The BBI push was back on the road for yet another meeting, this time in Kitui County.
Leaders supporting the report, graced Charity Ngilu’s backyard in style.
ODM leader Raila Odinga who is a co-founder to the initiative, touched down in Kitui with in a helicopter accompanied by Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya.
Just like the Mombasa meeting, Raila had donned the white shirt with the handshake symbol engraved on the back.
The veteran politician who looked to be in high spirits, mingled with some of the leaders and other people who had come to receive him.
Other leaders seemed to have been on the same frequency with the ‘Chungwa’ party head as each of them arrived in various helicopters.
The leaders included Kiambu Governor James Nyoro, Nominated Senator Isaac Mwaura, KANU Secretary-General Nick Salat, Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyong’o, Migori Governor Okoth Obado and Kisii Governor James Ongwae.
The main agenda for the gathering would be the presentations by leaders from Ukambani region on how to solve challenges facing Kenya.
The people of great Ukambani Region have come out in large numbers to validate BBI Report while making additional recommendations on how to solve challenges facing the nation, @RailaOdinga present to listen to the presentations. #BBIInKitui pic.twitter.com/H6XfYLM5cj
— Charles Mark Dienya (@MarkDienya) February 1, 2020
Following suit with their promise, Tanga Tanga leaders led by Majority Leader of Senate Kipchumba Murkomen announced they would attend the Kitui BBI forum.
According to reports, it was indicated that the politician allied to Deputy President William Ruto called off all their parallel BBI rallies planned for.
Opposition heat is too much to bear. Team Tangatanga cancels all parallel BBI rallies. They say will be in Kitui tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/0VwDqqsmoG
— Philip Etale (@EtalePhilip) January 31, 2020
Further information pointed out that the move came after the latest attack on Ruto by President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The country waits to see if the principal assistant will attend the Kitui BBI after he revealed that his presence was determined by the commander-in-chief.
Uhuru on Friday directed remarks towards his deputy in regards to launching projects.
Insinuating that DP Ruto had failed in his mandate of overseeing projects, the president vowed to go alone on launching the projects.
Speaking in Nyandarua, an angry Uhuru noted that the reports he received were different from the situation on the ground.
On Monday, the two leaders had been locked in a five-hour meeting at State House.
Details proclaimed that Ruto was lectured by the Head of State over his efforts in undermining the BBI push and threatening the Jubilee party leader’s legacy.