A section of Tanga Tanga allied leaders have broken their silence crying foul over the alleged changes experienced in Msambweni hours to the much-awaited by-elections to determine the next area Member of Parliament.
Led by Elgeyo Marakwet senator Kipchumba Murkomen, the leaders expressed their concern after the top police officers in the area were transferred in the night hours to the much-awaited mini poll.
In an expression of a suspected foul play, the leaders further alleged that the new team of security officers has been meeting a governor in Mombasa.
Taking to Twitter the vocal lawmakers questioned the motive behind the eleventh-hour transfers.
“Msambweni top security officers transferred a night before elections meanwhile a team of police officers who have been meeting a Governor in Mombasa are set to take over from tonight. What is the motive?” he tweeted.
While alleging planned messing with the Msambweni by-elections, Kandara legislator Alice Wahome demanded an explanation from the Ministry of Interior over the alleged transfers of the area OCPD and his police officers.
“The PS Interior and Coordination National Gov’t. Tell the country why you have made an emergency transfer of OCPD Bitok of Msambweni and his police officers. Are you planning to mess up with Electoral security for by-election tomorrow?” she tweeted.
The Msambweni constituents take to the ballot today to determine their next Member of parliament after the death of Suleiman Dori in March after a long and unsuccessful battle with cancer.
ODM’s Omar Boga and independent candidate Faisal Abdallah are among the big names going for the seat.