Farah Maalim, Kalonzo Musyoka’s deputy, whomis also the wiper party leader has evaded death as an explosive device was planted on the road while they were camapaining.
The deputy was headed to Liboi before the incident happened. Farah Maalim, the former deputy speaker clearly stated that the explosive was targeted on him.
His security guards, did a survey before the incident and that is when the device was noticed at the road.
In a statement , the deputy stated that,”Our hawk-eyed security officers got intelligence information of IEDs planted in my campaign route to Liboi.They halted my convoy, rerouted us to a safer detour and engaged the services of bomb disposal experts .Then they detonated the IEDs with ease.”
The explosive has left a huge damage on the road, this is after the experts diabled it.
Farah Maalim was once a national assembly speaker and currently the deputy of wiper democratic party. He has been holding campaigns for Azimio la Umoja party ahead of the 2022 national elections.
He is remembered for vying for the senate seat under the coalition for reform and democracy(CORD) which was an unsuccessful bid.
Farah Maalim termed the national assembly house as a house that that was supposed to maintain the law and order in the country. He further stated that that was not a house where partisan interestes and politics were going to be attained.
Despite being supported by a number of prominent politicians such as the Nyamira county senator, he still lost to Ken Lusaka.
Farah Maalim has been serving hand to hand with Wiper leader, Kalonzo Musyoka thus supporting the Azimio la Umoja political party.
During his negotiation he stated that, ” I want to believe that that has been resolved.Kenyans should rest easy knowing that we will walk in this journey together.” This was during the Jacaranda handshake between Kalonzo and Raila Odinga.