Leaders from Murang’a County have associated statements from some politicians to the effect that President Uhuru Kenyatta has not developed central to a spirited campaign which they say is aimed at lowering his “de facto leadership of Mt Kenya”.
Those present included Governor Mwangi Wa Iria, MPs Peter Kimari (Mathioya) and Joseph Nduati (Gatanga), and MCAs.
Mr Wa Iria said every elected leader has a role to play in the development agenda of his or her constituents and should prioritise on this instead of engaging in political bickering.
He was responding to remarks by Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria during New Year Eve where he said Uhuru has totally ignored the Mt Kenya region as he launches projects in perceived opposition strongholds.
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).
National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale has kept unusually quiet even when it seemed the party he leads in Parliament, Jubilee, seemed to be on the brink of imploding due to infighting between the perceived allies of President Uhuru Kenyatta ...
Gem MP Elisha Odhiambo yesterday asked politicians to give President Uhuru Kenyatta a chance to spread developments projects countrywide.
The DP’s Western allies include Didmus Barasa (Kimilili), Mwambu Mabonga (Bumula) Emmanuel Wangwe (Navakholo), Benjamin Washiali (Mumias East) John Waluke (Sirisia), Jutus Murunga (Matungu), Titus Khamala (Lurambi), Bernard Shinali (Ikolomani) and...
, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 11- A section of Amani National Congress lawmakers have joined other political leaders in supporting President Uhuru Kenyatta development agenda.
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.
A furious President Kenyatta took MP Moses Kuria head on yesterday over claims the government had neglected infrastructure projects in Mt Kenya region.
Uhuru urged politicians to shelve politics for later and give room for service delivery to Kenyans, arguing the country would not be able to move forward with development if leaders continue politicking day and night.
This group toys with the minds of their people (the voting robots) to continue clinging to power even when their terms show nothing close to successful representation.
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.
Of course, no one can ignore the potential for mischief with a Judiciary that is re-acquiring the bad old habits — as seen in the return of those ridiculous court orders giving suspects of white-collar crime virtual immunity from investigation and...
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.
ANC legislators on Friday accused DP William Ruto of fomenting trouble among leaders and political parties to divert attention from the graft war.
The simmering rebellion against Ruto in Central Kenya seems to be gathering momentum after top leaders from the region openly accused him of sponsoring attacks against President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Kenyans on Twitter have fired back at Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen after his 'succession fever should not disrupt Kenya's plans' comment.
Migori Senator Ochillo Ayacko echoed this, saying Kenyans owe President Kenyatta allegiance and respect for the sake of civility.
A number of lawmakers from the region have in the recent days had ugly altercation with Uhuru over what they claimed is systematic starving of the area which overwhelmingly voted for him in both 2013 and 2017 polls.