Kalonzo, Governor Mutua announce political ceasefire

Written By: Irene Muchuma
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Kalonzo, Governor Mutua announce political ceasefire

Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka and his erstwhile political rival Governor Alfred Mutua have announced a political ceasefire.

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The two publicized their truce on Tuesday at a burial in Machakos where they resolved to bury the hatchet in a bid to unite their Ukambani political backyard.

Having closed ranks, a section of leaders from the region are now pushing the two to rally behind President Uhuru Kenyatta in readiness for the 2022 general elections.

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Following his 2016 fallout with Wiper Party Leader Kalonzo Musyoka, Machakos governor Dr. Alfred Mutua went on to form his own political outfit christened Maendeleo Chap Chap.

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The two political rivals shared a platform in Machakos County in what many have baptized the Ukambani handshake chapter where they would show unity and declare an end to their supremacy wars.

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Mutua, however, maintained his stance on his Presidential ambitions as Kalonzo vowed to unite the region.

This coming even as a section of leaders urged Kalonzo to solidify his position in the Uhuru-Raila axis as the race for 2022 heats up.

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Former Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama, however, expressed his opposition to the Building bridges initiative, especially faulting the clamor to expand the executive.

They were speaking at a burial of renowned businessman Mulwa Kangaata who was hailed as a unifying factor in the region.

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