War of words “prematurely” ends CS Wamalwa’s meeting in Baringo

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Kenyan politicians have on some occasions fought over prominence during events, but do you think there is a legislator who should be prominent than the other? There was drama in Baringo after leaders from the area started bickering over who should speak first.

In a meeting attended Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa, the fight started after Tiaty MP William Kamket and his Baringo South counterpart Charles Kamuren started fighting over who should speak first and invite the other both claiming that Mukutani location belongs in their constituency.

Baringo: Fight over microphone abruptly ends CS Eugene Wamalwa meeting

The drama unfolded further when Kamket started protesting the choice of the master of ceremony who he said came from the minority Ilchamus community instead of a chief from the Pokot community.

Kamket further insisted that Mukutani location was in his constituency therefore giving him an upper hand and hence should be the one to invite Kamuren to speak.

Baringo Governor Stanley Kiptis tried to intervene but Kamket became adamant and insisted on inviting Kamuren claiming Mukutani location was in Tiaty.

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Kamuren then went on stage and told off Kamket saying that he should stop the boundary dispute and instead let the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Comission (IEBC) define it for them.

This war of words saw the meeting end prematurely.

The leaders had gone to the area to take iron sheets and open closed schools in the area.

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