Machakos Governor Mutua holds Kikwete talks
19 February 2016, 15:24
Nairobi - Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua held bilateral talks with former
Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete who is also the current Chairman of
Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Ruling Party.
The meeting, according to Capital News was held at the CCM headquarters in
Dar-Es-Salaam, discussed the current scenario of East African politics
Mutua through his Press Secretary Mutinda Mwanzia said he briefed
Kikwete of the Maendeleo Chap Chap movement and what it was committed to
achieving in terms of development and progressive politics.
“Kikwete also gave me advice on how to balance politics and
development. He told me I should continue in the same vein of
development in Machakos and should not allow myself to be distracted by
side shows,” said Mutua.
Maendeleo Chap Chap Movement has caused stir in Ukambani and the
country due to its ideology which focuses on politics of development and
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Mutua, The Star reported has insisted that he was not interested in becoming a
tribal or regional political kingpin but was committed to offering
transformative leadership which will help accelerate development.
“I have always said there is no romance in poverty .I am in
the forefront in changing our politics from those of selfishness
to those of prosperity. The people must be first in my agenda,” said
The Machakos Governor also invited Kikwete to visit the county and
thanked him for the support which he gave him when he was campaigning
for gubernatorial seat in the 2013 polls.
“I also encouraged Kikwete to write a book about his experiences
which are rich and he told me he is looking forward to taking time
off from his busy schedule to do exactly that,” said Mutua.
He thanked Kikwete for his words of wisdom and guidance which he said
will go a long way in enabling him deliver development in Machakos.
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