Apollo Malowa who perished in Lake Nakuru today once flew Baba to a rally…

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Captain Apollo Malowa – The helicopter pilot of the ill-fated Lake Nakuru chopper crash, flew Baba to a political rally. He was the pilot of of Raila Odinga throughout his campaigns and also during his official duties in kenya as the Prime Minister. He was from Bondo in Siaya County of Kenya, a truly great pilot.

Captain Apollo Malowa was the best helicopter pilot in the Flex Air Charters and also one of the directors of the company that most politicians and individuals preferred him airlifting them in East Africa.

Apollo has also been a pilot of Kenya Air force.13178695_10206782767591052_4527028316340323477_n.jpg

President of Tanzania H.E Maghafuli and President of Uganda H.E Yoweri Museveni 

He was contracted by the now the president of Tanzania H.E Maghafuli during his campaign trail.

He was also contracted by the Government of Uganda to be airlifting H.E Museveni during his campaigns.

In 2007, Captain Apollo was the pilot of of Raila Odinga throughout his campaigns and also during his official duties in kenya as the Prime Minister.

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Captain Apollo Malowa – The helicopter pilot of the ill-fated Lake Nakuru chopper crash in action.

In 2013, Captain Apollo was the pilot of H.E the president Uhuru Kenyatta throughout his campaign trial and also the official pilot to him and the deputy president William Ruto during state official duties for the last 4yrs.

Captain Apollo during the 2017 campaigns before 8th August was the official pilot to Women Rep Wangui Ngirici for a period of almost 9 months.

After the August 8th polls Captain Apollo was contracted by Jubilee party as the official pilot to jubilee team in their campaigns for presidential elections.

Among other personalities Captain Apollo has air lifted are Musalia Mudavadi, the Late Nicolas Biwott, several Cabinet secretaries in Jubilee government, Jimmy Wanjigi, and William Kabogo, former president of Tanzania Kikwete etc.

Captain Apollo was one of the highly experienced, creative and most trusted helicopter pilot in East Africa.bondo.jpg

BONDO INCIDENT TO GREET HIS MOTHER 

If you never knew, Apollo once hit the media headlines early this year when he landed a helicopter in the middle of a busy highway Usenge -Kisumu highway in Bondo town just to say “hi” to his mother on Saturday morning, January 7, 2017. It was extensively covered by the Kenyan press.

The incident led to a huge crowd gathering around the highway to get a glimpse of the helicopter.

Vehicles were forced to park by the roadside after Captain Apollo landed the chopper.

The mother of the pilot had been in a meeting near Pride Hotel, which is located a few meters from the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University in Bondo Town. Captain Apollo is said to have failed to get an airstrip nearby and decided to land on the highway. The source said at the time,  Captain Apollo had dropped Gem MP Jakoyo Midiwo at his home.

May the departed souls from this unfortunate incident rest in peace.

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The helicopter involved in the Lake Nakuru crash is the one on the left. It was Piloted by Captain Apollo Malowa.
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Kenya’s shame of disaster response played out at Lake Nakuru

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PILOT Apollo Malowa (Seen here) was registered to chopper 5Y NMJ that involved in Lake Nakuru plane Crash.

The nation’s biggest shame on poor disaster response and management unfolded in Nakuru following an helicopter crash at the world-famed Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya.

Since 6.30am when reports filtered out that a helicopter with five on board had crashed in the saline lake, the country watched in shock as leaders, Police officers, members of the provincial administration, Kenya Wildlife Service and journalists camped at the shores of the lake without any rescue efforts taking place for lack of divers and other equipment used in such rescue missions.

Just like the relatives and friends of the victims pilot Apollo Malowa, Antony Kipyegon, Sammy Gitau, John Mapozi and a female passenger only identified as Veronicah, they only hang on hope praying that the victims could swim to the shore.

“Disaster response in this country is disaster itself. Even if we had survivors, it has diminished any hope of rescuing any,” said John Kimani.

Nakuru county commissioner Joshua Nkanatha said they were waiting for Kenya Navy divers from Mombasa to respond to the emergency, Kenya Police emergency unit from Nairobi and speed boats from Lake Naivasha to help in the rescue mission.

“We are waiting for divers from kenya Navy in Mombasa and a police helicopter from Nairobi which can locate the exact position of the crashed chopper,” said Nkanatha at the shores of the lake.

The distance from Nakuru to Mombasa is 644kms; Nakuru to Nairobi 156km and from Nakuru to Naivasha is 90kms.

“Being a salty lake where no fishing activities taking place, there are no boats within the lake and we are waiting for speed boats from Lake Naivasha for the rescue mission to begin,” Nkanatha said.

Given that Lake Nakuru National Park is one of the most toured parks in the country because it is famed for the pinked millions of flamingos, this incident is going to dent the image of the tourist attraction.

“It is unconceivable that such a facility has no emergency services. It is horrible to say the least,” said Mary Jelagat.

The victims were communication team allied to Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika and President Uhuru Kenyatta who had just left a Nakuru hotel for a political rally in Narok which was to be attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta himself.

However, according to Mr David Kilo, chairman of Naivasha Boat owners Association, lack of command posts and preparedness in management of disaster within the lakes in the region is wanting.

“Nakuru hosts a variety of lakes including, Nakuru, Elementaita, Naivasha,  Oloiden, Sonachi and Solai, a number which the County should be fully prepared in manning them in cases of disasters, however facilities in these lakes are still wanting,” he said.

Lake Naivasha, he said, is better equipped in terms of disaster management since it has four emergency boats on standby. However, personnel attending emergencies, he said, are volunteers and none have been employed by the County government.

As a result of incidences within Lake Naivasha, he said the management has started coordinating rescue operations.

“Every lake should have at least divers and Rubber Dingy boats for rescue operations in shallow lakes rivers and even dams. Sadly, this is a sector that has been ignored despite the County having rich with lakes,” he said.

Efforts to obtain boats from Lake Naivasha has however been futile as all boats are suited for deep lakes.

“We have only dispatched volunteer personnel and divers since we do not have boats suitable rescue operations in shallow lakes like Lake Nakuru,” Mr Kilo said.

He added that most lakes are ill equipped with personnel trained on life-saving skills in cases of emergencies.

Efforts by the National Disaster Management Unit (NDMU) and Red Cross were thwarted by the lack of specialized equipment and had to wait for several hours for emergency facilities to arrive at the scene.

NDMU has activated a National Police Service chopper to support Nakuru County Disaster Team on search and rescue operation.

By the time of going to the press, no efforts had been made to rescue as neither the divers from Naval base in Mombasa nor the specialized police rescue helicopter from Nairobi had done anything special to locate the point of crash and victims.

Later in the day an old boat from Lake Naivasha arrived as reported earlier and nothing seemed to be happening to assist as everyone in the immediate area looked bewildered and in shock.

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A Old boat transported from Naivasha to assist in rescue operation at Lake Nakuru on October 21, 2017. PHOTO | ERIC MATARA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Details of victims who were in the chopper that crashed into Lake Nakuru via standard

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REVEALED: See what MARAGA plans if IEBC conduct repeat poll in Organized scheme – UHURU/ RUTO engaged in crime are minced meat!

63B9D5B2-DBFD-4B53-852B-45CB0EFEE5B0Saturday October 21, 2017 – A senior Jubilee Party official has said Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman, Wafula Chebukati, should resign to avert bloodshed during the October 26th repeat elections.

Speaking on Wednesday, the official, who is based at Jubilee Party headquarters in Nairobi, said Chebukati should resign or go to the Supreme Court to seek further directions on postponing the October 26th repeat elections.

The official said President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto, walked into a political abyss the day Raila went to the Supreme Court under the leadership of Chief Justice, David Maraga.

“There’s no way to get out of that now.”

“I painfully can say even if there will be an election on the 26th, Maraga will be waiting for us at the Supreme Court grinning ear to ear like a Cheshire cat to nullify it”

“This is because the IEBC chair himself has said he cannot deliver a credible election and then on 1st November, NASA will be back to Supreme Court to nullify Uhuru’s presidency, then the coup is complete,” the official said.

“Let Uhuru sign that bill today and we start preparing for January polls.”

“We have been cynically outwitted here, because we were too trusting,” the official added.

On another note based on precedent. Courts generally do not give assistance to organized crime or persons engaged in criminality. Kenyan Supreme Court justices are part of the Kenyan society and can see, read and understand what is going on around themselves. They are not going to shoot themselves on the foot. You can take that to the CITI bank for free.

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Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Dr. Roselyne Akombe Meeting with Deputy President William Ruto.
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President Uhuru Kenyatta (right) with Deputy President William Ruto (left). President Uhuru is holding temporary incumbency for the simple reason that his exercise of the delegated sovereign power from the people of Kenya for the period of constitutional set Five year term has expired. He does not enjoy the consent of the people of Kenya to govern and run the government of Kenya on their behalf.
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Fearless Whistleblower AKOMBE drops another bomb from New York! This is why UHURU detained me at JKIA

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Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Dr. Roselyne Akombe Meeting with Deputy President William Ruto.

Saturday October 21, 2017 – Audacious former Commissioner of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Dr. Roselyne Akombe, has dropped another bombshell hours after resigning from the commission with barely 5 days to the repeat Presidential elections.

Speaking during an interview from New York, Akombe accused the Jubilee Government under the leadership of President Uhuru Kenyatta of intimidation and threats to the IEBC commissioners ahead of repeat polls.

Akombe noted that since President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory on August 8th was nullified by the Supreme Court over irregularities and illegalities, Jubilee has never had peace and it was targeting individual commissioners to silence them from speaking the truth about what happened during the last polls that led to annulment of the election.

Citing the incident in August where she was detained at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and barred from travelling to the US until she gets clearance from State House, Akombe revealed that Jubilee feared that she could expose them out there with damaging information about the bungled August 8th polls.

“The Government thought I had damaging information about the bungled polls and that I could expose them, that’s why I was barred from traveling in August.”

“They were scared,” Akombe said.

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A photo of IEBC commissioner Akombe while in dentation at Jomo Kenyatta international Airport (Jkia) Nairobi. Akombe  revealed that Jubilee feared that she could expose them out there with damaging information about the bungled August 8th polls.
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BREAKING: A private helicopter belonging to President Uhuru reg 5Y-NMJ and piloted by Apollo Malowa has gone down in Lake Nakuru.

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BREAKING: A private helicopter belonging to President Uhuru reg 5Y-NMJ and piloted by Apollo Malowa has gone down in Lake Nakuru.

A helicopter carrying five people has crashed in Lake Nakuru moments after take off from Jarika Hotel, Nakuru on Saturday. The chopper reg no 5Y NMJ crashed into lake Nakuru this morning with five occupants.

Nakuru OCPD Joshua Omukata confirmed the incident saying they were waiting for a boat to conduct the rescue search as the chopper crashed inside the lake.

It was reportedly heading to Narok for Jubilee campaigns.

It is unclear whether those on board were journalists or politicians heading for the event.

But sources said the helicopter was said to have been carrying officials attached to Senator Susan Kihika.

“It left the hotel at 7am to Narok but crashed in the Lake,” Nakuru OCPD Joshua Omukatta said.

He said some of the chopper’s debris has been seen floating in the lake but the rescue team is yet to find the occupants.

The chopper was to later ferry more journalists to a campaign rally. The journalists were at the hotel at the time of the crash.

The lake has been sealed off for rescue operations.

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Captain Apollo Malowa – The pilot of the ill-fated Lake Nakuru chopper crash.
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A screenshot of a helicopter as it takes off from Jarika County Lodge on October 21, 2017. It crashed into Lake Nakuru minutes later. PHOTO | SCREENSHOTEnter a caption
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Relatives and friends of the five passengers, who were on board of a chopper that crashed into Lake Nakuru on October, 2017. PHOTO | AYUB MUIYURO |Enter a caption

Rescue efforts were yet to start four hours after the helicopter sunk in the lake as there is no boat nearby. The rescuers had to wait for a boat to be transported from Lake Naivasha.

National Disaster Management Unit Communications Director Pius Masai said a police helicopter has been deployed to assist in the rescue.

Mr Gikaria said the team in the helicopter was heading to a campaign rally to be addressed by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Tipis, Mau Narok.

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A National Police Service helicopter dispatched to assist in the rescue operation flies over Lake Nakuru on October 21, 2017. PHOTO | AYUB MUIYURO |NAKURU

“We have activated the Kenya Defence Forces Disaster Response Unit) through National Operation Centre to bring divers from the Kenya Navy,” he said.

Nakuru leaders led by Governor Lee Kinyanjui were also at the Lake Nakuru National Park.

Other leaders present were MPs Samuel Arama (Nakuru Town West), David Gikaria (Nakuru Town East), Jayne Kihara (Naivasha) and Liz Chelule (Woman Rep).

Also present was the Nakuru County Assembly Speaker John Kairu.

Mr Gikaria said the team in the helicopter was heading to a campaign rally to be addressed by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Tipis, Mau Narok.

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A Old boat transported from Naivasha to assist in rescue operation at Lake Nakuru on October 21, 2017. PHOTO | ERIC MATARA | NATION MEDIA GROUP
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the helicopter was said to have been carrying officials attached to Senator Susan Kihika (seen here).
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Uhuru Kenyatta owns several helicopters and is said to be the richest man in Africa. Most of the wealth is fraudulent from the government coppers.
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A picture of Lake Nakuru where a chopper sunk after it crashed on October 21, 2017. PHOTO | ERIC MATARA |
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