Gunmen attack census convoy and Wajir MP

Wajir North Member of Parliament Ahmed Ibrahim was among a census convoy that was attacked and shot at by a number of unidentified gunmen.

The convoy was attacked by the assailants at Masalale town, Eldas Sub-County, vehicle touched but there were no reports of injuries.

The MP was travelling with the census staff for the pre-listing exercise, only to hear sound of gunshots rented in air forcing them to flee for their safety.

The attack happens barely a day after interior Cabinet Secretary Dr. Fred Mariangi assured Kenyans that security across the country will be beefed up ahead of census.

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Lawrence Baraza is a prolific writer with competencies in Digital Media, Print, and Broadcast. Baraza is also a Communication Practitioner currently spearheading Digital content on Metropol TV's Digital Desk.

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