Laikipia Governor Nderitu Muriithi has stated that Mount Kenya Region is determined to ensure that they support a presidential candidate who will provide a blue print that will solve all the needs of their constituents.
Muriithi has for the past couple of weeks emerged as a close supporter of the ODM leader Raila Odinga, and has severally dismissed allegations that the former Prime Minister is unsellable in the region.
Speaking with the Standard yesterday, the county boss stated that they have been weighing out on the presidential aspirants, and have seen that Raila stands as the only serious candidate who will move their region, and the country at large to the next level.
"The meeting organized today, Tuesday 28th September, by Mount Kenya Foundation is crucial because as a region we have made up our mind. We need a serious candidate. The idea that Mountt Kenya cannot accept Raila is a figment of imagination of some individuals."
Muriithi was among three other governors who on Monday held a meeting with Raila, revealing in a statement that their discussions were centered on how to expand the economic opportunities in the country come 2022.
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