Renowned Mwala politician-cum businessman, Daniel Muange has thrown his weight behind Mutua Katuku’s bid for Machakos senatorial seat.
The influncial politician made the declaration Friday morning at Maendeleo Chap Chap party offices in Machakos town where he was received by Katuku and a host of party officials.
Muange, a long time political heavyweight in Mwala constituency vowed to activate his support base and drum up support for Katuku’s senatorial bid.
“After a careful consideration, I have decided to join hands with Katuku in order to secure the senate seat which is very critical for delivery of development programs in the county,” he said.
He described Katuku as a seasoned politician, technocrat and visionary leader who is capable of discharging the duties of a senator when elected.
“The people of Machakos need not to look further beyond Katuku. Is is the only competent candidate who can deliver in the Senate especially in the short time remaining,” he said.
Former Machakos County women representative, Susan Musyoka welcomed Muange’s move describing it as a huge boost for Katuku’s candidature, particularly in his Mwala backyard.
“We are excited by Muange’s decision to declare his support for Katuku and we are ready to team up with other like minded leaders to deliver the senate seat to our Maendeleo Chap Chap candidate,” she said.
Katuku, welcomed Muange’s support and vowed to carryout his oversight duties without fear or favour when elected.
“I assure the people of Machakos that I am ready to serve them as their Senator and will do everything within my ability to ensure that residents access faster and effecient development,” said Katuku.
He said he was ready to work with the national Government, donors and county executive to ensure the county benefits with development resources.