Elgeyo-Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos has apologised to the President for seemingly disparaging remarks by four MPs concerning the phantom controversial Arror and Kimwarer dam projects.
On Saturday, four Elgeyo-Marakwet members of parliament threatened protests should the Sh21 billion dam projects be stopped in the wake of corruption allegations in the tendering process.
The MPs - Daniel Rono (Keiyo South), Kangogo Bowen (Marakwet East), William Kisang (Marakwet West) and Elgeyo-Marakwet Woman Representative Jane Kiptoo - warned that they would organise demonstrations against the government.
They said they would protest against President Kenyatta's administration if the projects are stopped amid investigations that have seen the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) question Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich.
On Monday, however, Mr Tolgos distanced the county from the MPs' threats saying their remarks were not representative of residents' position.
“On behalf of the people of Elgeyo-Marakwet, we sincerely apologise to the head of State over political utterances by four MPs and a handful of MCAs, purporting to be speaking on behalf of the people on the ongoing investigations," he said.
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