It is now transpiring that Machakos County much touted development projects are well packaged public stunts and no substance. MCAs and Residents of Machakos County took to the streets yesterday to protest over poor leadership, corruption and non-starter projects initiated by Governor Alfred Mutua. Leaders of protest dubbed ‘Operation Okoa Caravan’ who included renowned singer, Ken Wamaria, toured several towns castigating the Governor through music and dance.
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The protest however did not last as police officers accompanied by county askiris arrested the organizers of the protests. Governor Mutua was accused of not paying contractors, salaries and embezzling funds. The protest cast a dark shadow on Mutua who was named the best Governor. Those arrested taken to court and released on a cash bail of Sh 30,000.