Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka and Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua on Tuesday, February 18 made amends and pledged to work together for the betterment of the Kamba community.
The two who shared a podium at the funeral of renowned businessman John Kang’aatu in Kalama Machakos waxed lyrical of how they would “put their differences aside and hunt together.”
Mutual said that since he and Kalonzo are interested in the presidency they will sit down and hold talks as to who between them will vie for the seat.
He said that he is ready to support Kalonzo if he emerges as the suitable candidate.
“I made it clear that I am running for president in 2022 and that everyone including Kalonzo Musyoka has a right to aspire and run for the top seat of this country. I have already organized my presidential campaign machinery,” said Mutua.
“However, we will all sit down and see who is electable nationally and if it is me, I expect Kalonzo Musyoka and others to support me and if it is Kalonzo Musyoka, we will support him,” he added.
Mutua and Kalonzo have been political arch-rivals who have locked horns on several occasions.
Other leaders present at the burial include Former Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama, Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo Junior among other leaders.
Kalonzo who spoke at the event stated that there is no bad blood between him and Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana or any other leader.
“I sleep like a little child, I have no issue with anyone. Despite my wife being sick I sleep peacefully because I sincerely forgive those who wrong me,” said Kalonzo.
He welcomed other leaders from the region to work with him saying his aim is to ensure the community is united.
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