Kivutha Kibwana

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Kivutha Kibwana wrote : "I'm delighted to witness finalisation of the Ready-To-Drink Juice line at the Makueni Fruit Processing Plant," External link

tuko Monday, August 8, 2022 1:39:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Charity Ngilu ) : “Waita Nzioka, Charity Ngilu and I still welcome Wiper to Azimio. However, all the parties which are campaigning for the fifth in Ukambani will sit with the candidate and his deputy to agree on development and the face of government for the region,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 19, 2022 2:35:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Odinga, you promised the 22 emerging political parties that there would be no zoning of regional enclaves. We joined Azimio upon your word and in good faith. In both CORD and NASA the so-called small parties faired badly. Let us not guillotine democracy," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 10, 2022 9:12:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “A time is coming in our country when we will need peace to be made…hata hakuna maana ya kurushiana maneno na president, hiyo waati umepitwa,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 2, 2022 8:33:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “If you start from the bottom, from the majority who are hustlers, you can help a country and the continent very much. That concept is necessarily not a bad concept, no. Even in Azimio, we have similar concept. If it is planned well, it will help our country,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 2, 2022 8:33:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana stated : “It is proving impossible to work with @skmusyoka in Azimio in Ukambani. After he joined us, he has wanted especially me out of all Azimio structures. I have no choice but to be at peace with this sad reality. History will ultimately judge all of us. May IT be kind@RailaOdinga,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, April 20, 2022 4:12:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “When you are pushed to the corner, and there is no space to wiggle or even make a contribution, you are left with no option but to step back,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, April 20, 2022 2:07:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Prof. Philip Kaloki who had expressed interest to vie the Makueni County gubernatorial position on a Muungano party ticket has decided to relocate his ambitions to Nairobi county," External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 25, 2022 11:58:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "We resolved that while others are waiting, we will get to the political arena and tussle with anyone contesting the presidency so that we be on the side of Azimio, " External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 18, 2022 1:11:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Raila is a trustworthy leader who will bring about quality leadership, strengthen devolution, end marginalization and reengineer the country’s economy,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, February 16, 2022 8:52:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "We thank professionals, business community alongside other leaders who have been meeting for a while now to help the Kamba community forge forward, " External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 12, 2022 9:50:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "This is to show that our community has gotten the way and the way is Azimio. When we get to Raila's government, these professionals will take a list for our people to benefit since they know talents within the community," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 12, 2022 9:50:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "We aren't saying Azimio for no reason. Azimio for us represents the devolution agenda because we have seen Raila fight for the constitution, multipartysm, democracy and even the things he says, one of them is to strengthen the devolution," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 12, 2022 9:50:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "This idea that he continues to enjoy the kind of support that he did in the past is not necessarily tenable," External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 28, 2022 1:57:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Some people overate him but we are telling him that you will do what we ask you as a community and we are not asking you to stand on your own until the very end," External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 28, 2022 1:57:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana told ( about William Ruto ) : “I am shocked to learn that my deputy is joining Ruto’s camp. She and I have worked well for two terms. She’ll now have to walk the political path alone, without our input,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 25, 2022 11:27:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana declared ( about Raila Odinga ) : “As a majority of the governors in the country, we have agreed in unison to support Raila Odinga in the 2022 statehouse race. I consulted my people in Makueni on Thursday where we had a meeting with the entire leadership and they told me to support Azimio la Umoja,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, January 25, 2022 11:11:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “I have consulted my people and last Thursday, we had a meeting in Makueni where they gave me a go ahead to support the Azimio presidential candidate through the Muungano Party,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 17, 2022 11:30:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “As a majority of the governors in the country, we have agreed in unison to support the 5 th who is Raila Odinga in the 2022 statehouse race. I consulted my people in Makueni on Thursday where we had a meeting with the entire leadership and they told me to support Azimio la Umoja,” External link

capitalfm Monday, January 17, 2022 4:20:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about On Thursday ) : "On this day of , ODM and all Azimio supporters. May the reform, devolution and unity spirit always prevail," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 10, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana noted : “We’ve done a lot of work on the sand issue for instance by preventing rampant sand harvesting. This particular intervention is actually internationally recognized,” External link

capitalfm Friday, November 26, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana noted : “I could talk with a large measure of confidence because about 33 of us (counties) have already done most of the policy and legal framework as well as some nascent funding mechanism to work on climate change,” External link

capitalfm Friday, November 26, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “We must be pragmatic. Azimio la Umoja is for all leaders to come together. We are not competing against anybody in this region, it’s for everybody, everywhere in this country,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 12, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Mwai Kibaki ) : “We have sat in several meetings to formulate what is required for our economic bloc. Despite being in the Kenyatta, Moi, Kibaki and Uhuru governments, the region lags behind in development. There are high rates of poverty and unemployment,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 12, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "The three of us can knock on any international door and it shall be opened, our track record is proven and tested. We are against corruption and the electorate must know that if they continue voting for corrupt leaders, the country will keep mark timing," External link

standardmedia Saturday, October 23, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “We didn’t see police [officers] manning our campaigns but any time Wiper brigade was around the police were more than the locals attending the rallies. We are aware that they want to use government apparatus to rig during the tomorrow mini poll. We want to hold IEBC accountable,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana alisema : "Chaguzi ndogo zilizokamilika ni ishara tosha kuwa kuna wanasiasa ambao wanapanga kuiba uchaguzi kama vile hufanyika Uganda . Tusijaribu kuzua mapambano ya kitaifa ," External link

tuko Saturday, June 5, 2021 11:56:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Their leaders brought the two peoples together. Negative Ethnicity is an illusion," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:10:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Since 2013 the county health department has increased the number of midwives from 330 to the current 776 across all facilities. We have invested in training them to acquire skills and knowledge to ensure they can handle basic emergency maternal and newborn care,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:47:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana aliongeza : "Ni sawa mabunge yaliidhinisha mswada. Pale ambapo ushirikisho wa umma ulifanyika, raia na walipendekeza mabadiliko ya mswada wa BBI. Bunge linaonekana kukabiliwa na suala hilohilo , " External link

tuko Tuesday, April 20, 2021 3:28:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Let ODM also engage Machakos and Kitui counterparts - Governors Alfred Mutua and Charity Ngilu as we have previously held talks with the ODM party leader Raila Odinga as one team to join hands with the party for future political plans," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "I have listened to the voice of the people in the just concluded BBI Public Participation forums. Wananchi said the 15 % revenue allocation to counties had greatly transformed rural economies. In that regard, I wish to respect the will of the people and ask MCAs to do the same," External link

tuko Tuesday, February 23, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “We agreed that MCAs should respect the will of the people who endorsed the BBI amendment proposal from the recent Public Participation (PP) fora,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 22, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “You all know that I even went to court to stop the process of amending the constitution but because the majority of the people who elected me have shown willingness to support the document and my vote is just one, I have no choice but to align my wishes to that of the people,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 22, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Makueni residents were particularly impressed by the proposed 35 percent revenue allocation to counties, which they felt will double up development projects if managed properly by the subsequent county governments,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 22, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "I have listened to the voice of the people in the just concluded BBI Public Participation forums. Wananchi said the 15 percent revenue allocation to counties had greatly transformed rural economies. In that regard, I wish to respect the will of the people and ask MCAs to do the same," External link

tuko Monday, February 22, 2021 3:08:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana argues : “The amendment – whether by parliamentary or popular initiative - will be such that it is easy to discern whether the issue of the amendment requires or does not require to be subjected to a referendum based on Article 255 criteria,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "The ODM party and Raila Odinga have consistently supported persons with disability. He was very vocal on this in the 90s at Bomas. This I must say of him. Therefore his supporters must be extremely careful about what they say about PWDs," External link

tuko Monday, February 8, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana alisema : "Baba amekuwa akiwaunga mkono watu wanaoishi na changamoto za maumbile. Amekuwa akiwatetea kuanzia miaka ya 1990 kule Bomas. Kwa hivyo, wafuasi wake wanafaa kujichunga sana na wanachosema kuhusu wanaoshi na ulemavu, " External link

tuko Saturday, February 6, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Justice PJ Otieno has executed a coup d'etat against the Judiciary by beheading the Supreme Court,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 1, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "I will not be a candidate for Council of Governors elections. As a 2022 presidential candidate, I have been advised by my team that serving in the next CoG executive can constitute a conflict of interest. I thank my colleagues for the opportunity to serve as chief whip," External link

tuko Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Having looked at the proposals, it is clear political leadership has never been happy about the 2010 Constitution. I have heard some who believe the Constitution gives Kenyans too much freedom,” External link

standardmedia Monday, December 7, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “It makes it easy for the public to understand what issue is proposed to be amended and for the people to freely exercise their will on whether to support the amendment without being confused about having to choose between too many issues,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 2, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “BBI is about 2022, not change. All Kenyans who love their country must now lead the 'No' referendum campaign against BBI. I will be one among the number to the end,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 1, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Jubilee-ODM government does not facilitate a genuine national conversation on the proposed BBI law changes, I will be one among millions of Kenyans who oppose Handshake Constitution. Constitution 2010 must be saved and implemented fully," External link

tuko Tuesday, November 24, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about William Ruto ) : “I don’t think Ruto’s main agenda is to dish out wheelbarrows etc. He is trying to bond with youth. You see the Wheel Barrow game? Politics of Symbolism,” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about William Ruto ) : “I don't think Ruto's main agenda is to dish out wheelbarrows etc. He is trying to bond with youth. You see the Wheel Barrow game? Politics of Symbolism,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Deep State ) : "We ought to be careful about what we call the deep state because there is the State, which is provided for by the constitution and is enshrined in the law," "If you work outside that framework, that becomes illegal. Baptising wrongdoers as the deep state is something I do not accept if or when I become president," External link

tuko Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "He was more interested in developing the country’s economy, not stealing from it. He found an economy on its knees, set up structures, came up with Vision 2030 and initiated public service reforms," External link

tuko Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “This is more than what national government is doing now through e-procurement and Integrated Financial Management Information Systems (Ifmis). In these two, you can’t see all the activities but in ours, you see everything including who won which tender and how much was paid,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Let us seize this moment and transform our procurement. I am writing to the President and my fellow governors to ask them to adopt this system. If we want to walk the talk, this is the real deal,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “We have done this at our level but we are liaising with the registrar of companies so that in future, before we give you a contract, we should be able to verify the real directors of the company so that we know the beneficiaries,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Despite the enforcement of the public procurement reforms, there is still loss of public funds that pose a great danger to sustainable economic development. There is corruption and poor service delivery and this is what the system is changing as it creates total transparency and accountability,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 4, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Despite the enforcement of the public procurement reforms, there is still loss of public funds that pose a great danger to sustainable economic development. There is corruption and poor service delivery and this is what the system is changing as it creates total transparency and accountability,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 4, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “You cannot run a government without money because you cannot cheat people that you are offering services and there is really nothing that you are offering. So it is upon the senate to rise up to the occasion and free this country from this stalemate,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 4, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about William Ruto ) : “But when you hear some say I am Ruto’s project and others are saying I am Uhuru’s project, know that they are afraid of my candidature, they know how strong I am,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana told : "We don't intend to stigmatise them but because it is a directive from the national government, we will have to enforce it," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana announced : “I am available, ready and willing to be Wanjiku's President. Will go all the way to the Ballot Box with Wanjiku in 2022. We must ensure devolution works for our communities,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 26, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “These stadia will be a boost to our youths’ talents and that is what the president wants to the Kenyan youth,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 15, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "We have lost a great leader. May his soul rest in peace," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “We have successfully employed the multi-agency approach involving health, county reinforcement officers, police, the national administration officers and that is the reason we have gone this far without a coronavirus case,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 24, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “The voice of the teacher is heard in the community, so I urge you to talk to everybody including students who are at home on what they should do to curb the spread of the virus,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “We cannot commit for other people. We need to consult the other officers otherwise it will be unprocedural to make a decision for them,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 27, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "It's important to note that this pandemic is not a joke. Let's adhere to the given orders, sanitize and avoid unnecessary travelling and if possible stay at home," "It has reached a point where its no longer a plea but a command to make sure that our people are safe from this pandemic" External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 23, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “It is sad for Wiper to hoodwink the people of Makueni, the larger Ukambàni and Kenya in general that it intends to hold a BBI rally in Makuèni county. No BBI rally has been held in the name of any political party up to now,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana told : “When the time comes for grassroots BBI sensitisation activities and the referendum campaign, all will be free to host as many meetings as is necessary to demonstrate genuine support,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “No BBI rally has been held in the name of any political party up to now. The authentic Ukambani BBI rally was held in Kitui where we read and presented our resolutions to the BBI task force,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 6, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana told ( about Kalonzo Musyoka ) : “What I am telling the Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka is that we have had a BBI rally here in Wote and the other one in Kitui town. If he plans to hold another one, let him go and do it elsewhere,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 17, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Daniel Arap Moi ) : “Moi contributed much in primary, secondary and university education. He started universities and it is worthy to note that he used several leaders from the grassroots to identify various problems affecting such regions,” External link

standardmedia Friday, February 7, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana notes : “the idea is to ensure that we have a robust campaign to ensure that the Sh5 billion that we should make from our mangoes is attained and pocketed by farmers” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “We want a crop development master plan to secure our farmers during a bumper harvest. We want a review of the SGRF to include Ndengu(grams),” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Even those who are joining the BBI late should be accepted unconditionally,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, January 26, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Esther Kimani ) : “Damage to the mangoes by fruit fly which has been reported to range from 40 to 80 per cent, resulting in increased cost of production, low-quality fruits and post-harvest losses. This is a loss of as much as Sh50 billion per year," Kimani said. She spoke in a Nairobi hotel while announcing a campaign to eradicate fruit flies. The campaign has been started to eradicate mango fruit fly to help lift the ban on exports. It will be implemented in Makueni and Kitui counties by the mango Technical Working Group, which comprises plant service and other government departments, donor organisations, mango traders, researchers, innovators and the private sector. The two-year Komesha Fruit Fly campaign will be launched on January 22 in Makueni county. The PS said the pest-free area in Makueni targets 7,500 households under phase 1, covering about 3,000 hectares. Agriculture PS Boga said there will be at least one modern packing house fitted with hot water treatment equipment, certification of mango farms and produce, capacity building of stakeholders in the mango value chain; development of modern mango collection centres in every ward and creation of a modern open-air market facility for local marketing of mangoes and other fresh produce. Kimani said the campaign is expected increased mango exports by 30 per cent in the first year. "Through this campaign, the county is also engaging cooperatives and other players to enforce good agricultural practices with a view to producing quality fruits that are disease-free,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 20, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Our industry in Makueni selects the best fruits and when some fruits are rejected, the farmers record losses. Therefore, it is not only about the international market but we also need our industries to process quality fruits and locals to eat pest-free fruits,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, January 19, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Kalonzo Musyoka ) : "Ukambani politics has become a Tower of Babel..Kalonzo tells us to go this way, Muthama that way. Each expects we shall follow without questioning," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 28, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "The clergy did not endorse anybody at Yatta. They went to deliver a prophetic message. We need to move away from politics of personality cults to politics of people's transformation," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 28, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Let the Kenyan people including Kambas for a change be at the forefront of shaping the New Politics. Let them help develop or crowdsource the ideas they want a political party to champion," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 28, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana added : "Let us also be part of establishing new political democratic formations which serve us and not merely individuals. And above all let us think Kenya first and our regions second. Real national unity will be the unity of purpose of all Kenyan peoples," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 28, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana told : “It would be pointless for the governors to continue pushing for an independent referendum,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 30, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “We are ready to walk with Raila on this path. We will do what it takes to ensure the handshake succeeds. Anything outside the handshake should be treated with the contempt it deserves,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, November 17, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “My experience from Makueni tells me I have what it takes to govern all the other counties combined and inflame development ideologies that have never been witnessed before,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 14, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Thorough investigations should be done to establish what exactly caused the accident. These should be the last deaths at the ferry," External link

tuko Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "I even went a step further to call the PAC chair in the same regard and explained. My deputy was ready to step in and represent us accompanied by our finance team," External link

tuko Friday, September 20, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana declared ( about Kalonzo Musyoka ) : “Let them go ahead and oust me because I'm ready for a by-election and what they should know is that Wiper has weakened in Makueni and by 2022, there will be no such party in this County, also, Kalonzo is no longer popular,” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, September 4, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana told : “I am vying for the presidency in 2022 and all stories you here from Ukambani are total lies,” External link

kenyan-post Monday, September 2, 2019 4:18:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "This is a project which as a government we shall embrace whole- heartedly as it will go a long way in addressing youth unemployment," External link

standardmedia Monday, August 26, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Under the program 4,743 residents have been trained on basic digital skills while 120 youth were trained on advanced ICT skills," External link

standardmedia Monday, August 26, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana added ( about Joe Mucheru ) : "I call on the Cabinet Secretary for Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology Joe Mucheru to help grow capacities in counties to empower the youth with digital skills," External link

standardmedia Monday, August 26, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “The current crop of ward representatives has done a good job and should be re-elected,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, August 25, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "We are all involved in this devolution, be it the political class or the church at large. Therefore, [with regard to] these political winds of amending the Constitution, the church should come on the frontline and give proper guidelines," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 24, 2019 3:12:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about William Ruto ) : “One thing that I know is that any politician or Kenyan who thinks that you (Ruto) can be taken for granted, or who thinks that you don’t matter they are wrong, and am saying this boldly because am a constitutional lawyer, a political analyst and also a politician,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, August 20, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “I was planning to go and take care of my grandchildren upon completing my term but have seen Kenyans want me to be in the race and I will do so,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, August 20, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana stated ( about Raila Odinga ) : “I wish you could also sit with Raila. That would send a good message to the country. A conversation with Raila will ensure you’re part of the next government as much as it will unite the country,” External link

kenya-today Friday, August 16, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about William Ruto ) : “Any leader who thinks you (Ruto) do not matter , who thinks that you can be taken for granted, I think they are wrong,” External link

tuko Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Those who take you for granted and think that you do not matter are very wrong. Yes. They are very wrong, and I can say that boldly because I am a constitutional, political analyst and a politician for that matter. I know your capability,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, August 15, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "I wish you could also sit with Raila. That will send a good message to the country," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 15, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana alisema : “Inafika wakati ambapo utajiri hauna maana yoyote na ari ya kusaidia jamii inachukua mkondo. Hiyo ndiyo sababu nafanya siasa zangu kama huduma,” External link

tuko Friday, August 9, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT



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Names Lang Count
Kivutha KibwanaEN99.56%
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William Ruto alisema ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : "Tunashirikiana na uongozi ambao Kivutha Kibwana amedhihirisha kwa kukubali kufanya kazi nasi katika kuendeleza ajenda ya maendeleo ya nchi yetu. Gavana wa Makueni atajiunga na timu ya wanasheria wa Kenya Kwanza katika ombi linaloendelea la uchaguzi wa urais," External link

tuko Tuesday, August 23, 2022 10:38:00 PM EAT

William Ruto said ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : "We associate with the leadership that Kivutha Kibwana, he has manifested in agreeing to work with us in furthering our country’s development agenda," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 23, 2022 6:23:00 PM EAT

William Ruto said ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : "We associate with the leadership that Prof. Kibwana has manifested in agreeing to work with us in furthering our country’s development agenda," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 23, 2022 6:23:00 PM EAT

William Ruto said ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : "We associate with the leadership that Kivutha Kibwana has manifested in agreeing to work with us in furthering our country’s development agenda. The Makueni Governor will join the Kenya Kwanza legal team in the ongoing presidential election petition," External link

tuko Tuesday, August 23, 2022 4:00:00 PM EAT

William Ruto said ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : "We associate with the leadership that Kivutha Kibwana has manifested in agreeing to work with us in furthering our country’s development agenda. The Makueni Governor will join the Kenya Kwanza legal team in the ongoing presidential election petition," External link

tuko Tuesday, August 23, 2022 3:05:00 PM EAT

Mutula Kilonzo stated ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : “I want to tell my governor Kivutha Kibwana, if you close level 4 hospitals in Makueni, we will impeach you. It is an impeachable offence for any governor to take instructions from another governor and shutdown hospitals,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Chirau Ali Mwakwere said ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : “Ukambani just like other regions in the country is solidly behind our party leader. He (Kibwana) moved a long time ago but choices have consequences,” “He has a constitutional right to stay or leave” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Boniface Mwangi said ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : "With Kenya's next President, Governor Kivutha Kibwana in New York city. He flew all the way alone, no Personal Assistant, no bodyguard, true servant leadership," External link

tuko Thursday, September 26, 2019 9:53:00 AM EAT

Mutula Kilonzo stated ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : “Kivutha Kibwana was hosting Ruto in Turkana not in Makueni. He doesn’t need to soil his good reputation by getting into the murky waters of the presidential election,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, August 22, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Kalonzo Musyoka said ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : “Prof Kibwana will now become a normal party member but will remain a Wiper governor unless he resigns and seek fresh mandate on his Muungano Party,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, July 28, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

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Kivutha Kibwana wrote : "I'm delighted to witness finalisation of the Ready-To-Drink Juice line at the Makueni Fruit Processing Plant," External link

tuko Monday, August 8, 2022 1:39:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Charity Ngilu ) : “Waita Nzioka, Charity Ngilu and I still welcome Wiper to Azimio. However, all the parties which are campaigning for the fifth in Ukambani will sit with the candidate and his deputy to agree on development and the face of government for the region,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 19, 2022 2:35:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Odinga, you promised the 22 emerging political parties that there would be no zoning of regional enclaves. We joined Azimio upon your word and in good faith. In both CORD and NASA the so-called small parties faired badly. Let us not guillotine democracy," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 10, 2022 9:12:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “A time is coming in our country when we will need peace to be made…hata hakuna maana ya kurushiana maneno na president, hiyo waati umepitwa,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 2, 2022 8:33:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “If you start from the bottom, from the majority who are hustlers, you can help a country and the continent very much. That concept is necessarily not a bad concept, no. Even in Azimio, we have similar concept. If it is planned well, it will help our country,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 2, 2022 8:33:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana stated : “It is proving impossible to work with @skmusyoka in Azimio in Ukambani. After he joined us, he has wanted especially me out of all Azimio structures. I have no choice but to be at peace with this sad reality. History will ultimately judge all of us. May IT be kind@RailaOdinga,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, April 20, 2022 4:12:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “When you are pushed to the corner, and there is no space to wiggle or even make a contribution, you are left with no option but to step back,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, April 20, 2022 2:07:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Prof. Philip Kaloki who had expressed interest to vie the Makueni County gubernatorial position on a Muungano party ticket has decided to relocate his ambitions to Nairobi county," External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 25, 2022 11:58:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "We resolved that while others are waiting, we will get to the political arena and tussle with anyone contesting the presidency so that we be on the side of Azimio, " External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 18, 2022 1:11:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Raila is a trustworthy leader who will bring about quality leadership, strengthen devolution, end marginalization and reengineer the country’s economy,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, February 16, 2022 8:52:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "We thank professionals, business community alongside other leaders who have been meeting for a while now to help the Kamba community forge forward, " External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 12, 2022 9:50:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "This is to show that our community has gotten the way and the way is Azimio. When we get to Raila's government, these professionals will take a list for our people to benefit since they know talents within the community," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 12, 2022 9:50:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "We aren't saying Azimio for no reason. Azimio for us represents the devolution agenda because we have seen Raila fight for the constitution, multipartysm, democracy and even the things he says, one of them is to strengthen the devolution," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 12, 2022 9:50:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "This idea that he continues to enjoy the kind of support that he did in the past is not necessarily tenable," External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 28, 2022 1:57:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Some people overate him but we are telling him that you will do what we ask you as a community and we are not asking you to stand on your own until the very end," External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 28, 2022 1:57:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana told ( about William Ruto ) : “I am shocked to learn that my deputy is joining Ruto’s camp. She and I have worked well for two terms. She’ll now have to walk the political path alone, without our input,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 25, 2022 11:27:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana declared ( about Raila Odinga ) : “As a majority of the governors in the country, we have agreed in unison to support Raila Odinga in the 2022 statehouse race. I consulted my people in Makueni on Thursday where we had a meeting with the entire leadership and they told me to support Azimio la Umoja,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, January 25, 2022 11:11:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “I have consulted my people and last Thursday, we had a meeting in Makueni where they gave me a go ahead to support the Azimio presidential candidate through the Muungano Party,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 17, 2022 11:30:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “As a majority of the governors in the country, we have agreed in unison to support the 5 th who is Raila Odinga in the 2022 statehouse race. I consulted my people in Makueni on Thursday where we had a meeting with the entire leadership and they told me to support Azimio la Umoja,” External link

capitalfm Monday, January 17, 2022 4:20:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about On Thursday ) : "On this day of , ODM and all Azimio supporters. May the reform, devolution and unity spirit always prevail," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 10, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana noted : “We’ve done a lot of work on the sand issue for instance by preventing rampant sand harvesting. This particular intervention is actually internationally recognized,” External link

capitalfm Friday, November 26, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana noted : “I could talk with a large measure of confidence because about 33 of us (counties) have already done most of the policy and legal framework as well as some nascent funding mechanism to work on climate change,” External link

capitalfm Friday, November 26, 2021 9:03:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “We must be pragmatic. Azimio la Umoja is for all leaders to come together. We are not competing against anybody in this region, it’s for everybody, everywhere in this country,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 12, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Mwai Kibaki ) : “We have sat in several meetings to formulate what is required for our economic bloc. Despite being in the Kenyatta, Moi, Kibaki and Uhuru governments, the region lags behind in development. There are high rates of poverty and unemployment,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 12, 2021 8:51:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "The three of us can knock on any international door and it shall be opened, our track record is proven and tested. We are against corruption and the electorate must know that if they continue voting for corrupt leaders, the country will keep mark timing," External link

standardmedia Saturday, October 23, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “We didn’t see police [officers] manning our campaigns but any time Wiper brigade was around the police were more than the locals attending the rallies. We are aware that they want to use government apparatus to rig during the tomorrow mini poll. We want to hold IEBC accountable,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, October 12, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana alisema : "Chaguzi ndogo zilizokamilika ni ishara tosha kuwa kuna wanasiasa ambao wanapanga kuiba uchaguzi kama vile hufanyika Uganda . Tusijaribu kuzua mapambano ya kitaifa ," External link

tuko Saturday, June 5, 2021 11:56:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Their leaders brought the two peoples together. Negative Ethnicity is an illusion," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:10:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Since 2013 the county health department has increased the number of midwives from 330 to the current 776 across all facilities. We have invested in training them to acquire skills and knowledge to ensure they can handle basic emergency maternal and newborn care,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:47:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana aliongeza : "Ni sawa mabunge yaliidhinisha mswada. Pale ambapo ushirikisho wa umma ulifanyika, raia na walipendekeza mabadiliko ya mswada wa BBI. Bunge linaonekana kukabiliwa na suala hilohilo , " External link

tuko Tuesday, April 20, 2021 3:28:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Let ODM also engage Machakos and Kitui counterparts - Governors Alfred Mutua and Charity Ngilu as we have previously held talks with the ODM party leader Raila Odinga as one team to join hands with the party for future political plans," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "I have listened to the voice of the people in the just concluded BBI Public Participation forums. Wananchi said the 15 % revenue allocation to counties had greatly transformed rural economies. In that regard, I wish to respect the will of the people and ask MCAs to do the same," External link

tuko Tuesday, February 23, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “We agreed that MCAs should respect the will of the people who endorsed the BBI amendment proposal from the recent Public Participation (PP) fora,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 22, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “You all know that I even went to court to stop the process of amending the constitution but because the majority of the people who elected me have shown willingness to support the document and my vote is just one, I have no choice but to align my wishes to that of the people,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 22, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Makueni residents were particularly impressed by the proposed 35 percent revenue allocation to counties, which they felt will double up development projects if managed properly by the subsequent county governments,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 22, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "I have listened to the voice of the people in the just concluded BBI Public Participation forums. Wananchi said the 15 percent revenue allocation to counties had greatly transformed rural economies. In that regard, I wish to respect the will of the people and ask MCAs to do the same," External link

tuko Monday, February 22, 2021 3:08:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana argues : “The amendment – whether by parliamentary or popular initiative - will be such that it is easy to discern whether the issue of the amendment requires or does not require to be subjected to a referendum based on Article 255 criteria,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "The ODM party and Raila Odinga have consistently supported persons with disability. He was very vocal on this in the 90s at Bomas. This I must say of him. Therefore his supporters must be extremely careful about what they say about PWDs," External link

tuko Monday, February 8, 2021 3:09:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana alisema : "Baba amekuwa akiwaunga mkono watu wanaoishi na changamoto za maumbile. Amekuwa akiwatetea kuanzia miaka ya 1990 kule Bomas. Kwa hivyo, wafuasi wake wanafaa kujichunga sana na wanachosema kuhusu wanaoshi na ulemavu, " External link

tuko Saturday, February 6, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Justice PJ Otieno has executed a coup d'etat against the Judiciary by beheading the Supreme Court,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 1, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "I will not be a candidate for Council of Governors elections. As a 2022 presidential candidate, I have been advised by my team that serving in the next CoG executive can constitute a conflict of interest. I thank my colleagues for the opportunity to serve as chief whip," External link

tuko Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:19:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Having looked at the proposals, it is clear political leadership has never been happy about the 2010 Constitution. I have heard some who believe the Constitution gives Kenyans too much freedom,” External link

standardmedia Monday, December 7, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “It makes it easy for the public to understand what issue is proposed to be amended and for the people to freely exercise their will on whether to support the amendment without being confused about having to choose between too many issues,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 2, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “BBI is about 2022, not change. All Kenyans who love their country must now lead the 'No' referendum campaign against BBI. I will be one among the number to the end,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 1, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Jubilee-ODM government does not facilitate a genuine national conversation on the proposed BBI law changes, I will be one among millions of Kenyans who oppose Handshake Constitution. Constitution 2010 must be saved and implemented fully," External link

tuko Tuesday, November 24, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about William Ruto ) : “I don’t think Ruto’s main agenda is to dish out wheelbarrows etc. He is trying to bond with youth. You see the Wheel Barrow game? Politics of Symbolism,” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, September 30, 2020 5:23:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about William Ruto ) : “I don't think Ruto's main agenda is to dish out wheelbarrows etc. He is trying to bond with youth. You see the Wheel Barrow game? Politics of Symbolism,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 30, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Deep State ) : "We ought to be careful about what we call the deep state because there is the State, which is provided for by the constitution and is enshrined in the law," "If you work outside that framework, that becomes illegal. Baptising wrongdoers as the deep state is something I do not accept if or when I become president," External link

tuko Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "He was more interested in developing the country’s economy, not stealing from it. He found an economy on its knees, set up structures, came up with Vision 2030 and initiated public service reforms," External link

tuko Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:03:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “This is more than what national government is doing now through e-procurement and Integrated Financial Management Information Systems (Ifmis). In these two, you can’t see all the activities but in ours, you see everything including who won which tender and how much was paid,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Let us seize this moment and transform our procurement. I am writing to the President and my fellow governors to ask them to adopt this system. If we want to walk the talk, this is the real deal,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “We have done this at our level but we are liaising with the registrar of companies so that in future, before we give you a contract, we should be able to verify the real directors of the company so that we know the beneficiaries,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 6, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Despite the enforcement of the public procurement reforms, there is still loss of public funds that pose a great danger to sustainable economic development. There is corruption and poor service delivery and this is what the system is changing as it creates total transparency and accountability,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 4, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Despite the enforcement of the public procurement reforms, there is still loss of public funds that pose a great danger to sustainable economic development. There is corruption and poor service delivery and this is what the system is changing as it creates total transparency and accountability,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 4, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “You cannot run a government without money because you cannot cheat people that you are offering services and there is really nothing that you are offering. So it is upon the senate to rise up to the occasion and free this country from this stalemate,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 4, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about William Ruto ) : “But when you hear some say I am Ruto’s project and others are saying I am Uhuru’s project, know that they are afraid of my candidature, they know how strong I am,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana told : "We don't intend to stigmatise them but because it is a directive from the national government, we will have to enforce it," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana announced : “I am available, ready and willing to be Wanjiku's President. Will go all the way to the Ballot Box with Wanjiku in 2022. We must ensure devolution works for our communities,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 26, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “These stadia will be a boost to our youths’ talents and that is what the president wants to the Kenyan youth,” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 15, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "We have lost a great leader. May his soul rest in peace," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “We have successfully employed the multi-agency approach involving health, county reinforcement officers, police, the national administration officers and that is the reason we have gone this far without a coronavirus case,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 24, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “The voice of the teacher is heard in the community, so I urge you to talk to everybody including students who are at home on what they should do to curb the spread of the virus,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “We cannot commit for other people. We need to consult the other officers otherwise it will be unprocedural to make a decision for them,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 27, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "It's important to note that this pandemic is not a joke. Let's adhere to the given orders, sanitize and avoid unnecessary travelling and if possible stay at home," "It has reached a point where its no longer a plea but a command to make sure that our people are safe from this pandemic" External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 23, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “It is sad for Wiper to hoodwink the people of Makueni, the larger Ukambàni and Kenya in general that it intends to hold a BBI rally in Makuèni county. No BBI rally has been held in the name of any political party up to now,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana told : “When the time comes for grassroots BBI sensitisation activities and the referendum campaign, all will be free to host as many meetings as is necessary to demonstrate genuine support,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “No BBI rally has been held in the name of any political party up to now. The authentic Ukambani BBI rally was held in Kitui where we read and presented our resolutions to the BBI task force,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 6, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana told ( about Kalonzo Musyoka ) : “What I am telling the Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka is that we have had a BBI rally here in Wote and the other one in Kitui town. If he plans to hold another one, let him go and do it elsewhere,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 17, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Daniel Arap Moi ) : “Moi contributed much in primary, secondary and university education. He started universities and it is worthy to note that he used several leaders from the grassroots to identify various problems affecting such regions,” External link

standardmedia Friday, February 7, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana notes : “the idea is to ensure that we have a robust campaign to ensure that the Sh5 billion that we should make from our mangoes is attained and pocketed by farmers” External link

businessdailyafrica Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:51:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “We want a crop development master plan to secure our farmers during a bumper harvest. We want a review of the SGRF to include Ndengu(grams),” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 1, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Even those who are joining the BBI late should be accepted unconditionally,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, January 26, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Esther Kimani ) : “Damage to the mangoes by fruit fly which has been reported to range from 40 to 80 per cent, resulting in increased cost of production, low-quality fruits and post-harvest losses. This is a loss of as much as Sh50 billion per year," Kimani said. She spoke in a Nairobi hotel while announcing a campaign to eradicate fruit flies. The campaign has been started to eradicate mango fruit fly to help lift the ban on exports. It will be implemented in Makueni and Kitui counties by the mango Technical Working Group, which comprises plant service and other government departments, donor organisations, mango traders, researchers, innovators and the private sector. The two-year Komesha Fruit Fly campaign will be launched on January 22 in Makueni county. The PS said the pest-free area in Makueni targets 7,500 households under phase 1, covering about 3,000 hectares. Agriculture PS Boga said there will be at least one modern packing house fitted with hot water treatment equipment, certification of mango farms and produce, capacity building of stakeholders in the mango value chain; development of modern mango collection centres in every ward and creation of a modern open-air market facility for local marketing of mangoes and other fresh produce. Kimani said the campaign is expected increased mango exports by 30 per cent in the first year. "Through this campaign, the county is also engaging cooperatives and other players to enforce good agricultural practices with a view to producing quality fruits that are disease-free,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 20, 2020 12:43:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Our industry in Makueni selects the best fruits and when some fruits are rejected, the farmers record losses. Therefore, it is not only about the international market but we also need our industries to process quality fruits and locals to eat pest-free fruits,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, January 19, 2020 1:17:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Kalonzo Musyoka ) : "Ukambani politics has become a Tower of Babel..Kalonzo tells us to go this way, Muthama that way. Each expects we shall follow without questioning," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 28, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "The clergy did not endorse anybody at Yatta. They went to deliver a prophetic message. We need to move away from politics of personality cults to politics of people's transformation," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 28, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Let the Kenyan people including Kambas for a change be at the forefront of shaping the New Politics. Let them help develop or crowdsource the ideas they want a political party to champion," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 28, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana added : "Let us also be part of establishing new political democratic formations which serve us and not merely individuals. And above all let us think Kenya first and our regions second. Real national unity will be the unity of purpose of all Kenyan peoples," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 28, 2019 4:23:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana told : “It would be pointless for the governors to continue pushing for an independent referendum,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 30, 2019 8:55:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “We are ready to walk with Raila on this path. We will do what it takes to ensure the handshake succeeds. Anything outside the handshake should be treated with the contempt it deserves,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, November 17, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “My experience from Makueni tells me I have what it takes to govern all the other counties combined and inflame development ideologies that have never been witnessed before,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 14, 2019 8:33:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Thorough investigations should be done to establish what exactly caused the accident. These should be the last deaths at the ferry," External link

tuko Sunday, October 20, 2019 8:00:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "I even went a step further to call the PAC chair in the same regard and explained. My deputy was ready to step in and represent us accompanied by our finance team," External link

tuko Friday, September 20, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana declared ( about Kalonzo Musyoka ) : “Let them go ahead and oust me because I'm ready for a by-election and what they should know is that Wiper has weakened in Makueni and by 2022, there will be no such party in this County, also, Kalonzo is no longer popular,” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, September 4, 2019 1:02:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana told : “I am vying for the presidency in 2022 and all stories you here from Ukambani are total lies,” External link

kenyan-post Monday, September 2, 2019 4:18:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "This is a project which as a government we shall embrace whole- heartedly as it will go a long way in addressing youth unemployment," External link

standardmedia Monday, August 26, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "Under the program 4,743 residents have been trained on basic digital skills while 120 youth were trained on advanced ICT skills," External link

standardmedia Monday, August 26, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana added ( about Joe Mucheru ) : "I call on the Cabinet Secretary for Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology Joe Mucheru to help grow capacities in counties to empower the youth with digital skills," External link

standardmedia Monday, August 26, 2019 12:58:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “The current crop of ward representatives has done a good job and should be re-elected,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, August 25, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "We are all involved in this devolution, be it the political class or the church at large. Therefore, [with regard to] these political winds of amending the Constitution, the church should come on the frontline and give proper guidelines," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 24, 2019 3:12:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about William Ruto ) : “One thing that I know is that any politician or Kenyan who thinks that you (Ruto) can be taken for granted, or who thinks that you don’t matter they are wrong, and am saying this boldly because am a constitutional lawyer, a political analyst and also a politician,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, August 20, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “I was planning to go and take care of my grandchildren upon completing my term but have seen Kenyans want me to be in the race and I will do so,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, August 20, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana stated ( about Raila Odinga ) : “I wish you could also sit with Raila. That would send a good message to the country. A conversation with Raila will ensure you’re part of the next government as much as it will unite the country,” External link

kenya-today Friday, August 16, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said ( about William Ruto ) : “Any leader who thinks you (Ruto) do not matter , who thinks that you can be taken for granted, I think they are wrong,” External link

tuko Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : “Those who take you for granted and think that you do not matter are very wrong. Yes. They are very wrong, and I can say that boldly because I am a constitutional, political analyst and a politician for that matter. I know your capability,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, August 15, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana said : "I wish you could also sit with Raila. That will send a good message to the country," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 15, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Kivutha Kibwana alisema : “Inafika wakati ambapo utajiri hauna maana yoyote na ari ya kusaidia jamii inachukua mkondo. Hiyo ndiyo sababu nafanya siasa zangu kama huduma,” External link

tuko Friday, August 9, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
governor60.71%EN12/06/201606/12/2016
professor7.14%EN12/06/201606/12/2016
ministro17.86%PT01/03/200803/01/2008
minister7.14%SL10/16/200616/10/2006
minister7.14%EN10/16/200616/10/2006
Names Lang Count
Kivutha KibwanaEN99.56%
Kivutha KibwanaSA0.44%


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William Ruto alisema ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : "Tunashirikiana na uongozi ambao Kivutha Kibwana amedhihirisha kwa kukubali kufanya kazi nasi katika kuendeleza ajenda ya maendeleo ya nchi yetu. Gavana wa Makueni atajiunga na timu ya wanasheria wa Kenya Kwanza katika ombi linaloendelea la uchaguzi wa urais," External link

tuko Tuesday, August 23, 2022 10:38:00 PM EAT

William Ruto said ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : "We associate with the leadership that Kivutha Kibwana, he has manifested in agreeing to work with us in furthering our country’s development agenda," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 23, 2022 6:23:00 PM EAT

William Ruto said ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : "We associate with the leadership that Prof. Kibwana has manifested in agreeing to work with us in furthering our country’s development agenda," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 23, 2022 6:23:00 PM EAT

William Ruto said ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : "We associate with the leadership that Kivutha Kibwana has manifested in agreeing to work with us in furthering our country’s development agenda. The Makueni Governor will join the Kenya Kwanza legal team in the ongoing presidential election petition," External link

tuko Tuesday, August 23, 2022 4:00:00 PM EAT

William Ruto said ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : "We associate with the leadership that Kivutha Kibwana has manifested in agreeing to work with us in furthering our country’s development agenda. The Makueni Governor will join the Kenya Kwanza legal team in the ongoing presidential election petition," External link

tuko Tuesday, August 23, 2022 3:05:00 PM EAT

Mutula Kilonzo stated ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : “I want to tell my governor Kivutha Kibwana, if you close level 4 hospitals in Makueni, we will impeach you. It is an impeachable offence for any governor to take instructions from another governor and shutdown hospitals,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Chirau Ali Mwakwere said ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : “Ukambani just like other regions in the country is solidly behind our party leader. He (Kibwana) moved a long time ago but choices have consequences,” “He has a constitutional right to stay or leave” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Boniface Mwangi said ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : "With Kenya's next President, Governor Kivutha Kibwana in New York city. He flew all the way alone, no Personal Assistant, no bodyguard, true servant leadership," External link

tuko Thursday, September 26, 2019 9:53:00 AM EAT

Mutula Kilonzo stated ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : “Kivutha Kibwana was hosting Ruto in Turkana not in Makueni. He doesn’t need to soil his good reputation by getting into the murky waters of the presidential election,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, August 22, 2019 11:22:00 AM EAT

Kalonzo Musyoka said ( about Kivutha Kibwana ) : “Prof Kibwana will now become a normal party member but will remain a Wiper governor unless he resigns and seek fresh mandate on his Muungano Party,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, July 28, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT