“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.
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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".
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 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...
The MPs on Wednesday told off Prof Kibwana and accused of masterminding an ‘evil scheme’ to break the party and the Ukambani voting bloc.
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.
Kalonzo was widely reported to have been appointed a special peace envoy to South Sudan as part of the handshake goodies President Uhuru Kenyatta is dishing to the Opposition.
Deputy President William Ruto, ODM leader Raila Odinga as well as his ANC counterpart Musalia Mudavadi and Wiper’s Kalonzo Musyoka are all banking on Central Kenya’s support.
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.
Migori Senator Ochillo Ayacko echoed this, saying Kenyans owe President Kenyatta allegiance and respect for the sake of civility.