Meru governor Kawira Mwangaza challenges MCAs to proceed with second impeachment motion
Meru governor Kawira Mwangaza has challenged Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) to proceed with their planned impeachment motion.
Speaking to a local radio station on Saturday, September 30, 2023, the governor claimed that the second impeachment motion against her was being propelled by a party she declined to mention.
While insinuating that the move is a political witch hunt sponsored by her rivals Mwangaza urged the MCAs to thoroughly scrutinise and ensure the grounds are justifiable before tabling such a motion.
"Kuna watu wamesikia habari za impeachment, the governor is being impeached again. I've talked to several MCAs nisikie what is the problem because after the deputy president Rigathi Gachagua ambaye alipatiwa nafasi na president wetu kutuunganisha na kutuweka pamoja, we have been working together for more than five months but of late two weeks ago tumesikia mambo tena. After calling several MCAs wameniambia ya kwamba imesukumwa na vyama.
"Ningeomba hivi ata kama watu wanatafuta impeachment you can't get an answer minus a formula, huwezi eka impeachment ambaye haina grounds. Tungependa pia kama wameru tujue what are the grounds ambazo zinalead to impeachment," she added.
The embattled governor, however, expressed optimism that the motion will once again fail terribly since there are no justifiable grounds. She also faulted the move on a section of leaders whom she believes are positioning themselves to succeed her in the 2027 election.
She went on to ask the governors not to distract her from her race to serve the people of Meru County.
“The few noises sio ya wananchi wa kawaida but a few leaders who are preparing for 2027 General Election. Kuna watu hawajaamini kwamba Governor wa Meru ni Mama nashukuru Mungu kwa vile alinipatia uongozi...sisi kama county ya Meru tumekuwa na kazi ambazo zinaonekana," Mwangaza added.