By Linah Musangi
Nairobi, 28th Feb 2018: Nairobi’s most controversial and outspoken Embakasi East legislator, Babu Owino has thrown his weight Behind Kitui Governor, Charity Ngilu on charcoal ban.
Through his official Twitter account Babu opposed Limuru traders move to demonstrate over #KituiCharcoalBan.
“The fact is, demonstration by ten hired youths in Limuru under protection of the police will not bring rain in Kitui” Babu posted
For the last few years, there have been minimal rains in most parts of Kitui county and this is majorly caused by deforestation.
Governor Ngilu has been very firm on the ban despite being criticized by some local and national leaders.