Supreme Court of Kenya has today made another landmark Ruling. In its ruling today, the Supreme Court has mandated the Senate to audit funds spent by county governments and further summon the respective governors to explain their expenditures. The Supreme Court further ordered the governors to report on the revenue streams in the county, inclusive of the taxes collected and any other funds received through donations.
In the Mount Kenya region, the governor of Meru, Kiraitu Murungi, plays a significant role in Raila Odinga's presidential campaign. He has supported Raila Odinga's campaign. Former ardent supporter of William Ruto for vice president, Murungi is currently vying for re-election as the governor of Meru under the banner of the Azimio-led Devolution Empowerment Party.
Meru Governor Honourable Kawira Mwangaza, has told off Meru Senator Kathuri Murungi over his plans to have her impeached. Speaking during the launching of a potato aggregation and storage centre construction, the embattled Governor said that Senator Murungi has been inciting the County's MCAs to push for her ousting.
With less than 5 days left to the polls political players are in a last minute encounter with the voters ahead of the polls. This was the situation in Meru today when Azinio governor Kiraitu Murungi organised a mega rally that saw his supporters turn up in large numbers.
Former Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi, has launched a scathing attack the County boss Honourable Kawira Mwangaza over claims she has captured the Judiciary. In a statement by Citizen TV, Murungi's Bus Party, through its Secretary General Mugambi Imanyara, said that they had received reports that Mwangaza was saying that the impeachment motion filed against her won't succeed since she allegedly has the Judiciary's backing.
Former Meru county governor Honourable Kiraitu Murungi has now opened up on how retired President Uhuru Kenyatta costed him and other Mt Kenya leaders their positions. Speaking today, Kiraitu Murungi who lost bid to defend his seat says that his election loss was sparked by a wave that was against the then President H.E Uhuru Kenyatta.
In Kenya,the race for political seats is always so competitive. This has seen some political leaders serve for only one term and then they lose and their political journey stops just like that. We also have politicians who have tried running for different seats bub they have constantly failed and given up even before they come into the limelight.
Revealed: Chief Reason As Why Azimio Lost The Presidential Race To Kenya Kwanza Amid Uhuru's Support
With just exactly one month and a few weeks now since the general elections were conducted and the current team is now in the lead with its flag bearer William Ruto and his deputy Rigathi Gachagua. Many have given them less hope but how they have begun already gives many a pinky promise.
Kiraitu Murungi who was vying for the Meru Governor's seat on his Devolution Empowerment Party (DEP) ticket lost the seat to the Faith Kawira Mwangaza who was an independent candidate in the just concluded elections. Murungi tasted defeat for the first time in thirty years of being in the political world.
Photo Courtesy; Meru Senator Murungi Kathuri in a past event. Deputy Speaker at the Senate, Meru Senator Murungi took charge as Speaker of the senate Amason Kingi was absent at a key senate key event that is going in Mombasa County. According to the information shared, the deputy took charge on behalf of Speaker Amason Kingi and officially opened the 2nd induction workshop for members of the 4th Senate in Mombasa County today. The workshop will focus on the roles of the senators as enshrined in the constitution
Devоlutiоn Emроwerment Раrty (DEР), led by fоrmer gоvernоr оf Meru Kirаitu Murungi, is аbоut tо jоin Williаm Rutо's Kenyа Kwаnzа Аlliаnсe. А seniоr DEР оffiсiаl reроrted thаt оn Fridаy mоrning, the 13 Meru Соunty Аssembly MСАs whо were eleсted оn the DEР tiсket аnd the 13 whо were eleсted оn the UDА tiсket were huddled tоgether in а meeting аt Dr. Rutо's Kаren hоme.
Politics is a tough game that needs resilience and persistence to succeed. This is because of the many challenges that come with being a politician. If one is light hearted, he/she can easily be heartbroken and can lead to mental problems. Some people are however experts in the game and have manged to stay in it for decades.
Today, reports have emerged that another Azimio party will be joining team Kenya Kwanza before the end of the day. As reported by the Nation Africa, hon Kiraitu Murungi will be leading his DEP party to join Kenya Kwanza today in the afternoon. According to this publication, the conversation between the two sides have been done and agreement reached.
"Ruto Is Warm, Friendly, "Mt Kenya Azimio Governor Admits, Reveals whose Hands Mt Kenya Will Be Safe
Photo: Kiraitu Murungi with other top leaders. Kiraitu Murungi, governor of Meru, is a key figure in Raila Odinga's presidential campaign in the Mount Kenya region.He is one of those campaigning for Raila Odinga's bid. Murungi was once a staunch supporter of Deputy President William Ruto,but now he will running for re-election as governor of Meru under the banner of Devolution Empowerment Party, which is under Azimio.
Raila and his team have alredy landed in Meru shrines where they were warmly received by hundreds of elders from the community who have today agreed to endorse him as the next president in the August polls. Raila Odinga arrives at the venue Raila was warmly received by the area governor who doubles up as a principal in the Azimio la Umoja coalition governor Kiraitu Murungi.
Meru council of elders known as Njuri Ncheke have turned against Raila Odinga after they withdrew their support from Kiraitu Murungi to support the governor elect of Meru Kawira Mwangaza. The elders apologized for their past mistakes and the critics they put on her as they promised to stand with her as she plans to form the next government of Meru county.
The news reaching our desk is that the deputy president of Kenya Rigathi Gachagua was in a private meeting with the leaders of Meru. He has highlighted that he had the senator of Meru and all the members of the National assembly in the meeting. The main aim of the meeting was to discuss the governance problem that was witnessed a few days ago during the impeachment motion.
The season of politcs seems to be not ending any time soon with re arrangement and restructuring being done in both sides as the the two strong camps wait for the supreme court verdict. The latest move is that Kiraitu's Murungi of mbus party has ditched Azimio. Together with the elected mbus leaders the mbus leader has meet William Ruto in Hustlers mansion in Karen.
Meru county is one of the places that will be watched closely during the August general elections. This is because there is a stiff competition between Kenya Kwanza and Azimio la Umoja One Kenya coalition party aspirants. The senatorial race is also not exception, the race will also be very competitive.
The Meru senator Kathuri Murungi becomes the Senate's Deputy speaker unopposed this afternoon just moments after Amazon Kingi was declared the speaker of the senate by the Senate's clerk . Amazon Kingi annonced this moments after he was voted in that after senator steward's withrawal the only other candidate was Kathuri Murungi