Nyeri County Deputy Governor Carol Karugu has urged those fighting senate chief whip Irungu Kang’ata to stop.
Karugu said Murang’a senator is just but a messager and he should therefore not be blamed for BBI being unpopular in central Kenya.
“Kangata is only reporting his survey findings and some not too smart folks are fighting him. Like the proverbial Ostrich, they remain dead to the realities on the ground,” said Karugu.
Karugu noted that although she is inexperienced in politics most mt Kenya leaders and residents have not embraced the document fully.
“In NYERI County, I have only seen two politicians at the forefront of selling BBI. The risk is that these two are not popular on the ground and their hang-ups are beginning to reflect on the already sluggish uptake of the BBI. It is as if their plan is to use the BBI as a platform to gain relevance and intimidate people with their imagined CLOSENESS TO DEEP STATE.,” noted Karugu.
“If these folks continue to be the face, BBI WILL FAIL in Mt. Kenya,” she stated.
Karugu urged citizens to read the document once they get a copy and decide whether it’s good for them.
“For mwananchi, once we receive our copies, let’s read and make our independent view of the document. In the meantime, let’s FOCUS ON REBUILDING OUR NATION – ALL HANDS ON THE DECK”.
Last week Kang’ata wrote a letter to the president urging him to abandon Building Bridges Initiative as he claims the report is not popular in central Kenya.