Kuria makes bold amid tension in Jubilee
Gatundu South Member of Parliament has made a bold declaration, asserting that the government should resign.
Taking to Social media, Kuria backed his assertions stating that images of death images of death by starvation should make a government resign in any other country
According to the controversial MP, who recently raised a storm by alleging that Mount Kenya region that voted overwhelmingly for President Uhuru Kenyatta, images of death by starvation is reason enogh for the government to resign.
“In any other country, the images of death by starvation should make a government resign. This government should resign. I am ready to take over,” Kuria wrote.
The MP who recently declared that he will be gunning for the top seat, seeking to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta stated that he is ready to take over.
Meanwhile, DP William Ruto on Monday denied reports of deaths in Turkana and Baringo counties over the prevailing drought situation.
Issuing an update over the hunger situation, Ruto indicated that although 865,000 people require urgent relief, the deaths reported in Baringo, Tiaty and Turkana were not drought related.
Flanked by CSs Mwangi Kiunjuri (Agriculture), Simon Chelugui (Water) and Eugene Wamalwa (Devolution and ASALs), the DP indicated that contrary to this narrative, the county governments were already carrying out the first line of intervention before the national government could step in.
“There should be no cause for alarm. The National and County governments have put into place measures to ensure there are no casualties as a result of this drought,” he stated.
To intervene further, the DP indicated that Ksh2 billion would be released immediately to supply food and water to starving Kenyans in 12 counties hit by the drought.
“The vegetation situation, body condition of livestock and availability of food in the country acts as an indicator on when to carry out the intervention,” Ruto stated.