I Was Embarrassed at Bomas - Alice Wahome Decries

  • Kandara Member of Parliament Alice Wahome on Friday, December 6 stated that she felt embarrassed at the unveiling of the Building Bridges Initiative report at Bomas of Kenya on November 27, 2019.

    Wahome was speaking during a women empowerment drive in Maragua, Murang'a County that was presided over by Deputy President William Ruto on December 6, 2019.

    The Inua Mama politician aired her displeasure in the manner with the program was organised.

    "There were things that happened in Bomas when we went for the BBI. I was embarrassed because those who fought us were the ones running the show, we had to sit and clap," Wahome stated.

    "Mr deputy because you are here and you work with the president, let me tell you, we are not meant to sit, clap and listen to Junet Mohammed talk," she protested.

    Deputy President William Ruto in the company of Jubilee leaders during a women empowerment drive in Maragua, Murang'a county on December 7, 2019.

    Wahome warned that she would not attend any meeting about he BBI that was not convened by President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP Ruto and demanded recognition when addressing matters of national unity.

    "Any other meeting we will attend is one by the president and the deputy, no one else. And if there is a meeting, let our team be involved, let us speak, we have constituents who will feel represented," Wahome reiterated.

    Her remarks follow the November 27 BBI unveiling at the Bomas that caused a stir among leaders who cited bias in the choice of leaders who addressed the gathering.

    Also in attendance were Murang'a Woman Representative Sabina Chege, Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria, Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua among other leaders.

    Deputy President William Ruto during a women empowerment drive in Maragua, Murang'a county on December 7, 2019.