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What Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana Plans to Do After Dropping His 2022 Presidential Bid.

Governor Kivutha Kibwana has affirmed that his dream to contest for the presidency sometime in the future remains intact despite abandoning his 2022 bid in favour of ODM leader Raila Odinga’s yesterday. Kivutha says that despite not having the numbers at the moment, time is still on his side as such he will continue growing his following before making a serious and well calculated attempt at the presidency once Raila Odinga, who he expects to be victorious at the August polls, finishes his term as Head of State.

“I am now 67 years and I believe that Raila will win and he would have to complete his term and when he does that we will prepare. There are several people he will mentor and groom and we will prepare so that we can work towards the presidency after him,” Governor Kibwana said during an interview.

The Makueni Governor similarly dismissed rumours on social media claiming that he is eyeing Makueni County’s senatorial seat at the August-slated General Elections. According to Kibwana, the idea was mooted to him by a section of Makueni elders during a meeting, but it is one that he is not planning to follow through with.

“I think that issue of the Senator there is a political background to it because I come from Kibwezi West and there are actually three candidates from Kibwezi West and East. If I become a senator that would jeopardise their candidatures. I would negate these other three candidatures then it would be a walkover," he added.

He assured that he will not go out of his way to pursue his options but instead his focus, for now, remains on supporting Odinga. 

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