August 9

Go convene your own meetings – Gachagua tells Kabogo, Kuria as war in Ruto’s camp escalate

Friday, June 17th, 2022 18:03 | By
Kenya Kwanza running mate Rigathi Gachagua. PHOTO/Courtesy
Kenya Kwanza running mate Rigathi Gachagua. PHOTO/Courtesy

United Democratic Alliance (UDA) presidential candidate William Ruto's running mate Rigathi Gachagua now wants Tujibebe Wakenya and Chama Cha Kazi leaders William Kabogo and Moses Kuria to convene their own political gatherings.

Gachagua accused the two of interfering with United Democratic Alliance (UDA) meetings during a recent rally where the duo clashed with senator Kimani Wamatangi, the UDA's Kiambu gubernatorial candidate.

Addressing hundreds of UDA supporters at Thika Stadium in Kiambu County, the Mathira MP upheld that UDA meetings are peaceful and leaders should embrace the same for the unity of all Kenyans.

"We want leaders here in Kiambu, if you have your own things, convene your own meeting and tell people what you want. Our UDA meetings are peaceful and we don't want interference," he said.

On his part, Wamatangi dared Kabogo and Kuria to face him saying that his silence does not amount to being fearful.

"My silence does not mean I fear you, come face me with better ideologies," he said.

Wamatangi accused Kabogo and Kuria of misusing youths to cause chaos during UDA meetings saying that instead of going that route, the two should allow the unemployed to wait for him to give them job opportunities when he forms the next Kiambu government.

During the rally in Thika, Gachagua campaigned for former MP Alice Ng'ang'a saying she was the best touted to turn around the economic misfortunes of locals who are grappling with harsh economic challenges.

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