Nairobi City County Speaker Benson Mutura Arrested

Nairobi City County Speaker Benson Mutura

Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officers have arrested Nairobi City County Speaker Benson Mutura

Mutura was picked up from his City Hall office in the afternoon and taken to the DCI Headquarters

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It is not clear why the speaker was arrested. His arrest comes just days after defecting from the Jubilee Party and joining Deputy President’s UDA party.

Accompanied by 22 MCA’s, Mutura said that he will not contest for any political seat but will perform functions assigned to him by Ruto

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“The leaders of Nairobi County led by Speaker Benson Mutura have officially declared that the Hustler Nation is their home and that Kenya Kwanza is the way to a better country. Uchumi Kwanza,” Ruto stated at the time. 

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