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Daily Nation : January 28th 2014
22 | County News NAROK | Former minister wants Tunai recalled County boss tells off Ntimama and critics The war of words between the two has divided the region’s leadership BY GEORGE SAYAGIE @Gsayagie email@example.com ister William ole Ntimama head-on over his claims of county mismanagement. Mr Tunai said Mr Nti- N mama’s criticism of his leadership would not stop him from working and delivering Jubilee pledges to Narok residents. The war of words between the two has divided the county leadership into two camps, threatening to jeopardise the development agenda. “Narok residents elected me governor and I have a strong team to deliver the pledges we made to them. Our detractors must give us a chance to work for the people,” said Mr Tunai. The governor accused Mr arok Governor Samuel Tunai yesterday took former Cabinet min- Ntimama of trying to create conflict in Narok County by inciting communities against each other through his utterances and divisive politics. “Let them continue making noise but our side will continue working. The croaking of a frog in a river doesn’t prevent a cow from taking water,” said Mr Tunai, who was speaking in Kapune Location, Transmara sub-county. He asked Mr Ntimama and his colleagues to tell the people what development he achieved when he was in power for more than 30 years. “These people who are against us failed during their time,” said the governor. His comments followed a threat by Maasai elders, led by Mr Ntimama, to recall him for alleged mismanagement of county affairs and marginalisation of their community. Failure to consult The elders were speaking to the media in Nairobi on Friday last week. Mr Ntimama and other Our detractors must give us a chance to work for the people” ‘‘ Narok Governor Samuel Tunai leaders, among them former Transport and Licensing Board chairman Hassan ole Kamwaro, accused Mr Tunai of failing to consult them before making major decisions affecting the county. The county government plans to expand Narok Town by 700 acres. The Ntimama camp is opposed to the proposal, insisting that the local community must be consulted before the expansion. PROTEST | Herders oppose project NAIROBI DAILY NATION Tuesday January 28, 2014 Two bishops wrangle over church name BY NATION CORRESPONDENT A bishop has accused two state agencies of helping a splinter group to register a church with a name similar to that of his. Bishop Morris Mwarandu, head of the Lord’s Gathering Centre which is an affiliate of the Redeemed Gospel Church, claims that the Registrar of Societies and Registrar of Companies illegally facilitated the registration of Redeemed Gospel Church Inc. Registered The Redeemed Gospel Church was registered in 1974, he stated in court filings. Some individuals proceeded to incorporate an entity called Redeemed Gospel Church Inc, without permission or knowledge of church members and unlawfully appointed themselves as its directors, he claimed. He wants the registration nullified. In a separate case, Bishop LABAN WALLOGA | NATION A woman during a protest yesterday by herders opposed to government plans to build a Sh500 million irrigation canal at Bura scheme in Tana River County. The Sala villagers are demanding compensation, saying the move would interfere with pastures for their animals. Mwarandu has been accused of organising for his ordination without knowledge of his mother church. Rev Kepha Omae of the Re- deemed Gospel Church Inc claimed Rev Mwarandu then changed the name of the affiliate church to the Lords Gathering Centre.
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