CS Eugene Wamalwa receives hostile reception at a cultural fete in Vihiga

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BY CORRESPONDENT,VIHIGA,26TH DEC 2017-Water Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa on Tuesday received a hostile reception  at a meeting at Mbale Municipal Ground in Vihiga County after a hostile crowd pelted him with stones forcing him to leave immediately.

The CS was in Vihiga for the annual  Maragoli Cultural Festival.

The crowd turned hostile immediately after the CS arrived at the venue to join other leaders in marking the annual event including Central Organization of Trade Unions Secretary-General Francis Atwoli and ANC Party leader Musalia Mudavadi.

Cultural festival in Mbale, Vihiga County.

Cultural festival in Mbale, Vihiga County, on December 26, 2017. CS Eugene Wamalwa  was forced to abandon  the event after a section of the crowed became hostile to him-COURTESY

Mr Atwoli and Mr Mudavadi escorted Mr Wamalwa to safety as the crowd chanted anti-Wamalwa slogans.

Attempts by NASA co-principal Musalia Mudavadi and COTU secretary Francis  Atwoli  did not bear fruits  with the crowds pelting  the CS with objects and stones.Police were also  forced  into intervene lobbing  teargas to disperse them.

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