Former Kiambu governor William Kabogo has declared himself Mt Kenya spokesman ahead of the August 9 General Elections.
Speaking in a United Democratic Alliance (UDA) rally over the weekend, Kabogo dismissed President Uhuru Kenyatta as the region’s kingpin urging him to make his exit in peace.
He noted that he would be giving directions to the Kikuyu community ahead of Uhuru’s exit from office after serving for 10 years.
“Nimekuja hapa tujibebe na UDA. Kuna watu wanasema tunaoneshwa njia na Uhuru Kenyatta, haiwezekani. Uhuru aende apumzike taratib
“Niliskia jana wakisema eti hakuna Mkikuyu wa kuzungumza kwa sababu yeye ako. nataka niseme hapa mimi ndio nitaendelea kuzungumza kwa niaba ya jamii ya wakikuyu,” kabogo said.
This comes two weeks after Kabogo declared his intention to recapture the Kiambu governor’s seat in the August 9 polls.
Kabogo said he would contest for the seat under his Tujibebe Wakenya party, which he said is also open to coalitions with other like-minded political outfits.
He will battle it out with a host of other politicians who have also declared interest in the Kiambu top seat.
They include the incumbent Governor James Nyoro, Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria, Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi and County Assembly Speaker Stephen Ndichu.
Others are Thika MP Jungle Wainaina and former governor Ferdinand Waititu.
Kabogo was elected Kiambu’s governor in 2013 but lost the seat to Waititu in 2017.
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