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Is Uhuru's son Muhoho causing Moses Kuria sleepless nights?

Sheppernard N. Mosomi
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Muhoho Kenyatta in a past event. [Photo/Muhoho Facebook]

Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria's recent rants against President Uhuru Kenyatta could have been triggered by political aspirations of Muhoho Kenyatta, the youngest son of the Head of State.

The young Kenyatta is said to have camped in Gatundu for the better part of December Holidays doing philanthropic activities, a move that may have caught the vocal legislator by surprise.

An MP who spoke in confidence says the young Kenyatta could be the reason behind Kuria's jibes towards the president, adding that he's 'worried' of the move.

"He's been the most loyal colleague to the president and was a little bit concerned that the president is pushing his son to displace him from Gatundu.

"That is the main reason. We are meant to understand that the boy (Muhoho) will go for the seat. Even if it were me, I'd have to rebel. Maybe that's why he's also a bit emotional," he said.

Mr Kuria insisted on Sunday that the Central Kenya region has been sidelined by the Head of State despite the region overwhelmingly voting for him in two successive elections.

According to the second term legislator, Mt Kenya has been discriminated despite the virtue that the president comes from the region.

But a displeased Uhuru on Monday hit back at Kuria, insisting that he's got a mandate to serve all Kenyans indiscriminately as outlined in the constitution.

"I will continue traversing the entire country. It's not a provision that when I come from a certain region, I must all only them. Those peddling rumours are stupid," he said.

The young Kenyatta first made an appearance with DP Ruto in Nandi in 2017 and struggled to express himself in Swahili. Kuria is the immediate successor of Uhuru in Gatundu South.


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