DP allies now vow to support President Kenyatta
Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika together with other seven MPSs who are allies to the Deputy President William Ruto have made a political u-turn to support President Kenyatta hours before heading to parliamentary group meeting held today, June 2.
Speaking at Kunste Hotel in Nakuru town the MPs said that they are ready to work with the president to see the Big 4 agenda come to pass. In her statement Kihika stated that they have never failed to support any of the bills and policies in parliament and confirm that, they are going to offer him their full support.
On the other hand Kihika called for a proper procedure in planning for the parliamentary group meeting and not informing few members through a text message. She also stated that she has no problem if the leaders chosen in the PG meeting would help in delivering the promises in the Jubilee party.
Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri, was also part of the meeting and did not dally to state that he would attend the meeting." We want peace and we want the people of Nakuru to know that we are together and we support whoever the president will choose to move the jubilee agenda," he added. Also in attendance were Kuria Kimani (Molo) Charity Kathambi (Njoro), Jayne Kihara (Naivasha), David Gikaria (Nakuru East), Joseph Tunui (Kuresoi South), Liz Chelule (Woman Rep).
Governor Lee Kinyanjui, on his part, welcomed the decision by the leaders to support the president. The move comes in two weeks after Kihika was removed from the position of the Chip Whip and Elgeyo Marakwet senator Kipchumba Murkomen was ousted the Majority Leader post in the senate
By Macharia Beatrice