|Photo Courtesy Of IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati| Kenyans went to the poll on 9th August to elect their new leaders who will lead them for the next five years. In many areas, winners and losers have been announced with some conceding defeat and congratulating their competitors. However, many big people are now shedding premium tears after defeat.
The Kitui Gubernatorial Contest has turned out to be a three horse race as we head to the upcoming General elections slated for August 9th 2022 that are 12 days away. Those in contention to succeed outgoing Governor Charity Ngilu are former Governor Hon Julius Malombe who flying the flag of Kalonzo's Wiper Democratic Movement, David Musila and Jonathan Mueke Mwangangi of Deputy President William Samoei Ruto’s United Democratic Alliance (UDA).
The nationwide campaigns ahead of the eagerly awaited August ninth general elections are now at the homestretch with only 17 days remaining to this defining moment. In the midst of all these latest political gymnastics, eleventh hour political moves and declarations that are seemingly shaping up the contests in various elective seats are conspicuosly emerging.
Kitui incumbent governor Charity Ngilu has announced officially to her supporters that she will not be defending her seat. Addressing the opinion leaders drawn from the county,Ngilu said that she had made up her mind not to defend the governor's seat.Ngilu has however asked her supporters to choose who they wanted to be their next governor between Julius Malombe and David Musila.
Section of leaders from Azimio leaders allied to Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka have threatened to reconsider their stand in over Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu's change of mind to support Jubilee Candidate in the looming Kitui Gubernatorial race. According to the leaders allied to Kalonzo, Charity Ngilu’s decision to back David Musila (Jubilee) to succeed her is causing a lot of jitters since the Azimio Presidential Candidate Hon Raila Amolo Odinga had endorsed Julius Malombe and wiper was expected that Ngilu would back Dr Malombe.
The general election on August 9 is drawing more and more attention to politics. To make sure they obtain enough support to win seats in the legislature come August a range of political slogans are conducting a number of rallies across the nation. While all of this is going on several companies are hard at work conducting surveys to find out who might win the election.
A bruising political battle is unfolding in Kitui county as 3 candidates fight for the governor seat. Julius Malombe will face off at the ballot with Jonathan Mueke (UDA), the one-time Nairobi Deputy Governor and David Musila (Jubilee). Kitui governor Charity Ngilu dropped her bid to defend governor seat after Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga promised her a state job.
With at least 16 days to August 9 election, politicians are in a competitive vote hunting missions across the country. Azimio One Kenya and Kenya Kwanza coalitions are considered the top outfits to form the next government. Narc leader Charity Ngilu has joined hands with Wiper party to fight against UDA governor candidate in Kitui county.
As we approach the upcoming general elections scheduled for August 9th, 2022, the Kitui gubernatorial contest has evolved into a three-horse race. Former Governor Hon. Julius Malombe of Wiper party, as well as David Musila and Jonathan Mueke Mwangangi of UDA are those who are in contention to succeed outgoing Governor Charity Ngilu.
Retiring governor for Kitui county, Charity Ngilu has come out to drum support for David Musila as her successor after the August 9 general elections. Ngilu opened up about this during the funeral of Oliver Muinde who is the son of an aspiring senator Julius Muinde in Mwingi.
After choosing to support former senator David Musila for the county's governorship, outgoing Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu has caused a commotion. Professionals in the Kitui community are upset with Ngilu's action and claim that she is undermining Wiper contender and former Governor Julius Malombe. Michael Kivoto, the professional coordinator, said yesterday that they were concerned about Ngilu's choice to back Musila and urged her to refrain from "meddling" in the county's political affairs.
|Photo Courtesy Of Governor Charity Ngilu Shaking Hands With David Musila| The race for Kitui gubernatorial seat has again taken a new direction after incumbent Governor Charity Ngilu publicly endorsed a former Senator to succeed her. After meeting face to face with the fomer Kitui Senator David Musila at a funeral service in Mwingi today Saturday 23rd July, 2022, Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu publicly endorsed David Musila of Jubilee Party to succeed her come August 9th after she shelved her gubernatorial bid to concentrate on Raila Odinga's campaign's.
Supremacy Battle In Azimio As Ngilu and Kalonzo on Differ Who To be Elected As Kitui County Governor
Charity Ngilu, the departing governor of Kitui, has urged Kitui residents to vote for David Musila in the August general election. Ngilu spoke during the funeral of Oliver Muinde, the son of Kitui senatorial candidate Julius Muinde Mutukaa, at Kasevi village, Kivou, Mwingi central.
Some leaders and experts in Kitui County want Azimio One Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga to prevent Governor Charity Ngilu from interfering in Kitui gubernatorial campaigns. Leaders say that since the incumbent governor did not defend her seat like when she was promised by Raila to hold the national office, her participation in the race for governorship Kitui has resisted reunification of Azimio in Kitui.
Fresh details have emerged of how Ngilu is heavily undermining Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka from within Azimio. It has emerged that the former premier Raila Odinga supported a Wiper Candidate for the seat of Governor in Kitui but Ngilu went ahead to back David Musila of Jubilee party.
Kalonzo Musyoka, the former head of the Wiper Party, has rejoined the Azimio la umoja One Kenya coalition party and is campaigning for the coalition's candidate, Raila Odinga, against the Kenya Kwanza alliance of Deputy President William Ruto. Despite this, Kalonzo's return to the Azimio camp comes after he had been involved in a bitter dispute with the three Ukambani area governors who seemed out to oppose his power.
Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has re-joined the Azimio la umoja One Kenya coalition and is rallying support for Raila Odinga, the party's nominee in the fight against deputy president William Ruto's Kenya Kwanza alliance. Kalonzo's return to the Azimio camp, on the other hand, comes at a time when he is immersed in a bitter feud with the three Ukambani area governors, who appear to be trying to undermine his authority.
Charity Ngilu, governor of Kitui, will not be running for reelection on 9th of August. Former Kitui Governor Julius Malombe is running against David Musila, who served in the Senate. For his part, if elected on August 9 as president, Raila Odinga of the Azimio One Kenya Alliance has pledged to incorporate Charity Ngilu into his administration.
On June 15, Raila Odinga declared Ngilu had withdrawn from the race for governor of Kitui county. Raila offered to appoint her if he wins the next administration and said that Ngilu will instead concentrate on his presidential campaign. "Between David Musila and Julius Malombe, you must decide.
Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu has withdrawn her re-election bid in favor of her opponent Julius Malombe, who is vying under Kalonzo Musyoka's Party. Ngilu dropped her gubernatorial bid citing that she will be having other roles in government when Azimio win election. The Kitui race has three main competitors; Malombe, Former Kitui Senator David Musila and former Nairobi deputy governor Jonathan Mueke (UDA).