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Makueni Governor outlines his key achievements in the last two years

Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana giving the State of the County address
Photo:Governor's Press

Makueni County Governor Kivutha Kibwana has outlined health, infrastructural development and issuance of title deeds as some of the key accomplishments that the County Government has achieved in the last two years. Kibwana said the county had performed exemplary well in all the health indicators compared to the national average and retaliated his government’s commitment in providing quality, accessible and ...

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President Uhuru declines to suspend Makueni County

President Uhuru Kenyatta receves the findingd of the commission of inquiry inrom to the posssibe dissolution of Makueni County from commission chair Mohammed Nyaoga 
at Satehouse in Mombasa
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  President Uhuru Kenya has declined to suspend Makueni County saying that the county does not meet the constitutional threshold for suspension. Barely three days after the Mohammed Nyaoga – led commission looking into the possible suspension of the county handed its report at State house in Mombasa recommending for the dissolution of the county, President Uhuru through a press ...

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Makueni County could be headed for fresh elections

The die seems to be cast for the Makueni County Government after the commission of inquiry appointed to look into a petition to suspend the county recommended for dissolution. Led by Lawyer Mohammed Nyaoga, the six- member commission in its report that was handed to President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday at State house in Mombasa found justifiable reasons to suspend ...

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Fate of Makueni County dissolution to be known today

Mohammed Nyaoga led commission at Wote during public hearings
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The fate of the dissolution of Makueni County will be known today when the commission looking into the petition to suspend the County Government will hand over its report to President Uhuru Kenyatta. The Mohammed Nyaoga- led commission is expected to present its findings and recommendations on the wrangling between Governor Kivutha Kibwana and Members of the County Assembly that ...

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Arrest of eight Makueni executive officials creates frenzy on social media

Last evening, officials of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) arrested eight Makueni County executive officials over allegations of graft. County Secretary Rael Muthoka, Director of Tourism Diana Muli, Agriculture Chief Executive Officer Mary Muteti, Roads and Infrastructure Chief Officer Martin Kitavi, Finance Director Justus Suka, Director Procurement Alex Kyalo, former Chief Executive for Water Daniel Mututa and his former ...

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Makueni residents on Facebook fault Governor Kivutha over his stance on reconciliation

Last week, Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana, while testifying before the commission looking into the possible dissolution of the county said that he could not reconcile with his enemies. The governor who has been at loggerheads with Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) and Speaker Stephen Ngelu cited his alleged assassination attempt and constant budget stalemates between him and the MCAs ...

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Makueni MCAs hired witchdoctor to settle budget stalemate

Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana told the Commission of Inquiry looking into the possible suspension of the county that Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) hired the services of a witch doctor to help resolve a budget stalemate in which the MCAs were demanding Sh1.4B. The Governor told the commission currently holding its sitting in Wote town, that his refusal to ...

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Media to blame for Makueni wrangling, says Speaker

Makueni speaker Stephen Ngelu has accused the media of fueling the wrangling between Governor Kivutha Kibwana and Members of the County Assembly (MCAs). Speaker Ngelu while testifying yesterday before the Commission of Inquiry looking into the possible dissolution of the county, said the media partly played a role in the infighting that has almost paralyzed normal operations of the county. ...

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Governor Kibwana says he is not wholly responsible for Makueni woes

  The public proceedings into the possible dissolution of Makueni County will tomorrow enter the fourth week at Wote town and so far more than 15 witnesses have testified before the Mohammed Nyaoga – led commission. Some of the key witnesses that have given their evidence, is the County Assembly Speaker Stephen Ngelu whose personal rivalry between him and Governor ...

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Makueni residents on Facebook vote No to dissolution

Last year in November, more than 50,000 residents from Makueni county filed a petition to President Uhuru Kenyatta to dissolve the county government due to the persistent wrangles between Governor Kivutha Kibwana and Members of the County Assembly (MCAs). The President, later appointed a six – member Commission of Inquiry led by Lawyer Mohammed Nyaoga to look into the allegations ...

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Personal rivalry between Governor and Speaker to blame for Makueni squabbles

Personal differences between Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana and Speaker Stephen Ngelu are to blame for the county woes, a witness told the Makueni probe team. Cosmas Nzilili, the MCA for Ivingoni/Nzambani ward told the inquiry looking into the possible dissolution of Makueni County that the two leaders were in opposing camps during the 2013 general elections in which the governor ...

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Makueni probe team orders the arrest of a witness for perjury

The commission of inquiry looking into the possible dissolution of Makueni County has directed the police to arrest a witness for perjury. The head of the probe team Lawyer Mohammed Nyaoga ordered police to arrest Peter Mwanthi, a former councilor for lying that he had appeared before the commission on behalf of a local organisation called Makueni Amani Association. However, when ...

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Clergy failed to broker truce over Makueni leadership impasse

Three members of the clergy told the commission of inquiry into the possible dissolution of Makueni County that their efforts to reconcile Governor Kivutha Kibwana and Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) hit a snag after the executive arm declined to honor reconciliation talk invites. Makueni Parish Father- in- Charge Paul Munguti, Reverend Joseph Mutunga of the Africa Inland Church ...

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Kamba community urged to unite

Two governors from the lower eastern region have called on the Kamba community to unite and address the problems that have faced the region for a long period. Machakos Governor Dr.Alfred Mutua and his Makueni counterpart Kivutha Kibwana said the eradication of high levels of poverty in Ukambani require concerted efforts and urged the leader’s to shun divisive politics. Speaking ...

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Makueni Speaker used foreign trips, house committees to buy MCAs loyalty

Makueni Speaker Stephen Ngelu and Leader of Majority Francis Munyao conspired to use abroad trips and house committees as dangling carrots to buy royalty of Members of the County Assembly, (MCAs). Kithungo/Kitundu ward representative Constantine Keli Musyoka while giving evidence to the Mohammed Nyaoga- led commission into the possible dissolution of Makueni county said that MCAs allied to the governor were ...

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