- Residents of Murang'a have expressed concern over the encroachment of cascuta dodder - According to the residents, the weed has suffocated their plants posing a threat to food security - The residents claim they initially thought the weed was a flower - The county government claims the weed is spread by humans who pick and take them to other places - It however claims it has opted to entirely cut off affected plants and burn them together with the weeds Residents of Murang'a county are a worried lot following the spread of a parasitic plant which poses a threat to food security in the region.
Others were ODM leader Raila Odinga, governors Wycliffe Oparanya (Kakamega) and Mwangi wa Iria (Murang’a), Kisumu deputy governor Mathews Owili, Alego-Usonga MP Samuel Atandi and MCAs.
"The engagement was through a clear process as spelt out in the county government act," the Murang'a governor said.
Ambulances and police officers failed to rescue the former Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru from the wreckage of his car following a crash at Kabati in Murang’a along the Nyeri-Nairobi highway on November 7, 2017, witnesses have told a court.
But the CoG ignored the agreement that had been made public and conducted elections on Monday in which Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya clinched the chairmanship to be deputised by Murang’a Governor Mwangi wa Iria.
Mr Oparanya will be deputised by Murang’a’s Mwangi Wa Iria, who succeeded Kirinyaga County boss Anne Waiguru.
On Monday, Murang'a Senator Irungu Kang’ata, who is Jubilee's deputy chief whip, said that his party is keen on the changes.
Mr Oparanya, who is also Orange Democratic Movement deputy party leader, will be deputised by Murang’a’s Mwangi Wa Iria.
Superior Hotels started off a decade ago along Murang’a Road in Nairobi.
He was also in a personal battle with Mwangi Wa Iria over water from a dam in Murang'a as well as with Interior PS Karanja Kibicho who had withdrawn some of his security detail.