Governor Obado, MP Kitayama clash in public over Ksh.516M project


Migori Governor Okoth Obado. FILE PHOTO
Migori Governor Okoth Obado. FILE PHOTO

In Summary

  • On his part, Governor Obado defended himself over the allocation of the monies after Kitayama accused him of locking out the MP's region from benefiting from the project.
  • Obado instead accused the legislator of being used by other leaders to antagonize him claiming that Awendo, Rongo and Migori towns were selected as beneficiaries by the World Bank and not by him as alleged.

Migori Governor Okoth Obado and Kuria East Member of Parliament Marwa Kitayama are reported to have clashed in public over a Ksh.516 million World Bank project.

The two, who spoke during a joint event in Kegonga, pointed fingers at each other in an evident push and pull over which community would benefit from the project.

On his part, Governor Obado defended himself over the allocation of the monies after Kitayama accused him of locking out the MP’s region from benefiting from the project.

Obado instead accused the legislator of being used by other leaders to antagonize him claiming that Awendo, Rongo and Migori towns were selected as beneficiaries by the World Bank and not by him as alleged.

Kitayama however opposed the governor’s remarks vowing that the Kuria community will not give up in their quest for the World Bank funded project until they benefit from it.

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