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Mandago Dismiss Claims that He is Training Goons

Uasin Gishu governor Jackson Mandago has refuted claims that he is training goons ahead of the August polls.

Speaking to the press after appearing before Rift Valley regional DCI offices in Nakuru Mandago said the allegations are false and ill intended.

“I want to refute claims that a leader like me who advocates peaceful coexistence can train goons ahead of the August polls.Thd allegations are false and ill intended and oy meant to tarnish my name,” said the Uasin Gishu governor Jackson Mandago while speaking to the press.

Mandago termed the claims as malicious, peddled by competitors, singling out Governor Aspirant Zedekiah Buzeki.

” Chebororwa ATC is a government facility used for training its agricultural officers and farmers, as well as hosting conferences how can I use it to train goons.I am a law abiding person and cannot train goons to injure my electorates.,”governor Mandago added.

He noted that Uasin Gishu leaders have vowed to maintain peace and preach peace before, on and after the August polls.

“We have insisted that as Uasin Gishu leaders, we are committed to preach peace and unity amongst all the locals, irrespective of their tribe or political affiliation.We will ensure we have peaceful elections regardless of what people are saying, ” he said.

Uasin Gishu which is the home of the deputy president William Ruto who will be vying for presidency in the August polls.

Uasin Gishu was badly affected by the 2007 post election violence which rendered many homeless and many lost their lives.

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