Former permanent Secretary of Education and 2013 presidential candidate Professor James Ole Kiyiapi, has weighed in on the plans by Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Mochogu's Plans to stop funding Universities for them to look for ways of funding themselves. Professor Kiyiapi, a researcher and established academician, noted that it very wrong for the cabinet Secretary to even signal plans of cutting public funding to universities adding instead he should be lobbying for more resources for such institutions.
The massive defections from Azimio camp to join the Kenya Kwanza camp has now raised heated debates and sharp reactions from the Azimio allies. The latest case being that of UDM party where seven MPs, two senators, two governors and 35 MCAs just a day after 10 independent elected Members of Parliament joined the Kenya Kwanza team.
Ole Kiyiapi who is among top professors in Kenya and one of Azimio LA umoja allies today tweeted on his twitter page that President Ruto maiden Speech in New York, UN General Assembly, is bold and delivered powerfully. He has touched on key issues relevant to the global community and to our region, and country.
Former Education Permanent Secretary in President Mwai Kibaki's administration, Professor James Ole Kiyiapi, has joined a section of Kenyans in criticizing current Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu over his remarks on university funding. Machogu argued that the government will not be funding public universities, remarks that have elicited mixed reactions, with most of the critics saying that such institutions ought to be funded by the government, and withdrawing any financial support makes them private
Former Presidential Aspirant Alleges Why Azimio Allied Leaders Are Joining KK, Send Warning To Raila
The former Presidential Aspirant Hon James Ole Kiyiapi has alleged that the exodus of the Azimio One Kenya Alliance coalition allied leaders to Ruto's Kenya Kwanza Alliance camp is being geared by the fact of the supremacy battle that has been won by the Chief hustler. He said that the leaders are now moving to join him so that they can form part of his government inorder to enhance inclusivity.
The race to win over the vote rich Mt Kenya Region started afresh after the two top presidential contenders nominated their running mates. The two running mates come from the vote rich Mt Kenya Region. While Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto nominated Mathira Constituency Member of Parliament Hon Rigathi Gachagua, Hon Raila Amolo Odinga on his side nominated Senior Council Martha Karua.
Ole Kiyiapi Speaks on Azimio Running Mates, Reveals His Favourite Candidate to Deputise Raila Odinga
Ole Kiiapi's The Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition party has not yet named the running partner who will assist Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) presidential candidate Raila Odinga in the August 9 polls. As the interviews for the role have been arranged, coalition parties have proposed several candidates for the position.
Ole Kiyiapi who is among famous people on social media in Kenya today tweeted on his twitter page that My in the Running Mate business. AZIMIO Advisory Committee should do their consultation quietly, intensively & extensively. Maybe smaller communities should also be considered. We definitely need a woman DP, long overdue!
With the August general elections getting nearer, presidential candidates who seek to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta are busy popularizing their bid to win come in the much-anticipated polls. Two top leading presidential candidates, Deputy President William Ruto and ODM party leader Hon Raila Odinga recently unveil their running mates.
For many days ever since he joined the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Movement, Wiper Kenya Democratic Movement party leader Hon Kalonzo Musyoka has been pushing to be named as the running mate for the Orange Democratic Movement party leader Hon Raila Amolo Odinga. But Azimio is yet to settle on its running mate even after three names were given to Hon Raila including the name of Hon Kalonzo Musyoka.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has announced four candidates for the upcoming general election. Raila Odinga, the presidential candidate of the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition, is one of them. The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader unveiled his ten-point manifesto at Nyayo Stadium on Monday, June 6.
The choice of Martha Karua as Raila Odinga's running mate has been the talk of town. It has also caused celebrations from different parts of the country because of they win, she will be the first female deputy president of Kenya. Many have praised her because of her integrity.
Ole Kiyiapi who is among famous people on social media in Kenya today tweeted on his twitter page that We may be thinking this is just a mad guy because he has been disqualified but Mwangi Wa Iria is raised fundamental points that @IEBCKenya should and must level with the public now, not later.
Professor James Ole Kiyiapi now says that Raila Odinga should consider Kalonzo Musyoka as his running mate in this year's presidential elections because he has stood with Raila Odinga twice. According to him picking Kalonzo Musyoka as Raila Odinga's running mate in this year's presidential elections will deliver huge votes to Raila Odinga from Ukambani Region.
Since she was picked as the Azimio deputy president designate, the former Gichugu member of parliament Martha Karua has been attracting the attention of several people thanks to her many achievements in different positions she has served the country. Martha has been traversing several parts of the country and has been pulling huge crowds, explaining to them why they should vote for the Azimio in the August general elections.
The issue concerning the arrest of IEBC officials at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport last week is still a hot topic of discussion in the country and it is bound to continue for another couple of days or even after the elections. People have come out to give different opinions on the same but the DCI has not given any response.
Ole Kiyiapi who is among famous people on social media in Kenya tweeted on his twitter page that CONGRATULATIONS @RailaOdinga - a man of indomitable spirit - for winning the ticket to contest for President & lead a Nation in anticipation of deep TRANSFORMATION. Millions of your supporters, (the loud & silent ones) will ignore the naysayers & WE, together herald a new dawn!
The allegations by the Makueni Governor Professor Kivutha Kibwana that Kalonzo is trying to push him out of the coalition have now sparked a great outrage among some of the Azimio sympathizers as they now accuse the Wiper leader of being too self-centered. The former presidential candidate Professor Ole Kiyiapi who weighed in on that issue warned leaders against having selfish interests at the expense of that of the nation.
Revealed Secret Battle Between Youth and Old Politicians on UDA Nominations, Kenyans Told What to Do
United Democratic Alliance UDA nominations which kicked out few days ago has shown something different from previous politics. Some political analysts have recently revealed that there is secret battle between the old politicians and youthful politicians who have recently realized that they can also led people after winning August general elections.
Ole Kiyiapi who is among famous people on social media in Kenya today tweeted on his twitter page that HE @skmusyoka is a senior politician who has a heart for this country & will introspect, & make the right decision to support fellow SC Hon. Karua. His lieutenants need not make impossible demands.