Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has given Ukambani Governors and MCAs a special task. The first task is to ensure that the counties set aside funds that will enable them fight the drought that has been brought about by failed rains.
According to the Wiper Party leader, no one in the three Ukambani counties should die from hunger.
“Leaders should see how hard the year is. Plan how you will provide food for the community. The farms are not doing well. The next expected harvest is in early 2020.” Kalonzo said.
“All the leaders from this region You have to work with the County Government’s. I hope they will set aside money. I am telling our majority leaders in Kitui, Makueni and Machakos to work with the Governors to ensure our people are fed.”
Kalonzo also condemned the corruption in Ukambani Counties. He pleaded with Ukambani Governor’s to protect public resources noting that the natural resources from the area were making people in other places rich.
“The county Government of Machakos is paid on daily bases for resources coming out of the county. Have you ever stopped and asked where this money goes? Someone changes in forex bureau and goes to buy houses in Dubai.” The former vice president said.
He took a swipe at the Judiciary for releasing corruption suspects with bond adding that Kenyans have some doubts with the process.
“I still insist, myself I am awaiting for the big fish to be arrested and prosecuted. In the courts, you are given bond. You saw Samburu Governor was released with bond. If we have to win the war against corruption, we have to invent a different approach.” Kalonzo advised.
Musyoka said that he has forgiven those who have been dismissing his political ambitions. “God should forgive them for they do not know what they are doing. Mbele iko sawa. One day they are going to look around and say we were fighting the best option.”
Kalonzo was speaking in Mbuuni primary school during the Thanksgiving of Kathiani MP Robert Mbui. The ceremony was attended by more than 15 MPs and other elected leaders including Julius Mawathe, Kamene Kasimbi, Rose Museo, Antony oluoch among other leaders.