Former presidential candidates Peter Kenneth and Martha Karua on Wednesday led leaders from Mt Kenya in castigating legislators from the region whom they accused of disrespecting President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Mt Kenya leaders have warned against a plot to sabotage President Uhuru Kenyatta and AU envoy Raila Odinga's truce, calling for an end to the succession debate.
In a strongly worded statement, more than 20 former and elected leaders including political bigwigs in the region led by former presidential candidates Martha Karua and Peter Kenneth said those aggrieved should use the right channels without disre...
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.
ANC legislators on Friday accused DP William Ruto of fomenting trouble among leaders and political parties to divert attention from the graft war.
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.
In November last year, while addressing residents of Nyeri town after a meeting with MPs from the region, Uhuru who spoke largely in the local language promised to “speak when the right time comes” and that his political choices would shock people.
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...
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.
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.
They cautioned endless political rhetoric may continue to threaten the very positive gains of the handshake thus putting Jubilee Big Four agenda at risk of collapse.
A furious President Kenyatta took MP Moses Kuria head on yesterday over claims the government had neglected infrastructure projects in Mt Kenya region.
Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri has denied claims that he has been bribed by DP William Ruto to criticise President Uhuru Kenyatta's development record in Central region.
, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 11- A section of Amani National Congress lawmakers have joined other political leaders in supporting President Uhuru Kenyatta development agenda.
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.
MCAs from Mount Kenya on Wednesday expressed their discontent with MPs and governors from the region for failing to push for development projects.
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.
- 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
Six ODM lawmakers have told off Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria for accusing President Uhuru Kenyatta of ignoring Kiambu in terms of development.
Her comments come after a revolt burst into the open on Tuesday after leaders from Central region condemned the President for referring to some of them as washenzi, loosely translated as fools.
Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria and his Bahati counterpart Kimani Ngunjiri have been vocal in calling out the Jubilee administration for sidelining Mt Kenya.