A former influential aide to retired President Moi may lose part of his 6,000-acre farm in the North Rift if 64 families make good their threat to invade it over a Sh3.2 million. The man, who at his peak was known as a fixer of Moi's complex political problems, is said have received the money from the families to sell them 640 acres of his expansive farm in Eldoret in 2,000. The man, whose political fortunes plummeted after his term as a Nominated MP, has gone underground to escape the wrath of the families, who have vowed to invade the land if he fails to refund the money with the interest.
The season for political alliances is here, and as they say, there are no permanent enemies in politics. Corridors has learned that former Kanu powerman and now National Vision Party leader Nicholas Biwott met his political nemesis and FORA chair Micah Kigen for a lunch at a Nairobi hotel. Soon after their discussion, Kigen went through the backdoor as Biwott exited the main door. Corridors wonders what the two men, who have been sworn political adversaries in Keiyo South, are up to.
A senior civil servant who quit his job to vie for gubernatorial seat in lower Eastern is fast realising that politics is not for the faint-hearted. The man, who visited a little town in the county and donated Sh200,000 gift to boda boda operators, was shocked when his rival for the seat, an assistant minister, landed in the town the next day and handed Sh500,000 to the the same group. Our tipster wonders if the man has the guts to raise the stakes higher by giving more than the assistant minister.
What is Energy minister Kiraitu Murungi upto with his M'bus party? We are told the conductor of the M'bus has called a meeting in Nairobi today where he will "make a major" announcement. It is not clear what big news the man from Meru wants to make public, but don't rule out the possibility that he will introduce a new "driver".