June 24, 2022

President Muturi urges Mount Kenya to unite under one political party

Speaker of the National Assembly, Justin Muturi, has warned leaders in the Mount Kenya region that their political parties will stand for nothing if they do not unite under one party.

Muturi looking to be the 5and The president on a DP ticket said the region must unite and negotiate for its participation before the 2022 elections.

“While others have come together to negotiate their region’s participation, Mount Kenya’s scattered feasts will be served as menu on the same table,” Muturi said.

Muturi said it is unfortunate that Mount Kenya is the largest electoral bloc, but also has the largest number of disjointed political parties.

He posed, “Ask yourself if you want to sit at the national table to eat with others or be served on the menu.” He said.

Muturi was addressing a delegation of Maendeleo ya Wanawake leaders and members from Kiambu County in Ruiru town.

Citing the recent union between the UDA party associated with Vice President William Ruto, Musalia Mudavadi’s ANC and Moses Wetangula’s Ford Kenya, Muturi said now is the time to form coalitions.

Muturi promised waivers for female aspirants, young people and people with disabilities seeking Democratic Party nominations.

He said the party wants to have a large representation among women and youth as well as special groups.

He called on all aspirants who fear being excluded from parties outside Mount Kenya to join the Democratic Party.