By Emmanuel Mukavi
The Bungoma OCPD Wilson Nanga warned youths from Bungoma County against involving in the chaos that could result from inciting politicians amid the incoming Ford Kenya by-elections in the Kabuchai constituency. He said this in an interview with the County Guardian News in his office.
“Youths do not accept to be deceived by anyone to cause chaos or fight with your colleague because of money, be warned the law will face you indiscriminately” paused the officer.
He also urged parents and other education stakeholders to work in coordination to support students. Learners resumed in schools since the outbreak of Covid-19 in March 2020 after the government announced the reopening of schools in Kenya by January. This came after the decrease in the number of Covid-19 infections in Kenya.
In corresponding with the question about discipline among students in schools, Nanga said that they are going to deal with any student who will act against the law and that they were not ready to condone such as a scene in any school.
The officer warned those engaging in love affairs with school girls that they are being pursued by the securities to ensure that they are arrested and taken to the court of law. Nanga warned parents against negotiating with the perpetrators instead they should report them to the police to begin investigations to arrest them.
The Kabuchai seat fell vacant in December after the death of MP James Mukwe who succumbed to arthritis. The by-elections have attracted different aspirants from Bungoma county the most interesting race is between Ford Kenya aspirant Majimbo Kalasinga and UDA Evans Kakai.
The tie in the by-elections is set to be tough considered the vacant seat is in the Ford Kenya party backyard that is led by Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula. The UDA party aspirant Evans Kakai is supported by the Tangatanga leader William Ruto.
The Kabuchai race is seen to be the battle race between the two influential politicians who are trying to reinstate their positions in the western region politics amid the 2022 poll race.