Jubilee official mourns Kibaki

Kirinyaga County Jubilee Chairman Murithi Kangara briefing the media at the  Sun City  Resort , Sagana town following former president Mwai Kibak's demise yesterday

Following the demise of former President Mwai Kibaki yesterday , various leaders in Kirinyaga County have mourned  his demise .

County Jubilee chairman Murithi Kangara recalled Kibaki’s hey days as the leader of the official opposition when  the national  politics reached fever pitch  and ‘tasty’.

He described him as the most focused , determined and result  oriented leader   the county has ever had since Independence.

Speaking to the media at  the Sun City  resort Sagana, Kangara also recalled  how Kibaki came up with infrastructural development which moved the county  the level of  undeveloped to a developing country .

He also recalled how the politics of the day become  most vibrant after Kibaki  become the DP’s presidential candidate  for three consecutive terms out of which he was  elected the third president .

Kangara said he served as then Kirinyaga district (now County ) DP organising Secretary where  the party became so popular among the residents .

“The DP  became so popular in Kirinyaga at the  time such that a Civic Leader who had long died and buried  prompting a by- election where the deceased’s brother was  elected  on this ticket ,”he said.

He said having been a  die- hard DP member , he was  privileged to be closer to Kibaki and learnt many of his leadership qualities and aspects .

Also to mourn Kibaki was his former State House Comptroller Matere Keriri who told the Mountain Times  on phone how he was shocked  by the news of his former  bosses’  demise .

“I was not only shocked but dismayed by the death of my teacher, confidant , boss  and a true  fried , “he said .

At the same  time Kangara has  touted Narc- Kenya leader Martha Karua to be  Azimio’s  presidential  running mate .

Karua , the official added , stands   the most suitable leader to deputise  Raila Odinga  given her long experience  and consistence in fighting corruption.

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