On October 15, Hivisasa published a story from Kisii county regarding a stalled project that was commissioned by Deputy President William Ruto. 

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The story published by Geoff Gichana indicated that residents of Ibeno ward in Nyaribari Chache Kisii County were seeking answers from the Deputy President Dr William Ruto over the stalled Kenya Medical Training College commissioned three years ago.

The writer covered the story after visiting the area and interviewing the affected residents. In the course of cover ng the story, the writer reached out to area MP Richard Tong' i. 

The MP maintained that the project was progressing well. However, the writer visited the site and learned that indeed, no progress had been made since the DP laid the foundation for the college. 

The writer further learned that the project was a collaboration between the and the National government. He, therefore, embarked on a mission to determine how such projects are handled. 

Gichana interviewed South Mugirango MP Sylvanus Osoro, which had overseen a similar project in collaboration with the national government.

Ososro stated that the MP must follow up with the national government to release funds for such projects. By covering the story, the residents were able to understand who to ask in regards to the stalled project.

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