Machakos County Governor Mutua has apologized to the Kamba community for going against the Ukambani kingpin and Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka. This happened few days after Mutua was chased like a ‘burukenge’ at Mlolongo by residents for selling Jubilee ideologies. Mutua who endorsed Uhuru Kenyatta re-election has sensed defeat.
“I know I did wrong going against you and the Kamba community, but I ask for your forgiveness. I promise to support you and the entire NASA fraternity. Muthama is the one who chased me from Wiper and I am ready to go back home. You are my political mentor and i can’t run away from that,” Mutua told Kalonzo.
Speaking at a rally in Kangundo on Monday on 29th May, Mutua said that since the day he endorsed Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election, the ground has been so hostile for him that his campaigns have been “a hell on earth, particularly in Ukambani.” Mutua said that he’s not sure of retaining his Machakos gubernatorial seat in the August Election. “Whatever happens, I am ready to work with NASA Government,” Mutua told the crowd. However, there were shouts of “Umechelewa! Umechelewa! Wavinya! Wavinya! NASA! NASA! (“You are late! You are late!) Wavinya Ndeti is Mutua’s challenger on Wiper/NASA ticket and is expected to win the Machakos seat with a landslide.