Leaders from Kitui County have joined hands to defend one of their own. The leaders have expressed their bitterness towards Machakos County boss Dr. Alfred Mutua. This is after the governor appeared openly opposing 2022 presidential bid for Hon. Kalonzo Musyoka. Dr. Mutua has in the past publicly grew his opposition towards the Kamba kingpin, to even declaring himself the modest leader.
Recently, the governor claimed blessing from the Kamba elders, who he claimed to have installed him to lead the Kamba tribe. However, Kalonzo still remains adorable to his tribe. Kalonzo has already expressed his intention to vie for 2022 presidential seat. He is also currently the Wiper Democratic Movement party leader. Dr. Mutua himself has also said his plans to contest for the same positon.
It will be remembered, that Dr. Alfred and Hon. Kalonzo were once political allies before things fell apart. The very Wiper Democratic Movement drove won Dr. Mutua gubernatorial seat in 2013. This was during his first term as a governor. However, along the way, Dr. Alfred denounced membership and formed his Chap Chap party. This is the one which bought him a second term ticket in 2017 elections.
Of late, both Mutua and Kalonzo have been known for a bitter political rivalry as each views himself fit to lead Kamba tribe.