Kenyans Attack Cherangany MP Joshua Kutuny After Posted He Posted NCPB Maize Prices
Kenyans have attacked Cherangany member of parliament Joshua Kutuny after he posted the new National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) maize buying prices.
NCPB is currently buying 90Kg bag of maize at Sh 3000 where farmers have rejected the price saying it’s still very low compared to the cost of production.
Led by Uasin Gishu Kenya Farmers Association director Kipkorir Menjo thye said the cost of production for one bag of maize is over sh 3000 therefore maize buying prices must be more than the amount.
Through his official Facebook the Cherangany legislator wrote “New Year Gift to our dear farmers !Happy new year,”
The Cherangany legislator is a staunch supporter of president Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration and has been a big defender of farmers rights.
Kutuny who was elected on a Jubilee party ticket is a big critique of the deputy president William Samoei Ruto who has declared his interest for the presidency in the fourthcoming general elections.
He is currently the deputy Jubilee party deputy secretary general a position that was being held by Soy member of parliament Caleb Kositany.
His Facebook post recieved mixed reactions here are some of their comments.
Kipchumba Jonathan says “The price is still low fellow alumni. Make it sh 4,000 per 90kg bag please,”
Tultul says “bei ya mbolea imeshuka ama your just blackmailing..the cost of maize is posted whn farmers no longer hv maize in their farms,now fertilizer and other inputs will be worked on whn maize will be at knee height,”
Kiptoch Mukung says “To you know the cost of farm imputs? You are just voting machine,”
Godfrey Chemwelel says “What is the price of maize flour in our shops and supermarkets? Kalenjin mpigs are just sleeping. Not representing the masses at all #,”