Nyeri County is now going to be a hotbed of heightened political activities in the few coming days to the elections. This is accelerated by the fact that Deputy President William Ruto picked one of the county's vocal politicians as his running mate. This is likely to change the dynamics of the election in August 9th Polls.
Reports of Nyeri governor Mutahi Kahiga unveiling Mukurwe-ini politician as his running mate emerged online eliciting mixed reactions among Kenyans. According to reports, Mutahi Kihiga who has served the people of Nyeri for a whole term and seeking another five years under the United Democratic Alliance( UDA) party has finally settled on Waroe Kinarire as his running mate in the 2022 general election.
The political season is yet again here with us and politicians are improvising various strategies to help them win in the forthcoming elections. NCIC have listed a number of words that politicians should avoid using during their campaigns. The commission says that the words are incitive and are a threat to peaceful coexistence especially during this elective season.
Yet again, the County Government of Nyeri has bagged another award - the county has emerged as the overall best county on matters budget and transparency. The County Government of Nyeri under the stewardship of H.E Governor Mutahi Kahiga has been ranked Position One out of the 47 counties during the Kenya County Budget Transparency Survey (CBTS) 2021.
Ruto has a few minutes ago shared images of his engagement today where he toured Mt Kenya for a funeral service. Ruto taking his time off politics to mourn with his long time friend and Kikuyu member of Parliament who lost his mother recently after falling sick in hospital.
Breaking: Rigathi Gachagua, Governor Kahiga Acquire Orders not to Attend Inquest into Gakuru's Death
Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga and Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua successfully been granted orders of stay revising a ruling summoning them to testify in the inquest of late Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru. This has since halted the inquest that has been taking place the Nyeri Magistrates Court with an aim of trying to identify the real cause of the death of the third Nyeri county governor the late Dr Wahome Gakuru who died in a road accident.
The Nyeri County governorship race is gradually taking shape with four aspirants declaring their interest in unseating incumbent Governor Mutahi Kahiga in less than three months to go. Kahiga ascended to office after the death of former elected Governor Hon Patrick Wahome Gakuru who died on 7th November 2017.
Nyeri county governor honorable Kahiga has thanked Deputy president William Ruto for taking them to the UDA party. Kahiga claims that if they were still in Jubilee party they would be crying for facing wrath in the ruling party. In a video posted by a writer in his you tube channel, Kahiga thanked Deputy president William Ruto for taking them in UDA party.
Nyeri Senator Ephraim Maina who is eyeing the Governor seat ( Photo Courtesy) A major political showdown is looming in Nyeri County as political heavyweights face-off in the gubernatorial contest. After serving one term in the Senate, Senator Ephraim Maina is now eyeing the Governor seat on a Jubilee Party ticket.
Mt Kenya Governor Claims The State is Frustrating His August Bid as he Sends a Bold Message to Uhuru
Mutahi Kahiga, Governor of Nyeri County, has now stated that the state is trying everything possible to prevent his re-election in the August polls and favor Jubilee contender Senator Ephraim Maina. The county chief stated that the government intends to utilize chiefs and assistant chiefs to thwart his August attempt because he has refused to back ODM leader Raila Odinga's presidential bid.
What's Cooking? Speculation Rife as Vocal Mt Kenya Governor Hosts a High Profile UDA Meeting(Photos)
The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party is continuing to visit various counties across the country to sell their agenda of forming the next government as part of Kenya Kwanza Alliance. (Photo, Courtesy) A vocal Mt Kenya governor has today, Friday 4th March, hosted a high profile UDA meeting raising speculations of what could be cooking amid the intensifying political temperatures in the region.
Nyeri county governor honorable Kahiga has reportedly delivered a warning message to Nyeri residents. This happens as Dp Ruto together with other political leaders attended burial ceremony for Kimani Ichungwa's Mother in law in Nyeri country. Kahiga claims that Nyeri should not vote for ODM party leader Raila Odinga because his wife allegedly said that she will close all the churches.
Due to the peak season of politics most of politicians are trying to the level best holding series of rallies in several places within the country marketing, advertising and selling their political ambitions to kenyans. Hon. Kahiga today attended a ceremony at his home county where he condoled with the family of John Kariuki Kibango following the demise of their family's matriach the late Rebecca Wanjiru Kibango in Maragima, Kieni East.
The Nyeri town Member of Parliament has elicited reactions from Kenyans after he hit on the Nyeri Governor Hon. Mutahi Kahiga accused him of misappropriating a huge amount of money that was meant to benefit the residents of Nyeri. Through his social media page, Ngunjiri put Kahiga on notice demanding to know where he took a whopping 25 Billion Shillings which he has been receiving for the last five years on behalf of the Nyeri people.
Just in: Ruto Brokers Deal Between Kahiga, Wamatingi On Who Will Fly UDA Gubernatorial Flag in Nyeri
The United Democratic Alliance (UDA), led by Deputy President William Ruto, is turning to negotiated democracy to resolve internal disputes and competition among allies, particularly in the Mount Kenya and Rift Valley regions. DP Ruto recently brokered a truce between Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga and the county's UDA coordinator Wahome Wamatinga, who were both vying for the same seat in the August 9 elections.
Kenyan citizen TV mourns the family of Kahiga Mwaura. Kahiga Mwaura is reported to have lost his sister, Gathoni Mwaura. The deceased worked as an actress, a teacher and a medical practioner. "Wahiga Mwaura family mourns sister https://t.co/WhV1sgnfdi https://t.co/1gA4CoN78p" Close friends and relatives have joined hands to mourn the the deceased.
Mutahi Kahiga is now claiming that his decision to endorse Ruto and the Kenya Kwanza has angered the state. The governor abandoned his Jubilee Party allegiance and joined Ruto's UDS, where he was given a direct ticket to run for the same seat. He now alleges that his action has enraged the state, which is hunting him down and hoping to defeat him in the upcoming elections.
Hatupangwingwi chants have rented in the air as Governor Mutahi Kahiga addressed the residents. This happens as Mutahi launched some projects in Mathira constituency. The residents announced their unshakable support for the Deputy president William Ruto's 2022 Presidential bid. In a video posted by Nyeri county Governor Mutahi in his Facebook page account, he reportedly asked the residents some political questions.
Linet Toto, the aspiring representative of Bomet, today received her certificate allowing her to run for the seat in the August elections.The event took place today at the Hustler Center, where the UDA offices are located in Nairobi.Today's rally drew over 2,000 hopefuls from across the country.
Samuel Kahiga who was twenty five years back then regrets his motives and decision that he made by following his company of friends by involving himself in the gang that made him land in thirty one years imprisonment at Kamiti maximum.The crime is still fresh in his mind and he is regretful about the terrible act that led him miss his parents funeral.