The National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi (C) with Governors Kiraitu Murungi (SL) Martin Wambora and Muthomi Njuki of Meru, Embu and Tharaka Nithi respectively. On the left is former Embu Senator Lenny Kivuti. PHOTO/POOL

The Governors of Meru, Tharaka Nithi and Embu today met the Speaker of the National Assembly Justin Muturi, ahead of his coronation as the Spokesperson of Mt Kenya region tomorrow at Mukurwe wa Nyagathanga in Murang’a County.

The Leaders congratulated Lady Justice Martha Karambu Koome upon her swearing-in as the 15th Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya and thanked President Uhuru Kenyatta and the Judicial Service Commission for considering Lady Justice Koome as the first lady Chief Justice in Kenya.

The leaders also affirmed their support for President Uhuru Kenyatta as he continues to steer the country during these challenging times, pledging to work with him as he continues to serve the people of Kenya in this period.

The leaders further noted that the country was approaching transition, adding that as a region, Mt. Kenya was at crossroads where the larger Mt. Kenya community needed to find a voice to articulate its issues. “What we need is a steady hand, one that’s already tried and tested, to help President Kenyatta deliver to our people,” they said.

Critically, the THREE Governors observed that in Speaker Justin Muturi we have a man of his word, a respectable gentleman with the Mt Kenya community at his heart.

The Governors took notice of the close working relationship that Speaker Muturi has had with President Kenyatta and therefore we trust urged him to do everything possible to help President Kenyatta deliver to the people of Kenya and Mt. Kenya in particular.

Finally, the Governors stated that Mt. Kenya region needed to be at the political high table where the destiny of the nation will be negotiated it’s important to have a trusted pair of hands and a man who believes in fairness. That man is Speaker Justin Muturi who hails from the East of the Mountain.

As the elders from across Mt. Kenya anoint him tomorrow as the region’s Spokesman, the three Governors expressed their unwavering support to the Speaker and look forward to working with him in the weeks and months ahead to bring the issues of the region to the fore.

Effectively, the three Governors of Meru, Tharaka Nithi and Embu have unreservedly endorsed Mr Muturi as the Spokesperson of Mt. Kenya Region ahead of his enthronement in Murang’a tomorrow.

Source: Speaker Muturi’s Communication Desk


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