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Mutua attacks Kalonzo again

17 August 2015, 15:15 Willia Korir

Nairobi - CORD co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka is against the development of Ukambani, Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has said.

Mutua and Kalonzo have been involved in a war of words in recent weeks, with both leaders keen to show who is boss and take over leadership of Ukambani politics.

Mutua is set to vie for the Machakos Governorship in 2017 on a different party as he seeks to dump Kalonzo's Wiper Democratic Party.

And in his latest tirade against the former Vice President, Mutua has declared that Kalonzo is allergic to development.

" I am baffled at leaders who sleep comfortably year after year for decades as they lord over the poor as tribal kingpins," Mutua said Monday through a press statement.

" Leaders should aspire to lead people who are doing well economically", he added.

Mutua says he is not interested in supremacy battles with Kalonzo and says those alleging so want underdevelopment to continue.

" I am not interested in becoming a tribal kingpin but am purely committed to leading the County and Ukambani at large to its economic Canaan.

" I will continue telling all those leaders opposed to my style of development politics that there is no romance in poverty. I want to show that there is a time for everything," said Mutua.

" This is the time for rolling back poverty and freeing our mothers from the yoke of lack of water, our youth from joblessness and our children of diseases," said Mutua.

Mutua added that his campaign of providing piped water to every home across Machakos and, upgrading roads and providing quality healthcare was untouchable and that the move was what other leaders are worried about.

" Some can’t believe that the poor can have a simple shower and no longer trek kilometres in search of water. It is happening in Machakos," said Mutua.

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