Moses Kuria: Uhuru Has Been Taken Hostage

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    President Uhuru Kenyatta (left) and Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria (right)
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    See below a summary of the top stories for Wednesday, June 16.

    Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria alleged that President Uhuru Kenyatta left his duties as the Head of State and Jubilee party leader in order to become an activist for the National Super Alliance (NASA) regime.

    Kuria added that the current President was no longer representing the interests of the Jubilee Party - which was elected to hold power but was rather a hostage to opposition forces. 

    The MP opined that Deputy President William Ruto should take over the Presidency and carry out the official duties until 2022. 

    Kiambu Governor James Nyoro criticised Kipipiri MP Amos Kimunya over his recent remarks where he issued an ultimatum to Kiambaa residents that the developmental projects in the area may not be fulfilled if they don't elect the Jubilee Party candidate Kariri Njama.

    Nyoro admonished this, stating that the remarks could cost the ruling party the upcoming by-election.

    A section of estates in Nairobi will experience water interruption from Thursday, June 17 to Friday, June 18. This is according to a notice released by National Water and Sewerage Company (NWSC).

    The estates to be affected include the whole of city centre, areas along Mombasa road, South B and South C areas and the neighbourhoods, University of Nairobi main campus, Coca Cola factory.

    Other areas include the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), EPZ-Athi river, the whole of Industrial area, areas along Jogoo road, city stadium, Maringo, Bahati, Buruburu, and the surrounding estates.

    The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) announced over 5,000 vacancies after the commission received Ksh2.5 million in the budgetary allocation.

    TSC boss Nancy Macharia affirmed that the teachers would be enrolled in public schools in order to curb the shortage predicament. 

    Acting Nairobi Governor Anne Kananu was summoned by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) over Ksh3.4 billion tax arrears within the county. Reports also indicated that the arrears have accumulated penalties amounting to Ksh3.1 billion. 

    Anne Kananu Mwenda addresses MCAs during her vetting exercise at the Nairobi County Assemblies on Friday, January 15, 2021