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Tuju Sends Rare Message to DP Ruto’s Allies on Mau Evictions

Jubilee Party secretary general Raphael Tuju has insisted that the ongoing Mau Forest eviction will go on(video below).

Tuju dismissed some of its party members from Rift Valley opposed to the eviction, saying their opinions are personal and do not represent those of the party.

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Some Jubilee legislators allied to Deputy President William Ruto ,led by Senate Majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen faulted the eviction, telling the residents to stay put, despite the directive to leave.

Speaking at Jubilee headquarters on Sunday, Mr Raphael Tuju urged aggrieved individuals to channel their grievances to the relevant authorities.

He indicated the eviction was sanctioned President Uhuru Kenyatta and coordinated by a multi-sectoral agency that includes Kenya Forest Services and Kenya Water Tower Authority.

“DP Ruto himself went to the area and told those who encroached on the forest to leave and indeed the majority left.” Tuju said

“The government has to do what it has to do for the benefit of this country.” He added.

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The CS without portfolio also hinted at a possible disciplinary action against the Elgeyo Marakwet senator for not toeing the party line.

The evictions, which is being conducted by forest warders and a team of security officers ,has so far affected more than 7,000 families.

On Saturday, Murkomen ,Senator Aaron Cheruiyot and Emurua Dikirr MP Johanna Ng’eno returned to the Mau Forest and told the evictees not to leave.

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