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I fought to ascend to power and won't bow to intimidation - Ngilu

20 July 2015, 11:41 Samuel Kisika

Nairobi – Suspended Lands Cabinet Secretary, Charity Ngilu has blamed individuals in Jubilee coalition for the corruption woes bedeviling her.

Ngilu, who did not disclose the individuals behind her woes, said she is still in Jubilee coalition because she fought to ascend to power and warned that she will not bow to intimidation by anyone in serving the nation.

“I am in Jubilee by right because I fought for it. Some people cannot just come and decide that Charity Ngilu should be pushed out of government. I am still in government and will not be pushed out,” she said at a church service in Nairobi’s South B Estate Sunday.

She pointed out that her troubles are as a result of remarkable reforms she had initiated in the Lands ministry, particularly the digitization of services to curb corrupt practices in acquiring title deeds among other crucial land documents.

A section of CORD legislators in Ukambani region where Ngilu hails from have been asking her to quit Jubilee for the opposition on grounds that Jubilee was behind her suspension on corruption allegations, with the purpose of finishing her politically.

Read Also: Ngilu free to leave Jubilee, Sakaja says

The Machakos Senator, Johnstone Muthama who was calling on Ngilu to join the opposition warned his governor, Afred Mutua who has been working closely with the Jubilee administration to reconsider his political affiliation or lose his seat come 2017.

However, two Jubilee MPs including Dennis Waweru (Dagoretti South) and Maina Kamanda (Starehe) have stood in support of Ngilu and claimed that the opposition is to blame for her troubles because of her unwavering stand in fighting corruption in Lands ministry.

Politicians and people were surprised when CORD co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka, who has been Ngilu’s long term political rival in Ukamabani, escorted the suspended CS to court in Nairobi for the hearing of the alleged corruption charges she faces.

Their reunion sparked speculations that it was the end of their political differences in controlling the Ukambani votes, with hopes that Ngilu would cross-over to CORD and work together with Musyoka in opposition as they prepare for the 2017 general elections.

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