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Put your differences aside and work for Kisii residents elders tell Maangi and Ongwae

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They urged the deputy governor not to resign from the office amid pressure and instead focus on service delivery and fulfilling the pledges they made with the governor in 2017.

Bomachoge clan of elders led by patrick Magare addressing the press at ogembo on Friday , they have called Governor James Ongwae and his deputy to shun differences, (photo Brighton Makori)

Bomachoge council of elders urge governor  and his deputy  to put aside  their  differences 

Bomachoge council  of elders have asked  Kisii County governor James Ongwae  and his deputy Joash Maangi  to put aside their  differences  and work  together  like before. 

 Differences  have been experienced  in the past weeks which have seen Maangi loose some of the County governments’ official vehicles. 

The deputy governor Joash Maangi’s security officers,vehicles and staffs were withdrawn a few days when he  pointed out corruption cases in the county government. 

Addressing the press  at Bomachoge  led by their  chairperson  Patrick  Magare  said that the  two duos  have been  in good  terms  since they were elected  as leaders  of the  county to  bring services  to the  people. 

They  asked  the  two  leaders  if there is  differences  to sit  down  and solve their   wrangles .

The  elders  warned  some politicians  who have self  interest  not to separate them .

“If there is  any differences,  let them sit down and solve them,because  conflict  will  derail   development in the county. 

His sentiments were echoed by chairperson James  Ong’eta said that  conflict  have  paralyzed service delivery and it’s time to reconcile and go back to work. 

They urged the  deputy governor not to resign from the office amid pressure and instead focus on service delivery and fulfilling the pledges they made with the governor in 2017. 

“We believe  in Maangi  , no any other  leader  will  replace  him ,”  they said. 

The Elders endorsed the Deputy Governor   as their kingpin and they will support him. 

The elders  further said that they support  building  bridges  initiatives  and called  for the referendum. And they will also support  deputy governor   in his endeavours to succeed Governor Ongwae.

Bomachoge clan of elders led by patrick Magare addressing the press at ogembo on Friday , they have called Governor James Ongwae and his deputy to shun differences, (photo Brighton Makori)