In Summary
  • Nyanza Regional coordinator handed over the key to the chief
  • Youth accused the chief of working with police to suppress the anti government protests

Bondo Township Chief Walter Omollo whose house was torched by an angry youth in July during the opposition’s Azimo la Umoja protests has been handed the key to a new house this is after the government decided to build for him a new house.

This comes after angry youth stormed his home accusing him of working with the police to harass peaceful demonstrators in the streets of Bondo that time.

Nyanza regional coordinator Flora Mworoa who handed over the keys to the chief, condemned the incident saying that should never happen.

“It Is sad that a  section of youth were incited to torch the administrators house it is time the youth woke up and stopped themselves from being used by the politicians,” she said.

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Mworoa Advises Youth

The violent incident unfolded when a group of unruly youth targeted Chief Omollo’s home during the protests against the high cost of living.

The protesters, chanting anti-government slogans, accused the chief of collaborating with law enforcement to suppress their demonstration.

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The situation escalated, resulting in the destruction of Chief Omollo’s house, with allegations of property theft by the agitated mob.

Mworoa emphasized the need for peaceful protests and denounced any form of violence or property damage.

“The event left all by property burned, in the process I lost a lot of valuables including my animals,”said the chief when interviewed after the incident.

Opposition leader Raila Odinga led anti government protests in the country pressuring the government to come up with ways to deal with the high cost of living which was making life difficult for many Kenyans.

November 12, 2023

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