Agriculture Cabinet Secretary has told ODM leader Raila Odinga that it is the right time now to take over from President Uhuru Kenyatta in next year’s polls.
Munya was among five Cabinet Secretaries who attended Friday’s Azimio la Umoja Convention Kasarani Stadium, Nairobi.
Others include; Eugene Wamalwa (Defence), Joe Mucheru (ICT), Ukur Yattani (Treasury), Keriako Tobiko (Environment), Cecily Kariuki (Water) and John Munyes (Mining).
While backing Raila Odinga’s fifth stab at presidency, CS Munya called on his supporters to ensure they come out and vote for him in 2020 General Elections.
Munya recalled the famous March 2018 Handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta that calmed the country after the 2017 General Elections and reshaped Kenya’s political landscape.
“We us leaders have benefitted from the handshake. We’ve had the chance to serve Kenyans through the handshake. We thank you for calming the country and now we are going forward,” said CS Munya.
CS Munya, a key ally of President Kenyatta in the Mt Kenya region said a Raila presidency would bring forth peace and unity.
“It’s now your time. We see Raila Odinga in State House next year uniting the country. Inawezekana,” charged Munya.
Embu Governor Martin Wambora who is also Council of Governors Chairperson who spoke on behalf of over 20 Governors at the event assured Raila of the Councils support as the country gears for 2022 elections.
Wambora said that the ODM leader had proved to be a devolution terming him as pro-devolution.
“On behalf of the Governors, we have discovered that you are the most pro-devolution candidate we have,” he said
During the Friday meeting, ODM leader Raila Odinga declared his fifth bid for the country’s top seat in 2022.