Bumula MP Wanami Wamboka and Bungoma Governor H.E Ken Lusaka this morning held a consultative meeting with KENHA Director General Eng. Kungu Ndungu on matters touching on road infrastructure where they lobbied for various projects to the county. The Mp lobbied for the Myanga-Kimaeti-Lwakhakha road to be moved from KeRRA to KENHA which was agreed and further reworking on the Malakisi bridge since the stretch is now used by transist goods plying via the Lwakhakha boarder point.
The election is now behind us and all eyes are focused on the supreme court where a determination is set to be made by a seven judge bench on whether to uphold or to nullify Ruto's win. This comes after Azimio petitioned Ruto's win citing illegalities in the manner by which IEBC conducted the election.
Popular blogger and Kileleswhwa ward Member of Nairobi County Assembly Robert Alai has told off Bungoma county residents. In a message on Saturday afternoon, he noted that they had decided to disregard the former Prime Minister Raila Amollo Odinga through his Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance. According to him, the demolitions that they had experienced from the County Assembly of Bungoma was out of their decision which they had made by electing their current governor.
For the past ten days, some county governments have been turned on their heads with new 'sheriffs' in town. Some of the new governors have moved to unearth what they believe was rot in the previous regimes. 1. Kisii county governor Simba Arati - Arati is perhaps the first governor to unearth what might have been happening in his county.
Nairobi County Governor Johnson is one of the front-runners for the position of next Chairperson of the Council of Governors, competing against his counterpart Anne Waiguru from Kirinyaga county (CoG). Joseph ole Lenku of Kajiado County, Mutula Kilonzo Jnr. of Makueni County and Ken Lusaka of Bungoma County will face stiff competition from the two leaders allied with William Ruto's United Democratic Alliance (UDA).
Several leaders are with him right now, including 5 governors who were very important to his win. Susan Kihika and Governor Sang from Nandi, who just kept his job as area governor, are in charge of the team. Also there is the governor of Uasin Ngishu, who just took over from Mandago after the elections.
Details on another powerful position that President-elect William Ruto's camp is set to face off against Azimio la Umoja's camp have emerged days after clinching Speaker seats in both legislative houses. The Kenya Kwanza team, which won in the senate and in the national parliament, intends to fight Azimio for control of the Council of Governors positions.
President-elect, William Ruto accompanied by his deputy, Rigathi Gachagua, ANC boss Musalia Mudavadi, Bungoma Governer, Ken Lusaka, and Senator Wetangula among others today arrived in Bungoma county. Where they first attended a church service at King Cathedral church, Bungoma town before storming the streets of Bungoma town for a mega rally.
Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka has cautioned conmen who are collecting money from potential CECMs and Chief Officers with a promise that they will land lucrative jobs in the county government to stop it or face the law. Addressing mourners during the burial of Mzee Peter Wekhomba Mwangale in Matili village, Kimilili constituency on Saturday, Lusaka warned the cartel that he hasn't send anybody to collect money on his behalf and he will soon announce his cabinet.
Litmus Test for Azimio Senators who Staged Protest against Kingi's Election as They Meet in Naivasha
A newly elected senate speaker, Amason Kingi, is set to lead the senator's induction meeting in Naivasha. This is the first meeting after their inauguration and since they elected their speaker. Former Kilifi governor was voted the third Speaker of the Senate, deputized by Meru Senator Murungi Kathuri, all of whom were members of the Kenya Kwanza coalition party.
The 47 Governors who were successfully sworn into office after having been duly elected will be meeting from the 13th day of September this year. One of the many agendas that they will have is electing their chairman, who will not only be influential in their country but also in meetings chaired by the Deputy President.
Nairobi City Governor Johnson Sakaja has dismissed allegations that he is among five county chiefs who are eyeing the position of the chairperson of the Council of Governors, CoG. On Saturday, the Nation reported that Sakaja was among the governors who had picked the nomination papers for the elections scheduled to take place next week during the governor's two-day conference.
The president elect William Ruto, his deputy Rigathi Gachangua, Moses Wetangula and elected Bungoma governor Ken Lusaka today visited Bungoma county. This is the first visit for the president elect William to come back to Bungoma after he was announced the winner by IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati.
Johnson Sakaja, the governor of Nairobi, has denied rumors that he has his eye on the Council of Governors (CoG) Chair position. On Saturday,Johnson Sakaja responded to the comments made in the local newspaper by claiming he already has his hands full as the county executive and is not looking for a new position.
On Sunday the 28th of August 2022, President-Elect William Ruto and deputy elect Rigathi Gachagua led the Kenya Kwanza brigade for a church service at the Christ is the King Church in Bungoma town. Ruto was accompanied by Western leaders including the Amani National Congress party leader Musalia Mudavadi, Ford Kenya Moses Wetangula, and the Newly elected Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka among other leaders.
The president elect William Ruto and his deputy Hon Rigathi Gachagua today toured in Bungoma county where they held a mega rally after attending a church service. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms, the whole of Bungoma town was full of people who came out to welcome the president elect William Ruto.
Anne WAIGURU is one of the leading candidates for the position of Council of Governors Chairperson is Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru (CoG). According to reports, the governor, who belongs to President-elect William Ruto's United Democratic (UDA) party, will have to defeat Ken Lusaka of Bungoma County, Joseph ole Lenku of Kajiado County, and Mutula Kilonzo Jnr.
The president elect William Ruto today toured in Bungoma county where he attended a thanksgiving ceremony with western leaders at Christ The King Cathedral Catholic church. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms, the president elect William Ruto was welcomed well by the church leaders who were happy to receive him in their Temple.
Today, the president elect William Ruto attended a church service in Bungoma County together with kenya kwanza leaders. Ruto was in the company of the deputy president elect Rigathi Gachagua, Bungoma senator Moses wetangula, Bungoma governor Ken Lusaka and ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi among other leaders.
President-elect Dr. William Ruto has warned leaders who are fighting independent institutions following their critics' attack on the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). During his visit to Bungoma county, he stated that the only way for the country to progress as a democratic one is to allow independent institutions to discharge their mandates freely.