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31 Aug
By: CGK 0



H. E The Governor addressing the women in isinya town.

The Governor of Kajiado County D.r David Nkedianyehas assured the Maasai women that Isinya town will be alcohol free like Kijabe after a meeting at multi-purpose training school in Isinya.

The women needed a response of the issues that they table in the previous meeting to be address by the county government on the fight against poisonous brews in the area.

They had several issues that they wanted to be addressed like the several factories all over the area, green houses, the location of the market and sewerage system and many other issues.

They also question why the OCS who directed the police officers to beat them during the fight on poisonous brews was transferred to the nearby town Kitengela and the officers transferred nearby too.

The hundreds of Maasai women dressed in Maasai shukas and armed with rungus and sticks also had tough word for NEMA officials whom they say are the cause of all the factories.

They added that their stand still remain they don’t want any alcohol in Isinya town whether licensed or unlicensed poisonous brews.

The governor Dr. David Nkedianye told the women that the county does not depend on alcohol taxes and will make Isinya town just like Kijabe which is alcoholic free.

“We want Isinya to be alcohol free like Kijabe and this county doesn’t depend on taxes from alcohol, we will not renew licenses for all clubs and bars. The life of the people is more important than money and if we are to close them we will do It.” said Dr.Nkedianye.

The governor also had tough words for NEMA.

“You have a lot of problems and people are blaming us. How do you issue licenses for factories to be built everywhere and you don’t even allow public participation? You must control this factories.” Said the governor.

The Member of Parliament for Kajiado East Peris Tobiko added that the security officers must go away.

“I will look for the interior cabinet secretary Joseph Nkaiserry and all those officers that were involved in harassing women will be transferred. We have already sign a petition and changes must come.” Said Peris.

Also present in the meeting were Deputy Governor Paul Ntiaki, lands CECM’s Ali Letura, Richard Parsitau, Gladys Marima and other county officials.