Raila's Surprise Choice Of Former Police Boss As Running Mate That Could Deliver Him The Presidency (Opinion)
ODM leader Raila Odinga ( Photo Courtesy) The race to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2022 is officially on with ODM leader Raila Odinga stepping up his bid to finally clinch the seat which has eluded him for two decades. Aware that the 2022 presidential race could be his last chance to finally win the elusive seat, Raila will not gamble when it comes to his political game plan to deliver him the presidency.
Political leaders across the country are busy planning their next political moves. Nakuru gubernatorial race has attracted two powerful candidates from different parties. The seat was first held by Mr. Kinuthia Mbugua as the first Nakuru governor. He lost to the incumbent governor Lee Kinyanjui in 2017 after a hotly contested election.
Former Administration Police Training College Commandant Kinuthia Mbugua ( Photo Courtesy) For a man who had an illustrious career in the once powerful Kenya's provincial administration, State House Controller Kinuthia Mbugua is one of the most powerful people in President Uhuru Kenyatta's inner circle. For 33 years, Mbugua was right at the centre of the country's security matters.
The differences between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Samoei Ruto continues to escalate deeper,even before dust for the withdrawal of Ruto's elite security settles. And now State House Comtroller Kinuthia Mbugua has joined a list of President Uhuru's allies,who are attacking DP Ruto day in day out.
Kinuthia Mbugua, the State House Comptroller, yesterday joined the attack on Deputy President William Ruto ahead of next year's elections. Mr Mbugua, the former governor of Nakuru County, slammed the country's second-in-command, accusing him of taking on a government in which he is still involved.
He is perhaps the most remarkable individuals from the President Uhuru Kenyatta inward circle.With more than 40 years in the public help, State House Controller Kinuthia Mbugua is extremely near power.
Dennis Itumbi,who is a close ally to the Deputy President,has disclosed important information that would see Ruto be removed from Jubilee.He leaked that after yesterday's impromptu grand githurai meeting has sent the deep state into panic.A crisis meeting was called upon last night where they resolved to remove Deputy President William Ruto as the Jubilee Deputy party leader.
Image Courtesy : Dr. Paul Laboso Poster. Dr. Paul Laboso popularly known as Chairman is lecturer at University of Nairobi. Laboso has declared his interest to get in for Nakuru gubernatorial race against current governor Lee Kinyajui, Senator Susan Kihika and former governor Kinuthia Mbugua. His promulgation is now restructuring Nakuru's politics from what was known earlier Kihika versus Kinyajui nip and tuck race.
State House Comptroller Kinuthia Mbugua is the most recent senior government official participating in the attack against Deputy President William Ruto ahead of the following year's elections. He condemned the deputy president's habit of taking on the government that he is still part of. Mbugua, who went with ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi to a fund drive in aid of St Cecilia Catholic Church in Ol Kalou, Nyandarua, cast questions into Ruto's genuineness and his promises.
Nakuru County is a county in Kenya . It is County number 32 out of the 47 Kenyan Counties. The capital and largest town is Nakuru , although Naivasha is another major significant urban centre. With a population of 2,162,202 (latest census), it is the third most populated county in Kenya. Currently the Governor is Lee Kinyanjui. He took over from Kinuthia Mbugua who finally had to accept defeat. In recent times we have seen two governors being impeached by the county government. Such seems to be as a result
Many politicians in Kenya are very busy preparing for the 2022 General Elections.Those who lost in the year 2017 would wish to come back and the current serving members will also be defending their positions.Some of the positions that will attract a large number of contesters will be for the governors.
Nyakiambi girls High school is located in Nyandarua County, Mirangine sub-county and Ndudori Gwa-Kiongo Center. Nyakiambi girls started in 1968 as a mixed secondary school and became a girls' only school in 1988. The school was at that time two streamed until 2002 when a third stream was added. In 2009, a fourth stream was formed which is the current position. According to elders from Ndodori Location in an interview with one of kikuyu local radio, they explained how a tarmac road from Nakuru to Nyakiambi girls
The Daily Nation The publication speaks about the fallen giants who are plotting political comeback in 2022. According to the Daily Nation, out of the 47 first term governors who were elected in 2013,only 23 managed to retain their seats after they were defeated. Reports indicate that the former governors who failed to recapture their coveted position after serving only for one term,did not sleep but have been watching their rivals who ousted them from a distance and have started assembling their arsenal for the next General election in what is expected to be a bruising battle in some 25 counties.
Kinyanjui belongs to the Jubilee Party.He vied for the second time, for the same seat, in 2017, trouncing Governor Kinuthia Mbugua in Jubilee Party primaries. In August, Lee Kinyanjui was elected as the Nakuru Governor, effectively becoming the second governor of the county. He is a 47-year-old graduate of Kenyatta University where he graduated in literature and later pursued a master's degree in business administration at the Nairobi University. Kinyanjui believed to be married to Nakuru’s County first
Former ODM Deputy Communications Director Seth Odongo alias Dikembe Disembe has revealed that one politician knows how Ruthless Deputy President William Ruto can be. Disembe claimed that former Nakuru Governor Kinuthia Mbugua was denied access to the Jubilee party headquarters by DP Ruto back in 2017. Mbugua who is now State House Comptroller had travelled from Nakuru and was seeking audience with party management but Disembe claimed that it was Ruto who locked him out. Disembe said Mbugua is the only politician
John Michael Njenga Mututho (EBS) is a Kenyan politician and the immediate former Chairman of the National Authority for the Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) Board and an Independent candidate for Governor, Nakuru County in the general elections of August 2017. John Mututho was elected Member of Parliament in the 2007 general elections defeating then incumbent Jane Kihara. He also won an election petition with a High Court decision declaring him the winner of the 2007 parliamentary elections
County Governors who were left out in the cold after losing in the last General Election are plotting a political comeback in 2022. A political storm is brewing in counties as Governors who lost in the 2017 elections are planning to get even with those who snatched power from them.
Previous lead representatives who lost the past races in provinces are arranging a rebound in the 2022 General political race. They incorporate Evans Kidero looking at the Homa Bay seat, Kenneth Lusaka in Bungoma, Kiambu's William Kabogo, Isaac Ruto of Bomet and Kinuthia Mbugua of Nakuru.
Built in 1907 the house on the hill costs taxpayers give or take a whopping 500 million a month to run it. Constructed to serve as the official colonial governor's residence, it was not the first governor's residence that the colonial government built. The first one was constructed in 1879 in Mombasa. After independence it was renamed State House and became recognized as the official residence of the Head of State. Although it's termed as such it mainly serves an administrative and operational purpose more than
The move by Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui to lock out matatus from the town’s Central Business District (CBD) has elicited mixed reactions from leaders, the business community and residents. Those interviewed by the Nation say the move may serve as a litmus test for Governor Kinyanjui as the 2022 General Election beckons. Governor Kinyanjui has maintained that matatus will not be allowed back into the CBD, a move aimed at decongesting the CBD. Perfect plan? Yes, but observers argue that, if past experience