Led by ex-Gatanga lawmaker Kimani Njuguna, under the Former Parliamentarians Association (FOPA) on Thursday expressed concern over high-octane politicking on the 2022 presidential election saying the debate could disrupt the government’s development blueprint.
The association's Chairman Ndung’u Gaiduma said as elders, they were perturbed and worried by the bubbling political temperatures experienced for the better part of 2019, terming the situation a disruption of social and economic progress.
No region, community or Kenyan will be left behind now or in future,” he wrote on Twitter, in the wake of complaints that central Kenya, where the President comes from, had received little in terms of development projects.
Close confidants of President Uhuru Kenyatta stopped Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria from quitting yesterday before he could deliver a resignation letter to National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi.
Bahati legislator Kimani Ngunjiri is of the view that President Uhuru Kenyatta will leave a bad legacy and the country divided if he does not disown Jubilee Vice-chairman David Murathe.
Murathe, who unexpectedly resigned as vice chairman on Sunday, said those opposed to Ruto will form a new coalition to stop the DP from succeeding President Uhuru Kenyatta.
“I now find that it is no longer tenable to stay on as the party vice chairman, given that I will have to sit in the same National Executive Council with a man I am taking to court to block from running for president,” he told journalists at his G...
They want to fill the vacuum left by the confusion in the President’s turf — following his deal with Ruto before last year’s polls and the MoU with ODM leader Raila Odinga on March 9 during the handshake.
The Garissa Township lawmaker who broke his silence on the 2022 succession debate that has since taken the country by storm, castigated leaders who have geared up for early campaigns which he termed as premature and instead encouraged them to redi...
Senator Isaac Mwaura has come up with an explanation on what he believes is the main cause of the fallout in Jubilee as politicians allied to the ruling party continue to clash over Deputy President William Ruto's 2022 presidential ambition.
Migori Senator Ochillo Ayacko echoed this, saying Kenyans owe President Kenyatta allegiance and respect for the sake of civility.
But even as he quit, he told reporters DP Ruto was unfit to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2022 after serving as the country's second in command for two consecutive terms.
Others who have shown interest in the post include Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru, Tharaka Nithi Senator Kithure Kindiki and his Murang’a counterpart Mwangi wa Iria.
Speaking at the Joy Celebrations Centre in Naivasha, Nakuru County, on Sunday, January 13, Ruto said the Jubilee party was still very much intact and fully behind President Uhuru Kenyatta's unity and Big Four agenda.
The second group comprises a calculating lot that won’t show its hand too soon, waiting for a signal, possibly from the President, who has said his sole focus is on his legacy — the "Big Four" economic agenda, namely universal health, affordable h...
Itumbi told Murathe to continue ranting about Ruto's 2022 presidential ambition, claiming that will not stop the DP from taking a stab at the top seat.
Former Jubilee vice chairperson David Murathe has now defended his opposition to Deputy President William Ruto's 2022 presidential bid saying he is implicated in corruption.
The Kieleweke group is perceived as anti-Ruto and comprises mostly political veterans, including former Jubilee Vice-Chair David Murathe, and MPs Maoka Maore (Igembe), Maina Kamanda (nominated), Paul Koinange (Kiambaa) and Muturi Kigano (Kangema).
Addressing the press on Saturday, January 12, the ward representatives and their Speakers drawn from 10 counties in the Rift Valley region accused the party secretary general of undermining the deputy president.
The unresolved Uhuru succession puzzle within the ruling party coupled with a re-think over the “youthful” President’s political future and punctuated by his symbolic handshake with opposition leader Raila Odinga are among the key factors that hav...
Addressing the press at Parliament Buildings on Monday, the MP said the leaders want to know who former Jubilee Vice Chairman David Murathe was speaking for.