In a statement circulated on social media forums yesterday, he said the people of Makueni brought him to Wiper and they must be involved if he is to be removed.
~ The Star
- Kibwana claimed Wiper party leaders are using junior members to disrupt development projects in three counties
The party's newly appointed Makueni county Wiper chairman, Francis Mutuku, on Monday, January 7, dared Kibwana to attack Musyoka again.
Makau said he has taken over the position from Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana, whom he described as "disrespectful and disloyal to the party and leader Kalonzo Musyoka".
The rebellion against Musyoka has been gathering steam since the Wiper boss snubbed the infamous NASA coalition swearing-in ceremony at Uhuru Park days after he promised supporter he would take oath alongside Opposition leader Raila Odinga followi...
Alfred Mutua (Machakos), Charity Ngilu (Kitui) and Kivutha Kibwana (Makueni) said the new movement will push the development agenda of the people of Ukambani.
Three Ukambani governors Alfred Mutua, Charity Ngilu and Kivutha Kibwana on Wednesday vowed to forge a common front to unite the community before the 2022 election.
The MPs on Wednesday told off Prof Kibwana and accused of masterminding an ‘evil scheme’ to break the party and the Ukambani voting bloc.
A burial ceremony in Kibwezi East constituency, Makueni county, was temporarily brought to a standstill after supporters of Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka shouted against Governor Kivuta Kibwana's brigades.
“Going forward, we’ll speak with one voice to unite the community and negotiate directly with the national government on issues affecting our region,” the three declared on Wednesday, opening a new political battlefront in Ukambani.
Alfred Mutua (Machakos), Charity Ngilu (Kitui) and Kivutha Kibwana (Makueni) on Wednesday said Kambas need fresh leadership that more focused on developing the region and negotiating strongly for national resources.
Machakos governor Alfred Mutua on Thursday said the new-found unity between him and colleagues Charity Ngilu and Prof Kivutha Kibwana is unstoppable.
On Sunday, January 13, three governors from the region met and after wide consultations, formed a People's Empowerment Movement (PEM) set to launch the three counties on a transformative trajectory.
Ukambani governors on Sunday held a lengthy meeting to discuss ways of harmonising their development projects in bid to eradicate poverty in the three counties.
Ms Waiguru was the first to opt out of the race, leaving the four men to square it out to the exclusive club that has had Isaac Ruto of Bomet (2013-2015), Meru’s Peter Munya (2015-2017) and Mr Nanok, who served from December 2017.
Former Machakos gubernatorial candidate Wavinya Ndeti has fired at the Judiciary and suggested the Supreme Court be disbanded and reconstituted.
The leaders led by Kirinyaga governor Anne Waiguru and Homa Bay woman representative Gladys Wanga said they decided to overcome their political differences for the good of the country in line with the handshake between Uhuru and Raila.
Each time we cornered him, even at the Sagana Summit, he would show up with the deputy president, the late Joseph Nkaissery or Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa, making it hard for us to speak regional issues,” a source said.