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Mixed Fortunes for the President as the Rift Valley Tour Ends Abruptly

Article Summary   by:ambuli     Original Author: IRENE WAMARU AND EDWARD INZOFU
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MIXED FORTUNES FOR THE PRESIDENT AS THE RIFT VALLEY TOUR ENDS ABRUPTLY
BY IRENE WAMARU AND EDWARD INZOFU
THE PEOPLE NEWSPAPER
E MAIL editor@people.co.ke

The presidfent of Kenya ,the vice president and the prime minister and other main figures in the Kenyan politics were on the twenty sixth day of the month of April ,the year two thousand and eight forced to change abruptly their diary that was marked a peace building mission .There was fresh heckling that was targeting the minister for agriculture .Hon,William Ruto calling for the division of the expansive Rift valley province in to three parts and and a violent protest from the internally dispalced people .The president was on a visit of the internelly displaced peopels camps around the country as the first step towards solving the problem and the re settlement of the displaced people back to their homes which some of them were against.

The naivasha region i ssaid to be the most affect region by the post election violence and the re unification of the Kenyan tribes brought relief in the camps in naivasha .The re unification is firmly underway but also a tell tale signs that the road ahead is still long and winded .

It is said that tere were hiccups which included the a battle for supremacy between the vice president Kalonzo Musyoka and the prime minister ,Raila Odinga That caused a protocol night mare .The message of peace among the affected communities took center stage with leaders asking for forgiveness and peacfull co existence .

The president and his juniors went on with the tour amid protests from a section of the MPs from the south and the north rift who argued that the tour was premature wanting it to bepost poned untill certain issues were adressed .
The vice president was also heckled by the residents of the Kipchoge Keino stadium internally displaced peoples camp .
Published: May 03, 2008   
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