Kwale county boss Salim Mvurya, who for two years deputised ex-chairmen Isaac Ruto and Peter Munya, has also featured in political discussions as a possible candidate. By KENNEDY KIMANTHIMore by this AuthorStakes are high ahead of the Council of Governors (CoG) annual elections on Monday amid intense and protracted lobbying, which has been ongoing for weeks. Governors Nanok, Oparanya and Nyong’o were elected on ODM party tickets while Mr Mandago and Mr Mvurya are in Jubilee. Political intrigues at the influential council have been blamed on regional interests and the 2022 politics and it will be interesting to see how the governors will agree on who to lead the council. The post created by the Intergovernmental Relations Act (2012) to oversee the activities of the governors has increasingly emerged as politically influential over the last four years.
Source: Daily Nation January 12, 2019 03:56 UTC