Machakos governor Alfred Mutua on Thursday said the new-found unity between him and colleagues Charity Ngilu and Prof Kivutha Kibwana is unstoppable.
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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.
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Three Governors of Machakos, Kitui and Makueni have announced the formation of a People’s empowerment movement whose main agenda is to fight poverty, generate wealth and provide cohesion in the Ukambani region and the entire nation.
Alfred Mutua of Machakos, Kivutha Kibwana of Makueni and Charity Ngilu of Kitui held a day-long strategy meeting to define the development agenda for their citizens.
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.
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.
The MPs on Wednesday told off Prof Kibwana and accused of masterminding an ‘evil scheme’ to break the party and the Ukambani voting bloc.
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.
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".
“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.
At one time, the county executive withheld salaries for assembly employees until the High Court and the controller of budget intervened.
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.
Former Machakos gubernatorial candidate Wavinya Ndeti has fired at the Judiciary and suggested the Supreme Court be disbanded and reconstituted.
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 party's newly appointed Makueni county Wiper chairman, Francis Mutuku, on Monday, January 7, dared Kibwana to attack Musyoka again.