On Thursday this week, Murang’a governor Mwangi wa Iria is expected to launch 35 tractors ,broken down to one tractor per ward.
Each tractor is hired at a cost of kshs50,000 for this one day. This translates to kshs 1,750,000 for just one day. These tractors will not work that day but just for display at the event at hours stadium.
All 35 MCAs have been asked to bring 200 residents from each ward. That’s around 7000 people.Fare and lunch will be reimbursed. According to sources privy to the preparations,10 million shillings has been put aside for the whole event- taxpayers money.