Gov. Mutua, Kisii County DG Survive Drowning After Bridge Collapses

Machakos Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua and Kisii County Deputy Governor Joash Maangi survived drowning when a bridge along River Gucha caved in taking along the leaders and their supporters.
The two leaders were rescued and a statement was issued stating:- This morning, Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua, who is in Kisii County on an official visit, continued with his tour of various development projects.
While inspecting road projects within Ogembo Town, Governor Mutua and
Kisii County Deputy Governor Joash Maangi took a detour to view River
Unfortunately, the footbridge on which they were standing caved in
owing to the big numbers and structural weaknesses. The Governor and
Deputy Governor were unhurt in the incident and they went on to
address residents before going for lunch.
Two journalists who sustained minor injuries were taken to Kisii
Teaching and Referral Hospital for treatment.
The Ogembo Post Office – Nyakorokoro footbridge was constructed by the
Ministry of Public Works as part of the Economic Stimulus Project
under the Constituency Development Fund (CDF).

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