Four Governors drawn from the ruling Jubilee Party have endorsed talks co-led by the Party of National Unity (PNU) and the Ubuntu Peoples Forum (UPF) to form an alliance for 2022 polls.
Governors Lee Kinyanjui (Nakuru), Francis Kimemia (Nyandarua), James Nyoro (Kiambu) and Nderitu Mureithi (Laikipia) said the two outfits had commenced “early conversations” on the matter further revealing that they (Lee, Kimemia, Nyoro and Mureithi) will engage like-minded actors to broaden the alliance.
They said that as leaders with keen interest in the future of Kenya; they are hosting varied conversations with other leaders and other political parties ahead of the 2022 polls. “In particular PNU and UPF are in early conversations to build on their respective political advantage to change our country,” the governors said in a joint statement seen by continentaltv.co.ke
They observed that the next few months will be critical in deciding the future of Kenya. “As key stakeholders in the conversation, cognizant of the socio-economic challenges and opportunities facing our nation, we are proactively engaged in building broader consensus that will cause a formidable political vehicle for 2022,” the statement further read.