Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi [Photo: The Star]
Leaders in Meru county are continuing to rally for their plans to form their own party ahead of the 2022 elections.
Speaking in Meru, Governor Kiraitu Murungi said that the party formed will showcase unity adding that all the leaders from the Mount Kenya region will be invited to reinforce the party’s aims.
“We can now field candidates in the 2022 elections, a new party will be available then,” said Murungi.
Meru Deputy governor Titus Mutea also said that the party will act as a new phase after transitioning from the jubilee party and urged his fellow leaders to be careful against making the same mistakes made in 2017.
The leaders now want Meru county governor Kiraitu Murungi to be their leader.
They say that the bonds will oversee their political differences in aims to apply unity.
They further say that they aim to have the party, serve on long term grounds and not only to serve the election purposes.
This comes amid an intense battle for the gubernatorial seat pitting Mr. Murungi against Meru Woman Representative Kawira Mwangaza and Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya.