William Ruto's camp Kenya Kwanza Alliance has been welcoming defects from Raila Odinga's Azimio la Umoja but now it's like ' a no go zone' as per Odinga's diehards who have vowed to stay loyal to the party leader. Speaking via the Star Kenya, Coast senators Mohammed Faki and Stewart Madzayo have vowed not to join Ruto and instead remain at Azimio even if they backed Amason Kingi for Senate speaker seat.
Azimio Mp Babu Owino has urged Kenyans not to pay their Hustler Fund Loan that was offered by Ruto Government as there is no jail that can accommodate all 50 Million Kenyans. Kitui Senator warned Trade CS Moses Kuria that he has been cursed by all Kenyans after his recent words that he is adding GMO as one of the many things that can kill Kenyans.
Kilifi ODM Senator lauds Ruto after naming Aisha and Mvurya to his cabinet:" Coast people are happy"
President William Ruto has rewarded Coast region people with two cabinet slots for voting for him in the just concluded August general election. The head of state named former Kwale governor Salim Mvurya as the mining cabinet secretary and former Malindi legislator Aisha Jumwa as gender and public service cabinet secretary.
Mombasa Governor Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir with Azimio la Umoja coalition leader Raila Odinga ( Photo Courtesy). Former Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho has sparked speculations on his political future after snubbing Azimio la Umoja coalition leader Raila Odinga, who is now in the coastal county. The former Prime Minister has been in Mombasa for the last few days where he has been engaged in a series of meetings with ODM grassroots leaders.
Before the general elections on August 9, there have been claims that some missing IEBC votes had been found in Kilifi. The Azimio Leaders in Kilifi County made the accusations. As the country's election campaigns came to a close, Azimio Leaders in Kilifi raised a red flag regarding errant IEBC vote boxes in the county.
Former President Uhuru Kenyatta, Azimio leader Raila Odinga and Wiper Party's Kalonzo Musyoka are reported to have Convened a crisis meeting today to avert a looming fallout within the coalition over parliamentary leadership positions. Vocal Kitui Senator Enoch Wambua has confirmed to Kenyans.co.ke that there was a meeting between the coalition party principals and the Azimio senate leadership at Raila's office in Nairobi.
In a surprise turn of events, 10 Azimio La Umoja Senators voted for Kenya Kwanza Senate Speaker candidate Amason Kingi who is the former Governor for Kilifi County. After gathering 46 votes, Kingi was declared the winner having attained more than two thirds of the votes cast.
Meru governor Kawira Mwangaza has been given serious warning in the senate after surviving Impeachment case today, however Kilifi senator has told her to stop bragging since she has been saved today on face today hours after speaker Amason Kingi delivered the verdict. According to the video clip seen by the writer online, Stewart Madzayo Kilifi county senator has told governor Kawira Mwangaza on face that she shouldn't brag anymore since she needs to work with the MCAs hand in hand to see Meru county develop, he has also told her that she escaped being impeached by a whisker or else she would have gone home like that.
Orange Democratic Movement Party Leader Hon Raila Odinga is currently a sad man following the explosion of confirmed reports that another Azimio diehard has 3rd, dropped out of the National Assembly Speaker Race Minutes after Stewart Madzayo hanged his boots in regards to Senate Deputy Speaker Race preceded by Wiper Leader who shocked Many on Thursday morning after secretly bolting out of the race.
The Elections for the Speakers and Deputy Speakers of the Senate as well as National Assembly were scheduled to take place this afternoon according to the available reliable reports that we have. Picture courtesy. Stewart Madzayo. This was to happen after the swearing in ceremonies of the Senators and the Members of the National Assembly in Parliament this afternoon.
The Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Senate Leadership now claims that the Coalition is intact and that there is no division among them. During a press conference in Parliament, Senate Minority Leader Stewart Madzayo stated that only he can speak on behalf of the Azimio Senate leadership. "There have been a few statements made, and it appears that the Azimio Coalition is in disarray."
Some prominent political leaders from different parties are currently at the Kilifi governor's Thanksgiving ceremony. Some of them include the ODM party leader and the opposition chief. Dennis Nyamubane, a digital strategist for the ODM party, shared pictures of some of the prominent individuals who are at the event.
Stewart Madzayo, who was being fronted by Azimio, dropped his candidacy for Senate Speaker after Kalonzo Musyoka withdrew. Murungi Kathuri, a Kenya Kwanza candidate, was unexpectedly elected as the deputy speaker. After taking their oaths of office, the Azimio team staged a walkout during the first sitting of the senate.
President Uhuru Kenyatta met with Azimio La Umoja - One Kenya leaders in Mombasa today, just hours after Azimio won the ODM Gubernatorial race. President Uhuru Kenyatta went to Barka Restaurant in what is believed to be his first public appearance since Kenyans voted on August 9th. After lunch, President Kenyatta went for a walk through Mombasa's streets but did not address the press.
Amended List Of PSC After Jubilee's Dullo Was Replaced By ODM's Omogeni Bringing Confusion In Azimio
Nyamira senator omogeni The push and pull within azimio continued at the senate on Wednesday over Parliamentary service commission positions. This is after isiolo senator Fatuma Dullo of Jubilee was removed from the list of being commissioner to the PSC. Dullo who currently serves as the minority whip in the senate has been accused of inserting her name in the list without consulting the coalition leadership.
Azimio la Umoja Senate leadership has finally reacted to fallout claims within the coalition, Insist nothing should cause an alarm to coalition supporters. Courtesy Speaking from parliament building on Monday, Kilifi senator Stewart Madzayo informed that they have consulted themselves and coalition principals and coalition is United and no divisions at all and nothing should cause an alarm.
Orange Democratic Movement party, led by Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga, has nominated former Maasai Mara and Pwani University student leader Fikirini Jacobs to the Senate. Fikirini has been instrumental in selling Azimio agenda and rallying the youths in the coastal region to vote for the former prime minister in the August general elections.
Ledama Ole Kina, Fatuma Dullo, Stewart Madzayo, the minority leader, and Enock Wambua are senators from Azimio. The minority leadership in the Senate has denied rumors that there is dissension among its members and in the House. The leaders, led by Senate Minority Leader Steward Madzayo, denied rumors that senator Fatuma Dullo of Isiolo was the target of a plot to depose her as Senate Minority Whip.
Azimio la Umoja coalition has officially nominated political leaders who will take up leadership roles in the Parliament under William Ruto's government. The coalition nominated honourable Junet Mohammed as the majority whip in the Parliament.The Suna East Member of Parliament will be deputized by the Murang'a County Women representative, honourable Sabina Chege.
Gideon Mung'aro, former Devolution Chief Administrative Secretary, said corruption hampered Kilifi's progress. Mr Mung'aro, ODM candidate for Kilifi governor, said the last 10 years of devolution haven't changed locals' livelihoods due to wasteful spending. The former Kilifi North MP said billions of shillings from the National Treasury had not improved livelihoods.