• April 15, 2024
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Ps Kibicho Reveals Intent of Recent Kirinyaga Meetings

Ps Kibicho Reveals Intent of Recent Kirinyaga Meetings

Ministry of Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho revealed the main agenda behind the many meetings held in Kirinyaga County over the recent weeks.

While addressing Kenyans at the General Kasama stadium , Kibicho stated that the meetings are meant to cool down political temperatures and unite the Mt. Kenya region as a whole ahead of the Mashujaa Day celebrations set to be held in the county.

“We agreed among leaders, to go constituency by constituency preaching peace. We joined hands with Mr. Ngirici (Andrew), you all know the history between us, and that is why he shook hands and came to an agreement as people from Kirinyaga on how we shall move forward,” Kibicho stated.

The PS has held meetings with Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru, Woman Representative Wangui Ngirici, Narc Leader Martha Karua, among other leaders.

Kirinyaga Woman Rep Wangui Ngirici and Interior PS Karanja Kibicho in Mwea, Kirinyaga County on September 10, 2021. |Courtesy| Twitter|

Kibicho who was accompanied by other leaders from the region, urged the Mt. Kenya region to come together and speak with one voice ahead of the most anticipated 2022 general elections.

Speaking during the peace meeting ,woman rep Wangui Ngirici urged Kirinyaga people to welcome President Uhuru Kenyatta well and be orderly in the much anticipated Mashujaa day celebrations.

The grassroot peace mobilization is set to see more people from the Mount united and reading from the same script politically.

On September 10, Ngirici and Kibicho held a meeting in which they agreed to put the differences they have had in the past behind them and work towards improving the lives of the people of Kirinyaga.

Kibicho, a close ally of President Kenyatta and Ngirici an ally of Deputy President William Ruto, have long differed in political opinions.

“… PS, Dr Karanja Kibicho and I held a peace and unity rally in Kadongu, Mwea where we emphasized a great need of pulling together as Kirinyaga leaders for the benefits of our people,” she said.

“We also had a brief preparation breakdown ahead of Mashujaa Day which will be hosted in Kirinyaga. The people of Kirinyaga re-affirmed peace and unity before and after the national holiday,” she added.

According to reports, Kibicho had intended to contest the Kirinyaga County gubernatorial seat in the 2022 general elections. Ngirici recently declared she will contest the seat as well.

However, a local daily, on, September 10 reported that Kibicho revealed that he will not vie for any seat come 2022.

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