Meru governor Kiraitu Murungi has yet, again, found himself in an embarrassing situation after he embroiled in ugly tussle with Kenyans who gave their views on his latest move. This follows after a number of them hit out at him for welcoming and entertaining Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader Musalia Mudavadi in Meru on Saturday.
Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi has dared presidential aspirant Musalia Mudavadi to show Kenyans that he is seriously looking forward to uplift their lives as early as now. Speaking after attending a Church Service in Meru, Murungi urged the Amani National Congress party leader to direct the ANC lawmakers to table a motion in their respective houses and advocate for the increase in the allocation proposed by Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) towards all the devolved units.
Governor Kiraitu Murungi chaired the 47th cabinet meeting where they discussed the suplimentary budget for financial year 2021/2022 where he announced the resumption to work of all county government staff beginning Monday.He said the staff members have been working from home after a directive was issued on August requiring them to work remotely following a spike in Covid-19 cases in the county.
Governor Kiraitu Murungi flagged off 82 Vocational Training Centers' (VTC) fashion design and garment making industrial (Overlock sewing electric) machines,valued at sh8.3 million which will be distributed to four polytechnics across the county.He said the industrial sewing machine released today are of the level used at industrial parks like Export Processing Zone (EPZ) in Athi river.
Governor Kiraitu Murungi led political leaders,opinion shapers and other leaders from Meru county in a meeting with Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader Hon Musalia Mudavadi who presented his 'Ten point plan for My Kenya region' in his bid to become the next President of the Republic of Kenya come next year's general elections.
Meru Senator Mithika Linturi has been slammed by Kenyans for claiming that the Meru community delegates, who endorsed the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga for presidency are brockers. Meru Senator Hon Mithika Linturi, has put himself in a wrong side with Kenyans especially the supporters of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga, after claiming that the Meru community businessmen and leaders who on Thursday met and endorsed the former Premier for presidency are brockers.
Photo courtesy Facebook The National Rainbow Coalition NARC Kenya leader Martha Karua has welcomed powerful Mt Kenya governor to join her party. Her message is amid the ongoing political realignments which has taken centre stage in 's political space. With Jubilee party seemingly on its deathbed, many Mt Kenya leaders leaders including Meru county boss Kiraitu Murungi have expressed the desire to form a new party for the Mountain region ahead of 2022 general elections.
ODM leader Raila Odinga ( Photo Courtesy) Barely hours after he was technically endorsed by Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi for President, ODM leader Raila Odinga's bid to win the backing of Mount Kenya region could be running into headwinds with Deputy President William Ruto camp finally breaking its silence.
With the political heat rising and regrouping happenings in various parts of the country, a business people meeting between Raila Odinga and the entire Meru community representatives turned wild when Kiraitu Murungi tried explaining his previous engagements with the former prime minister. Kiraitu who reffered to Raila as Jakom was applauded with cheers and ululations from those present.
With less than 12 months remaining before next year's general elections, candidates from different regions have been expressing their interest in taking over from President Kenyatta when his term come 2022. Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi switched his support from National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi to the former Prime Minister.
Meru County Governor Hon. Kiraitu Murungi has lifted the lid on why many senior Politicians are afraid of the Deputy President William Ruto. In his his just launched book _ Beyond Politics, the Meru County Chief explains that many leaders views the Deputy President William Ruto as a dictator and that is the reason why they are viciously attacking him.
The country is months away from heading to the polls to elect their next crop of leaders and the mushrooming alliances is a clear pointer of how leaders across the political divide are gearing for the elections. Influential politician allied to President Uhuru Kenyatta has made a confession ahead of the elections and according to him, any leader who will contest for any position using the Jubilee party stands no chance to win the seat.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto's Jubilee party has made headlines this week with Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi terming it as a dead party and only waiting for its burial. Murungi has been serving in an elective position for a very long time and when he says that Jubilee is dead, people should listen and plan themselves.
Calls for a united Mt Kenya front as 2022 general elections nears have been dealt a blow after leaders from the Eastern side comprising of Meru, Embu and Tharaka Nithi counties moved to settle on the region's 2022 party in the latest development. The leaders led by self proclaimed GEMA spokesperson also National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi and Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi have reportedly agreed on a little known Restore and Build Party as Mt Kenya East's 2022 political vehicle sending shock waves to Westerners who are still undecided on who to support and which party to use.
Meru County Governor Kiraitu Murungi released a book on Monday titled 'Beyond Politics.' In his new book, the first time Governor who has never lost in an election since 1992, explained that top politicians in the country are afraid of Deputy President William Ruto's Presidency over fears he could become a ruthless, rogue and tyrannical leader.
In December 2007, Kenya experienced it's darkest days after independence. Violence and killings of innocent civilians were the order of the day in what seemed to be retaliation by the electorate to the election results. A section of Kenyans disputed the election results that declared Mwai Kibaki as the winner by 300,000 votes.
"Jubilee is dead and anyone contesting on a Jubilee ticket in 2022 will lose badly," Kiraitu Murungi
Meru Governor, Kiraitu Murungi, has maintained that the Jubilee Party is dead and will be buried next year during the 2022 General Election. Speaking during the flagging off of water tanks in Meru County on Tuesday, Murungi stated that active politicians seeking elective positions on Jubilee ticket would flop very bad.
Several die hards of Jubilee party have confidently come out and suggested that the party is now on its knees even after they had spent much of their time and resources on it. The latest one to raise the concerns is Meru county governor Kiraitu Murungi who appeared to lament on how the party has lost meaning and fallen out with its key supporters.
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The hotly contested 2007 general elections left a trail of blood, deaths and destruction in the country after Mwai Kibaki, the then incumbent president, was announced the winner by 300,000 votes ahead of his biggest rival Raila Odinga. The supporters of Odinga claimed that the votes were rigged in favour of Kibaki.