It's now only thirty four days to the eagerly awaited general elections. However the competition between the two major statehouse contestants has greatly intensified ahead of the polls and war of words from different supporters has taken over the atmosphere in politics world. However, during the TSP led political rally in Murang'a county today, the former Agriculture minister Mwangi Kiunjuri has had a tough message to the Kenya Kwanza presidential flag bearer ahead of the August general elections.
A file photo of DP William Ruto and former CS Mwangi Kiunjuri. The leader of The Service Party (TSP), Mwangi Kiunjuri and Laikipia East constituency Member of Parliament Honourable Amin Deddy have been ordered to appear before the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for allegedly inciting violence at a political rally in Nanyuki last week.
Deputy president William Ruto's Kenya Kwanza alliance that also comprises of united democratic alliance (UDA), ANC party, Ford Kenya party, Chama Cha Kazi party, TSP party, Farmers Party and Democratic party just to mention a few is a mega alliance of multiple siblings.
Kithure Kindiki is the UDA Chief Agent and also strong support of Dp William Ruto.Kindiki has this morning weighed in a serious matter where Moses Kuria of CCK and William Kabogo of Tujibebe party have decided to withdraw from UDA campaigns. Moses Kuria and Kabogo have said that UDA party is trying to mistreat smaller parties in Mt Kenya something that angered Moses Kuria to an extent of writing to Kenya Kwanza to let their parties withdraw from campaigns.
Deputy President William Ruto, his 2022 Presidential Running Mate Hon Rigathi Gachagua alongside other Kenya Kwanza Alliance allies have now received some bad news following the explosion of confirmed reports that other KKA affiliate parties led by Tujibebe Leader Hon Governor Kabogo, Mozes Kuria of Gatundu (CCK) and Mwangi Kiunjuri of Laikipia (TSP) as well as aspirants for various elective seats have convened a special meeting in one of the hotels in Nairobi, where they might decide to walk away from the Coalition amidst discrimination from top Guns in UDA.According to the reports by the Nation on Tuesday, it is emerging that Ruto and Gachagua's decision to openly tell Mt Kenya residents to reject Non-UDA candidates during the upcoming 2022 general election has not only caused anger among the leaders but also aspirants who are now feeling that the Kenya Kwanza is being Micromanaged.
As it is only less than three months to August general election, majority of small parties have already thrown their weight to larger coalition with an aim of getting a share of the government if their presidential hopeful wins the top seat in the land. Through TV 47 verified facebook page, Kandara constituency member of Parliament honourable Alice Wahome who is a strong ally of Dp Ruto have warned parties parties who feel sidelined and neglected under the Kenya kwanza alliance to wake up and campaign for their preferred Candidate instead of always complaining and giving endless demands.
The 2022 political race is around the corner as the political bigwigs are seen roaming across the streets of the country Kenya campaigning hunting votes for their various elective political positions as MCAs, MPs, Senators, Women Reps and Governors ahead of the polls. The presidential race on the other hand is not left behind as the former prime minister Honorable Raila Amollo Odinga of the ODM party and his close contestant Honorable William Samoei Ruto of the UDA party are seen as the top contenders.
Former Agriculture CS, Mwangi Kiunjuri Mwangi Kiunjuri has raised eyebrows of many Kenyans after he asked Mt Kenya residents to vote for a president of their choice. The TSP leader said that whoever wins the president seat is not a Mt Kenya person and therefore there is no need for contention.
The Service Party (TSP) head, Mwangi Kiunjuri, indicated that his party will run standalone campaigns, further fracturing the Kenya Kwanza coalition. On Tuesday, May 24, Kiunjuri told the press that there is clear favoritism among coalition parties, claiming that small parties' from the Mount Kenya region had been disregarded.
TSP party leader Mwangi Kiunjuri. After Rigathi Gachagua said there was sibling rivalry in Mt Kenya that is undermining Kenya Kwanza, Mwangi Kiunjuri has addressed the issue. While acknowledging siblings rivalries, he said that they would not undermine efforts of DP William Ruto winning August general elections.
The August presidential election is perceived to be a two horse race between Deputy president William Ruto and Azimio la Umoja flag bearer Raila Odinga. UDA party leader William Ruto's vote rich region in Mt Kenya has continued to be counter attacked by Azimio la Umoja allies especially after nominating Martha Karua as running mate.
Non- UDA members from the central region plot for Exit from the coalition. Members from the central region who are non UDA aspirants, are set to decide if they will be leaving the Kenya Kwanza coalition after alleging to be set aside by the party leader in the coalition and also abandoned by individual party leaders.
Political rivalry within Kenya Kwanza has escalated with claims that Deputy President William Ruto's running mate, Rigathi Gachagua is likely to cost the alliance in the August 9 polls, that's according to some insiders within Kenya Kwanza Alliance. On Wednesday, May 25, Nyandarua Gubernatorial aspirant, Kirika Mwangi who is a member of Mwangi Kiunjuri's The Service Party (TSP) lamented that Gachaguahis actions were undermining the influence of the DP William Ruto the Mt Kenya region, which is giving Jubilee a bigger advantage to campaign for Raila Odinga.
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 24 – The Service Party (TSP) leader Mwangi Kiunjuri says he is firmly in Kenya Kwanza, dispelling claims that he had distanced himself. Kiunjuri who spoke after meeting aspirants said TSP has been actively participating in all the Kenya Kwanza activities including the National Delegates Conference (NDC), formalizing the alliance, as well […]
The Service Party through its party leader Mwangi Kiunjuri has announced of their intention to criss cross the country to popularize Kenya Kwanza Alliance and Deputy President William Ruto presidency ahead of the August 9 General Elections. The former Agriculture cabinet secretary met aspirants, Gubernatorial and Parliamentary at the party headquarters where they took time to lay down a campaign strategy which they say a have already been deposited with the independent electoral and Boundaries commission (IEBC).
More strife has erupted in the Kenya Kwanza coalition, with claims of one member party attempting to exert control over alliance activities. Some member parties have complained about unfair treatment, claiming that the UDA has denied them the right to campaign for their candidates. They have chastised William Ruto, Kenya Kwanza's senior leader, for only campaigning for UDA candidates in combined Kenya Kwanza rallies while arguing for six-piece voting.
The Service Party (TSP) leader Mwangi kiunjuri has now asked the people of the Mt. kenya region to vote for whoever that they want in the forthcoming August 9 elections, with only about to months away from the polls. Kiunjuri's statement is somehow sending signals of cracks within the Kenya Kwanza camp which is led by the Deputy president William Ruto.
The Service Party leader Mwangu Kiunjuri have announced to walk alone and do his campaigns widening the crack that have been there in Kenya Kwanza coalition. Kiunjuri revealed that the Kenya Kwanza coalition have ignored the small parties within it especially those from Mt. Kenya region adding that the coalition only favours other big parties.
The Service Party(TSP) pioneer Mwangi Kiunjuri has excused Kenya Kwanza Alliance supporting the six-piece vote call, saying they were not representing the outfit's presidential banner carrier, Deputy President William Ruto. Mr Kiunjuri said until Dr Ruto articulates himself regarding this situation, some other talk by some other forerunner in the alliance was immaterial.
The Service Party (TSP) leader Mwangi Kiunjuri has reiterated that the political outfit is firmly committed towards being affiliated with the 'Kenya Kwanza' alliance and drumming up support for Deputy President William Ruto’s State House bid. Kiunjuri’s sentiments follow assertions alleging that some TSP members were left infuriated after DP Ruto’s United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party allegedly overlooked them when UDA held rallies in Central Kenya last week.