Governor Mutua supports Uhuru’s call for rotational presidency

Written By: Claire Wanja

Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua has joined the call that Kenya needs a rotating presidential system.

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Addressing a development meeting with a cross section of Machakos residents at his office Thursday, Mutua said the suggestion by President Uhuru Kenyatta that Kenya should embrace a system that allows for power to be rotated among different communities, should be supported.

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“It is true we should not allow only one or two communities to lead,” Mutua said, however, he added, ” we must not allow the same old people to lead us.”

Governor Mutua said Kenya needs young blood at the helm of the presidency.

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The Machakos County boss said issues of young people need to be to be given serious consideration.

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“Our young people want employment and business opportunities so that they are able to meet their daily needs,” he said.

Mutua called on Machakos people to elect a person with proven track record for the position of Senator in the forthcoming by-election.

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The Maendeleo Chap Chap party which Mutua leads has since named former Water minister John Mutua Katuku to fly the party’s ticket in the by-election slated for March 18.


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