Ekuru Aukot, Armed Goons Storm Thirdway Alliance Offices, Threatens to Kill Officials

Drama ensued on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at Thirdway Alliance party headquarters in Nairobi when expelled party leader Dr. Ekuru Aukot stormed their office premises with armed goons.

According to the party, Aukot, who was accompanied by about 20 armed youths stormed its Lavington based headquarters despite court orders barring him from accessing the premises.

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Through its Twitter page, the party reported that Aukot and the team forced their way in and in the process destroying the premise’s gate and in an altercations that led to the destruction of properties in the offices.

The statement went ahead to reveal that Aukot, the ‘Punguza Mzigo Initiative’ patron threatened to kill the party officials present during the debacle.

“Former Party member Ekuru Aukot accompanied by over 20 armed goons storms party HQS defying PPDT order barring him from accessing the premises. He has threatened to kill party officials,” read the tweet.

Speaking to a local online publication, the party’s Secretary-General Fredrick Okango revealed that despite warning the former leader against forcing his way in, Aukot stayed put saying he had visited the premises to take his things despite the court orders.

“He is demanding to enter the office to take his things against a court order. He is not welcome here as he is not a party member,” communicated Okango.

The matter has since been reported at Muthangari Police station under OB No. 31/01/10/2020.

Dr Aukot was on August 26, suspended as the party leader by its National Executive Committee (NEC). A hurriedly assembled National Executive Council meeting resolved to indefinitely suspend him over three alleged offences among them assaulting his deputy Angela Mwikali.

The party committee also accused Aukot of financial impropriety, self-enrichment, non-accountability and lack of transparency in their party.

On September 11, the party also wrote to Aukot demanding Ksh5 million for allegedly using Party office to conduct private business.

The party said he used its offices to conduct private business for his law firm, EA LAW consulting, hence they would charge him a monthly rent of Ksh150,000.

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