Kagwe asks Gusii to back Matiang'i for top seat

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i (left) and his Health counterpart Mutahi Kagwe (second left) acknowledge greetings from Council of Governors chairman Wycliffe Oparanya (second right) and other leaders at the Kisii governor’s office on August 7, 2020. PHOTO | ONDARI OGEGA| NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Dr Matiang’i, who attended the meeting, did not respond to Mr Kagwe’s remarks and steered off politics.
  • Mr Oparanya said the national government had released Sh 29.7 billion for counties.

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe on Friday told the Abagusii that one of their sons had the potential of clinching the presidency if they supported and protected him from “external political forces”.

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