, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 11- A section of Amani National Congress lawmakers have joined other political leaders in supporting President Uhuru Kenyatta development agenda.
A group of ANC legislators have termed the rising political divisions as a tactic to divert attention from the war on corruption.
Speaking at Parliament Buildings on Thursday, Kuria who has received backlash from former and current political leaders for his utterances now says that his remarks were not directed to the President and offered his apology.
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.
Addressing the press on Friday, January 11, Butere MP Tindi Mwale said the party was pleased with Uhuru's resolve to initiate development projects in all parts of Kenya without discriminating areas perceived not to have voted for him in 2017.
A furious President Kenyatta took MP Moses Kuria head on yesterday over claims the government had neglected infrastructure projects in Mt Kenya region.
ANC legislators on Friday accused DP William Ruto of fomenting trouble among leaders and political parties to divert attention from the graft war.
But the revolt has now been amplified by the fierce succession debate sweeping the region and fears that Uhuru was slowly turning his back on Ruto in favour of Raila and other opposition candidates.
He pointed out that he does not easily bow to threats and went on to rap leaders who want citizens of particular areas to benefit simply because those in powerful positions are from those regions.
, KISUMU, Kenya, Jan 12 – President Uhuru Kenyatta, his Deputy William Ruto and Opposition chief Raila Odinga have all called on leaders to shun divisive politics and embrace unity to ensure peace in the country.
Speaking during a news conference, Kuria attributed the threats to persons whom he described as opportunists taking advantage of the backlash he has received from the President and some of his close allies.
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 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...
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.
Mr Kenyatta reiterated that he is committed to working with National Super Alliance principal and Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga to see the whole of Kenya developed.
- Moses Kuria and Kimani Ngunjiri have been on the spot after they boldly attacked the president accusing him of neglecting Mt Kenya region in terms of development
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.
A Catholic priest has condemned two MPs Kimani Ngunjiri (Bahati) and Moses Kuria (Gatundu South) over their recent attack on President Uhuru Kenyatta, calling them agents of incitement.
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.
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...
Those present included Governor Mwangi Wa Iria, MPs Peter Kimari (Mathioya) and Joseph Nduati (Gatanga), and MCAs.