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The Tanga Tanga squad is trouble - 7 months ago, 14 June 14:07

By: Ngunjiri Wambugu

Last weekend members of the ‘Tanga Tanga Squad’ were in my constituency. (Tanga Tanga Squad is a group of MPs and senators who move around the country campaigning for Deputy President William Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid). Senator Kipchumba Murkomen and MP Kimani Ichung'wa had come ostensibly for a fundraising at a local church.

However, in reality, they had come to introduce a 2022 Nyeri MP aspirant. They emphasised that this candidate has very cordial relations with Ruto. The DP had thus sent Sh1 million to the church because of it. The two chaps each contributed Sh300,000.

I will not go into the details of what else they said; but it was distasteful. What bowled me over was the sheer impunity of what they were doing. I could not help but ask myself - if these guys have the audacity to disrespect an elected MP like this, in his constituency, when ...
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