15th january 2019
Kitui South MP Rachel Nyamai has rubbished claims that she is eyeing to unseat Governor Charity Ngilu in the 2022 general election.
Speaking at Mutomo Chief’s camp on Saturday, Nyamai said she has no interest in the gubernatorial seat stating that her focus is to serve her constituents as an MP.
The Jubilee MP said she will not engage in 2022 succession debates since she has a lot of work and promises to deliver on the people of kitui south, Nyamai said propagandists want to derail her development agenda through petty political debates.
“People should stop dragging my name into 2022 succession politics and instead leave me to fulfill the promises I made to the Kitui South people,” Nyamai said.She asked the residents to ignore propagandists and instead support her development agenda.The Jubilee MP said 2022 succession political debates is derailing development across the country.
She urged Kenyans to demand for services from their elected leaders instead of living them to politic.There are claims that Nyamai is eyeing Ngilu’s seat in the 2022 general election.
The second term MP who decamped from Ngilu’s NARC party and joined Jubilee is considered as an emerging force in the Ukambani political circles.She campaigned for President Uhuru Kenyatta in the region that is considered an opposition zone .
Nyamai has several times differed with Governor Ngilu on key issues among them the ‘Ndengu Revolution’ project.
The MP has been questioning the rationale Ngilu used in her project, noting that some regions were locked out of the project.