sented CDF che­ques to var­i­ous schools.

“As Bun­goma res­i­dents, we elected Lusaka ow­ing to his track record as the Live­stock PS, only for us to re­alise it was a very bad mis­take,” he said.

The MP said Lusaka con­tin­ues to sit back and watch as his of­fi­cers em­bez­zle pub­lic funds. “We have had al­most close to Sh30 bil­lion brought into this county since he took over as the gov­er­nor. There is no tan­gi­ble project we can be proud of in his regime as the Bun­goma peo­ple,” he said. Wa­mun­yinyi cited the Sh109,000 wheel­bar­row saga and the pur­chase of a Sh2.7 mil­lion seat. Of­fi­cials from Lusaka’s of­fice de­nied the al­le­ga­tions.

‘WE ELECTED LUSAKA OW­ING TO HIS TRACK RECORD AS THE LIVE­STOCK PS, ONLY FOR US TO RE­ALISE IT WAS A VERY BAD MIS­TAKE’

/BRIAN OJAMAA

Kan­duyi MP Wa­fula Wa­mun­yinyi pre­sides over a func­tion in his con­stituency on Septem­ber 13, 2016

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