Top news items in Kenya's major media outlets

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NAIROBI, Feb.11 (Xinhua)--The following are the news highlights in Kenyan media outlets on Monday.

-- One of Kenya's forgotten scandals, the 45-year-old Halal abattoir in Ngong, has resurfaced, and the taxpayer will, once again, shoulder the 5.7 billion shilling burden of the private meat venture that went terribly wrong in the 1970s. (Daily Nation)

-- President Uhuru Kenyatta will face a dilemma should the country decide to hold a referendum. According to analysts the resulting campaigns could create an electioneering climate likely to interfere with the president's development agenda.

The president has fought hard to discourage early campaigns ahead of the 2022 elections as he seeks to secure his legacy in his final term in office. (Standard)

-- Twenty two governors whose terms constitutionally end in 2022 have begun scheming for survival.

The second term county chiefs, used to the trappings of power, attention and huge budgets, are exploring options that will keep them in the limelight. (Star) Enditem

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