Governor Charity Ngilu

Governor Charity Ngilu during the interview with the Nation at her office in Kitui County.

| Kitavi Mutua | Nation Media Group

Charity Ngilu: The problem with our politics is an appalling lack of vision

What you need to know:

  • Kitui County makes shoes, belts, juices and several non-pharmaceutical products in bid to create jobs.
  • This, says Governor Charity Ngilu, should form the core of Kenya’s rural development blueprint.

In the first of a two-part series, the Kitui Governor who took the country by storm in 1997 with her ‘Masaa ni ya Ngilu’ presidential campaign slogan, dissects the problem with Kenya’s politics, the ideological divide between Raila and Ruto, and how she escaped an assassination attempt.

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