Local gangs not left out in flowing cash

Giakanja village residents march to Tetu town. PHOTO | FILE| NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • This time round, local gangs will be charging Sh5,000 per day to offer security to politicians seeking elective seats, citing the risks involved in the line of duty.
  • Another self-styled leader of a Homa Bay-based gang, Dominic Abong’o, reveals that politicians are likely to pay more for a gang which, besides providing security, also heckles and boos their opponents.

Two years ago, President Uhuru Kenyatta ventured into the crime infested Nyalenda slums in Kisumu, mingling with locals with his security nowhere in sight.

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