Irungu Kang

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Irungu Kang said : "Even if it takes us many days and many weeks to give the best outcome, I think we should wait for that outcome," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 2, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Ni mojawapo wa hadithi za kipekee. Kwa wakati mmoja nilikuwa nimekataliwa chuoni na sasa nitakuwa nikifuzu na shahada ya uzamifu, " External link

tuko Wednesday, September 2, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Tufungueni shule. Msambao wa virusi vya corona umeenda chini. Gharama ya kufungwa kwa shule inazidi kuwa kubwa," External link

tuko Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We will wait for as long as we can because we just don’t want to hasten the process, but we want to arrive at the best possible solution for all counties,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 25, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Former leadership of Senate had deliberately refused to remedy the unfairness of the formula. They had that opportunity during consideration of second generation formula but failed to do so,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “It politicised me when I saw the injustice that has been visited for many years upon the back people…that made me become a little bit militant politically,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 17, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Kuna maseneta kutoka Bonde la Ufa ambao wanapinga mswada huo licha ya kuwa kaunti zao zitafaidika. Wanafanya hivyo mradi tu eneo la Mt Kenya lisifaidike, " External link

tuko Sunday, August 16, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “This is the first time ever since the divisions formed that both factions have worked together,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 3, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang warned : “We now know who supports and who doesn’t support the ‘one man, one shilling, one vote’ ideavery soon, as a party, we will crack the whip,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "If for any reason the Bill does not sail through, then we might have to reconsider our stand on the BBI," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 1, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang says : “I was raised among the people and my parents were very humble. They worked as mechanics mingling with the common folk without any class distinction. They imparted strong Christian ethics that guide me up to date,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 1, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “For the first time since divisions in the party started, 16 senators from both factions came together to support the formula out of the 22 that were for the adoption of the formula,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “In Kakamega, the county government has built the best referral hospital in Western region. They need this project. In Nairobi, areas like Mathare, Githurai and other areas need clean water and other services,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “I talked with my colleagues to see the remedy that we can put in place to ensure they do not lose money. I decided to come up with this motion to now further amend this so that they extend the effective date to 2022-2023,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Peter Kenneth ) : “Yes indeed we should not politic. However, we will still have some preference concerning how we would like 2022 to pan out. Peter Kenneth is my personal friend and if he succeeds in his agenda I will be happy,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 27, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We shall bite the bullet. There shall be no more adjournment of the debate. We shall reconsider BBI if we lose the vote. If the government loses vote, BBI collapses,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 26, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “On Tuesday, if senators from Nyanza, Coast and Northern Kenya gang up against the proposal on the revenue sharing, we shall consider the proposals spelled out in the BBI,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 26, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang added : “If you support BBI, you should also be part of the proposal on the revenue sharing formula, if there is no sinister motive,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 26, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We intend to have a meeting with the new House [NA] leadership. This will be one item under the discussion,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 20, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We shall schedule the business if, either we have consensus or we have decided senators should now make a decision. We are yet to make either of the decisions,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 20, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “There is need for partnerships with American companies after the implementation of the Free Trade Agreement between Kenya and the US, where cooperatives would be helped by companies such as Delmonte in value addition,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 13, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Those days are gone. We have come a long way to accept divisions of this kind. Take it from me, Jubilee under the leadership of President Kenyatta will crush those small parties like something else. The owners will wish they listened to us,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Essentially, Ruto is the past. And the sooner his remnant of allies in our region come to terms with this, the better for them. We are glad that they are beginning to realise that they are backing the wrong horse. We are ready to cautiously welcome them back to the fold,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “To maximize the benefits, we will need value addition. Such an arrangement would be a win-win for the company, locals and the country,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “The matter is under investigation to ascertain facts. So far, we have conflicting information on what really transpired,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : “Changes in the Cabinet are inevitable and that will definitely happen,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 3, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “We simply gave a recommendation to the House. The actual decision on whether it will be conducted by plenary or committee is for the plenary to make. The most important thing is to ensure the Senate’s process is objective, free and fair to both parties. We want the best for Kirinyaga,” External link

standardmedia Friday, June 12, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We will get all these fellows behind the president in a matter of days. It is no longer a question of if but when. Some of them are beginning to confess how they were misled but we have no problem allowing them back into the fold,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, June 10, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “The Senate is an independent arm of the government. It shall deal with the matter in a free and fair manner. This is not the time to render a verdict on such a motion before it is tabled on the floor of the house. But I assure all parties a fair verdict will be rendered,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 10, 2020 9:10:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Changes in the Cabinet are inevitable and that will definitely happen within three weeks,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 8, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The government’s agenda cannot be achieved by officials who do not support it. Their removal is necessary,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 8, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Deputy Speaker ) : "Those inquiring about tomorrow's (Tuesday) Senate Deputy Speaker's election. All contestants are very capable and qualified," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 2, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Deputy Speaker ) : "Those inquiring about tomorrow's Senate Deputy Speakers election. All contestants are very capable and qualified," External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 1, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Those who defy the party, disrespect the party leader will be punished in accordance with the law,” External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Those who defy the party, disrespect the party leader will be punished in accordance with the law,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We don’t intend to recall our PSC commissioner,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We shall meet soon to unveil the changes, hopefully by Tuesday. We shall not undertake ethnic profiling, hence, some of those that voted against [the motion to remove Kindiki] may survive. But some will definitely face sanctions,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "I do not have to give evidence why I moved the motion. There was a meeting scheduled on May 11; it happened that we sent a notice to various senators and Kindiki did not attend," External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 22, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “By not attending the State House meeting that was a Parliamentary Group meeting, the party lost confidence in the deputy speaker,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 22, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The deputy speaker was forced to rescind his decision when the Minority Leader raised a point of order the following day. He did that knowing well that the President and the party leader is passionate about transferring functions to the national government,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 22, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We will continue to punish those who go against the party constitution and the Political Parties’ Act. All I am doing is to enforce the party discipline and I am under instructions from the party members,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 22, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “He is among the senators who did not attend that parliamentary group meeting at State House and no reason was given for that non-attendance. We followed up asking for that reason or even a written apology but it was not forthcoming,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “We shall be reconstituting committees at the Senate to dewhip senators who have been defying party leader President Uhuru Kenyatta's efforts to unite the country,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “He is busy building roads. He is busy doing cash transfers to the elderly. He is busy fighting corona. As to secret cards and dynamic talk, those are issues that he cannot involve himself in. Let’s wait for 2022, he will immerse himself in politics and give directions,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “A referendum needs money. About Sh10 billion ought to be set aside for the exercise. The economy may go on recession so there will be no money for a referendum,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, March 29, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “President Kenyatta is the party leader. Let us await for his direction. The country is still mourning. It was very good on the part of the secretary-general to hold the meeting in abeyance until further notice,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 17, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang added : “I cannot comment further on the matter, I’m awaiting for the President’s signal,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 17, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “President Kenyatta is the party leader. Let us await for his direction. The country is still mourning. It was very good on the part of the secretary-general to hold the meeting in abeyance until further notice,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang added : “I cannot comment further on the matter, I’m awaiting for the President’s signal,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The world is happy with the efforts to unite ethnic communities. The world is happy with the fight against graft, which was only possible due to the handshake,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang noted : “I want to urge my colleagues that they should not expect favours if they show disrespect to the President. He is the one in command and the unity of the country revolves around him. They should not go about badmouthing the symbol of national unity,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 3, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We believe the more Senators dealing with this matter the better,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We believe the more Senators dealing with this matter the better,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, January 22, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The whole Senate should be given an opportunity to contribute on this matter than a report of a small committee. We believe the more senators dealing with this matter the better,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “I see all major protagonists in our party seeing the larger picture of putting the country first and realising their interests lie in holding off any fights for now,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 5, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Jubilee leaders will now line [up] behind the President because they do not want to cross his line, having seen the fate of those politicians countering the President’s agenda. I see a cohesive party strongly aligned to the President’s vision,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “When he was the mayor of Nairobi, he mobilised the people of Murang’a to come and invest in Nairobi, until some sections of the city became synonymous with investors from Murang’a,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 23, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang complained ( about Kenneth Matiba ) : “Our plea to both the Judiciary and the Attorney-General to have the case hastened did not bear fruit. This is despite the fact that he filed his case earlier than most of those who have since received compensation, including Kenneth Matiba,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 23, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “As a lawyer and a senator who supports the President, I will read it and explain it to the people in layman's language its contents and benefits to the public” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema ( about Rais Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "Tuliongea na Rais kupitia simu na akanihakikishia kuwa atazuru Murang'a. Nilimwalika wakati tulikuwa Ikulu na Askofu Karanu kupokea basi la shule ya Mukangu," External link

tuko Sunday, November 10, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about The Deputy ) : “We have huge development projects and others are in the pipeline. The President will worship at a church near the proposed dual-carriage highway that will start next month,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 9, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "We shall get lower allocation of county funds because the population factor is vital in resource allocation. Some constituencies now risk being dissolved," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 5, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "Ideally, bailing on your child is also defaulting and therefore the bill proposes CRB to rank the irresponsible higher compared to defaulting on a loan," External link

tuko Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "Ideally, bailing on your child is also defaulting and therefore the bill proposes CRB to rank the irresponsible higher compared to defaulting on a loan," External link

tuko Tuesday, October 29, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Italy has constant electoral cycles but it's a strong democracy. So I disagree that the referendum drive will affect our development. That which we lose by being a divided society is more than what we can spend to rectify the problem,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 23, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang added ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “It depends on what directions he (Kenyatta) gives. If he supports the elections and wants Jubilee to hold them, we will have successful grassroot elections. But if he doesn’t approve holding of the polls, then certainly there will be no elections,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 13, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “We’ll have officials that respect authority and support President Uhuru [Kenyatta]’s Big Four agenda. He is doing a fantastic job in fixing roads, improving healthcare and extending power lines, and that needs to be augmented by a calm political environment,” External link

nation-ke Friday, October 11, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Boeing should not use the gift to influence the jury in any way. The methods used to disburse the funds should be disclosed and done in a legitimate way,” External link

waltainfo Tuesday, October 8, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : "The gift from Boeing is welcome as long as it does not have strings attached to it," External link

allafrica Monday, September 30, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang told : "We did appear before a judge on June 17 for a status conference. All lawyers representing various victims were present. During that status conference, the lawyer for Boeing made a settlement offer," External link

allafrica Monday, September 30, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "We are happy with that ruling by the judge. We shall soon commence the disclosure processes -- that is, parties exchanging various documents that they may be having. After that, a hearing date will be fixed by court," External link

allafrica Monday, September 30, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang told : "The gift from Boeing is welcome as long as it does not have strings attached to it," External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : "The gift from Boeing is welcome as long as it does not have strings attached to it," External link

theCitizen Tuesday, September 24, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : "The gift from Boeing is welcome as long as it does not have strings attached to it," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:08:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang explained ( about Ken Okoth ) : “The late Ken Okoth was my friend. That’s why I will be supporting his brother (to win the by-elections) because he has been working in Kibra for long and is the best-placed person to continue the legacy. It’s a bit of a sentimental decision,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, September 17, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Mr Nyoro’s charges have been dropped unconditionally. He will not be presented to court after successfully negotiating with government officials,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "The Sheng we used in our days is different from what we are using nowadays. Even with the kind of music played by our young generation depends on the audience," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 31, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "If a county has more people then that county receives more funds," "If we don't boost numbers in our rural areas thus funds will not get to the people thus no development in these areas" External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 20, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We are concerned. The future of the two constituencies hangs in the balance due to low population as they will likely be merged,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 19, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “We appeared before a judge on June 17 for a status conference. All lawyers representing various victims were present. During that status conference, the lawyer for Boeing made a settlement offer,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 5, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We are happy with that ruling by the judge. We shall soon commence the disclosure processes — that is, parties exchanging various documents that they may be having. After that, a hearing date will be fixed by the court,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 5, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The case is of huge impact because it is going to change the history of the aviation industry. It is going to make people who make planes more responsible, so that whenever you are travelling, you don’t fear that maybe the manufacturer has something which is wrong,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 5, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang explained : “The American legal system has the jury system element, meaning you have a judge whose work is to shepherd the legal processes, but ultimately the final verdict is rendered by the jury,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 5, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If you pursue justice, the company will think twice because this is a case that has high potential of serving as an example to many other people who lose their loved ones in such circumstances and they do not know where to start from,” External link

kenyastar Monday, June 3, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If you pursue justice, the company will think twice because this is a case that has high potential of serving as an example to many other people who lose their loved ones in such circumstances and they do not know where to start from,” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 3, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If you pursue justice, the company will think twice because this is a case that has high potential of serving as an example to many other people who lose their loved ones in such circumstances and they do not know where to start from,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, June 2, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "The Chief Justice cannot purport to legislate while sitting on the bench, he is going beyond his duties as the CJ and we ought to remind him," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 21, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang akasema ( about David Maraga ) : “Maraga hafai kudai kuwa anatunga sheria, kazi ambayo inatekelezwa na wabunge ilhali yeye ni jaji. Nitatumia kila mbinu kuhakikisha anajiuzulu kwa sababu mapendekezo anayoyatoa kuhusu dhuluma za kimapenzi inazorotesha maadili katika familia. Inasikitisha anaunga mkono kupunguzwa kwa umri wa ngono ilhali inafaa kuongezwa hadi miaka 22,” External link

mwananchi Monday, May 20, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Chair let me say this because my name has been mentioned by the governor. The things I have said could only be malicious if I spoke before these documents were generated. It is true I did a press conference but I strictly concentrated o the issues that the auditor general had raised. Therefore, it is not a political battle neither is it malicious,” External link

capitalfm Friday, May 17, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “We have laid several complaints. The damages sought are based on the nature of injuries the family of the plaintiff got and the loss of support to heirs and beneficiaries. Other damages are based on the sorrow, pain and emotional loss, loss of companionship and guidance, economic losses and damages associated with grief,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 2, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Ethiopian Airlines ) : “The estate has suffered substantial loss and thus makes claim for all damages available to it under applicable law, including economic losses, loss of support to heirs, pecuniary losses, loss of companionship and loss of guidance, loss of consortium, loss of advice, and loss of society. There is also compensation for grief, sorrow, mental suffering and anguish, as well as pain and suffering and emotional distress,” “As of now, it’s only one client that has agreed to have details and identities disclosed for the case. The main fight in this case is with Boeing because all reports made so far from the Ethiopian crash point to their negligence,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 2, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “We have laid several complaints. The damages sought are based on the nature of injuries the family of the plaintiff got and the loss of support to heirs and beneficiaries. Other damages are based on the sorrow, pain and emotional loss, loss of companionship and guidance, economic losses and damages associated with grief,” External link

kenyastar Tuesday, April 30, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Ethiopian Airlines ) : “The estate has suffered substantial loss and thus makes claim for all damages available to it under applicable law, including economic losses, loss of support to heirs, pecuniary losses, loss of companionship and loss of guidance, loss of consortium, loss of advice, and loss of society. There is also compensation for grief, sorrow, mental suffering and anguish, as well as pain and suffering and emotional distress,” “As of now, it’s only one client that has agreed to have details and identities disclosed for the case. The main fight in this case is with Boeing because all reports made so far from the Ethiopian crash point to their negligence,” External link

kenyastar Tuesday, April 30, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “We have laid several complaints. The damages sought are based on the nature of injuries the family of the plaintiff got and the loss of support to heirs and beneficiaries. Other damages are based on the sorrow, pain and emotional loss, loss of companionship and guidance, economic losses and damages associated with grief,” External link

nation-ke Monday, April 29, 2019 1:00:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Ethiopian Airlines ) : “The estate has suffered substantial loss and thus makes claim for all damages available to it under applicable law, including economic losses, loss of support to heirs, pecuniary losses, loss of companionship and loss of guidance, loss of consortium, loss of advice, and loss of society. There is also compensation for grief, sorrow, mental suffering and anguish, as well as pain and suffering and emotional distress,” “As of now, it’s only one client that has agreed to have details and identities disclosed for the case. The main fight in this case is with Boeing because all reports made so far from the Ethiopian crash point to their negligence,” External link

nation-ke Monday, April 29, 2019 1:00:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If you can prove negligence that is it , when you look at preliminary reports it appears the crash and the one that happened in Asia there is a correlation and we can use this against the manufacturer,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, April 4, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “We have not received instructions from the party leader Uhuru Kenyatta for such a move. Therefore we are not party to it,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 26, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The President is acting with the realisation that he must cultivate a positive legacy before he exits from power by 2022,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, February 3, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If one disperses powers, it is hoped there will be no incentive for competitive presidential politics. However, I disagree with this thesis because power must repose in a certain seat, call it prime minister or whatever, and this will lure ethnic politics as well,” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 28, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang noted : “Even parliamentary democracies are driven by ethnicity. Ethnically-divided societies employ two remedies — consociational and centripetal models. The first one is essentially entrenched in power echelons, a grand coalition of all key parties like in Kenya between 2007-2013, while the second gives politicians an incentive to moderate,” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 28, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Article 138(4), instead of 50 per cent plus one winning threshold for presidency, I propose we enhance it to a supermajority of 60 per cent. This will compel candidates to have a larger winning cross-ethnic coalition. The current provision has caused the country to be split almost into two equal halves,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 15, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Moses Kuria ) : “Mr Kuria, aiming to be the next Kikuyu kingpin, wants to malign President Kenyatta so as to get the opportunity. He will not succeed in his mission,” External link

nation-ke Friday, January 4, 2019 9:55:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Central Kenya voice is Uhuru Kenyatta, no one else. He has not given us any order that we withdraw our support from DP. Uhuru being the beginning and the end of central Kenya politics,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 31, 2018 6:40:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Those are his personal views. The jubilee party still supports Ruto for President and this can only be altered by Uhuru Kenyatta. Central region strongly supports Ruto over Raila or anyone else,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 29, 2018 5:37:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Central Kenya voice is Uhuru Kenyatta, no one else. He has not given us any order that we withdraw our support from DP. Uhuru being the beginning and the end of central Kenya politics,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 29, 2018 10:22:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Those are his personal views. The jubilee party still supports Ruto for President and this can only be altered by Uhuru Kenyatta. Central region strongly supports Ruto over Raila or anyone else,” External link

nation-ke Friday, December 28, 2018 10:57:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Change can only be altered by the President as Mt Kenya region strongly supports Ruto over Raila Odinga and any other presidential candidate,” External link

standardmedia Friday, December 28, 2018 12:28:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "During such occasions the governor should be leading the county residents because the events are national holidays," External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 13, 2018 10:36:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “In these forums a county government can explain to people it’s development agenda, while we MPs detail projects expected from the national government,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 13, 2018 12:42:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "During such occasions the governor should be leading the county residents because the events are national holidays," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 12, 2018 5:31:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Kembi Gitura ) : "Kembi is being hypocritical. Why is he now saying he will work with Wairia yet he has been saying I should not be elected because I am friends with Wairia," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 3, 2017 2:36:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang says : “You should always be wary of people who give too much. It should raise your eyebrows that they may be stealing to sustain their giving habits. But I do not advocate leaders be selfish,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 26, 2017 12:09:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “I believe in the best leadership in any position no matter the circumstances,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 25, 2017 9:21:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If the senator does not have the heart to assist the needy, then he should let those willing do so without criticism,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 22, 2016 3:45:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The governor has an independent mandate which is derived directly from the people. Essentially, this means that the governor’s projects do not need to be vetted by either the senator or the woman representative,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 22, 2016 11:17:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “I think this group here, we be taken and talk to the President and we tell him we love him and we shall counter Raila Odinga. As people of Murang’a we cannot act as suicide bombers, who kill everyone and then kill themselves. For as we are only interested in certain issues and once those issues are sorted out we say Jubilee Tosha na Tuko Pamoja,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 17, 2016 9:14:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If Somalia wins based on the principal it is asserting, Kenya may be compelled to sue Tanzania to apply the same principle which can be detrimental to the whole Horn of Africa situation,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 22, 2016 4:40:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Now that Raila has failed to declare Kalonzo Tosha as we all expected, then why should Kambas not vote for Jubilee? I am asking you to join JP as this is now the best option,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 13, 2016 7:11:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We want to know whether there is an injunction or a court order barring processes of registration,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, July 11, 2016 11:03:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "A person who, while being a member of a political party, promotes the ideology, interests or policies of another political party, shall, notwithstanding the provisions of subsection 1 or the provisions of any other written law, be deemed to have resigned from the previous political party," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 29, 2016 7:30:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The President was able to convince us not to paralyse operations of the government over the wrongs of the judiciary,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, June 26, 2016 1:54:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “The court should also take judicial notice that Ms Miano had been arrested and released by court. She is also not a flight risk as she has cooperated with the police since she was arrested,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, June 23, 2016 3:02:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "The payment is to act as an incentive to tea and coffee farmers in order to boost production of the said crops. The Bill also intends to boost production of tea and coffee by farmers through the incentive hence increased returns to farmers," External link

allafrica Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:50:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The payment is to act as an incentive to tea and coffee farmers in order to boost production of the said crops. The Bill also intends to boost production of tea and coffee by farmers through the incentive hence increased returns to farmers,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:20:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The payment is to act as an incentive to tea and coffee farmers in order to boost the production of the said crops. The Bill also intends to boost production of tea and coffee by farmers through the incentive hence increased returns to farmers,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, June 20, 2016 10:16:00 PM EAT



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Irungu Kang said : "Even if it takes us many days and many weeks to give the best outcome, I think we should wait for that outcome," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 2, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Ni mojawapo wa hadithi za kipekee. Kwa wakati mmoja nilikuwa nimekataliwa chuoni na sasa nitakuwa nikifuzu na shahada ya uzamifu, " External link

tuko Wednesday, September 2, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Tufungueni shule. Msambao wa virusi vya corona umeenda chini. Gharama ya kufungwa kwa shule inazidi kuwa kubwa," External link

tuko Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We will wait for as long as we can because we just don’t want to hasten the process, but we want to arrive at the best possible solution for all counties,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 25, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Former leadership of Senate had deliberately refused to remedy the unfairness of the formula. They had that opportunity during consideration of second generation formula but failed to do so,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:31:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “It politicised me when I saw the injustice that has been visited for many years upon the back people…that made me become a little bit militant politically,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 17, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Kuna maseneta kutoka Bonde la Ufa ambao wanapinga mswada huo licha ya kuwa kaunti zao zitafaidika. Wanafanya hivyo mradi tu eneo la Mt Kenya lisifaidike, " External link

tuko Sunday, August 16, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “This is the first time ever since the divisions formed that both factions have worked together,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 3, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang warned : “We now know who supports and who doesn’t support the ‘one man, one shilling, one vote’ ideavery soon, as a party, we will crack the whip,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "If for any reason the Bill does not sail through, then we might have to reconsider our stand on the BBI," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 1, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang says : “I was raised among the people and my parents were very humble. They worked as mechanics mingling with the common folk without any class distinction. They imparted strong Christian ethics that guide me up to date,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 1, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “For the first time since divisions in the party started, 16 senators from both factions came together to support the formula out of the 22 that were for the adoption of the formula,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “In Kakamega, the county government has built the best referral hospital in Western region. They need this project. In Nairobi, areas like Mathare, Githurai and other areas need clean water and other services,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 31, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “I talked with my colleagues to see the remedy that we can put in place to ensure they do not lose money. I decided to come up with this motion to now further amend this so that they extend the effective date to 2022-2023,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Peter Kenneth ) : “Yes indeed we should not politic. However, we will still have some preference concerning how we would like 2022 to pan out. Peter Kenneth is my personal friend and if he succeeds in his agenda I will be happy,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 27, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We shall bite the bullet. There shall be no more adjournment of the debate. We shall reconsider BBI if we lose the vote. If the government loses vote, BBI collapses,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 26, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “On Tuesday, if senators from Nyanza, Coast and Northern Kenya gang up against the proposal on the revenue sharing, we shall consider the proposals spelled out in the BBI,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 26, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang added : “If you support BBI, you should also be part of the proposal on the revenue sharing formula, if there is no sinister motive,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 26, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We intend to have a meeting with the new House [NA] leadership. This will be one item under the discussion,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 20, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We shall schedule the business if, either we have consensus or we have decided senators should now make a decision. We are yet to make either of the decisions,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 20, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “There is need for partnerships with American companies after the implementation of the Free Trade Agreement between Kenya and the US, where cooperatives would be helped by companies such as Delmonte in value addition,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 13, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Those days are gone. We have come a long way to accept divisions of this kind. Take it from me, Jubilee under the leadership of President Kenyatta will crush those small parties like something else. The owners will wish they listened to us,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Essentially, Ruto is the past. And the sooner his remnant of allies in our region come to terms with this, the better for them. We are glad that they are beginning to realise that they are backing the wrong horse. We are ready to cautiously welcome them back to the fold,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:21:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “To maximize the benefits, we will need value addition. Such an arrangement would be a win-win for the company, locals and the country,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, July 12, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “The matter is under investigation to ascertain facts. So far, we have conflicting information on what really transpired,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : “Changes in the Cabinet are inevitable and that will definitely happen,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 3, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “We simply gave a recommendation to the House. The actual decision on whether it will be conducted by plenary or committee is for the plenary to make. The most important thing is to ensure the Senate’s process is objective, free and fair to both parties. We want the best for Kirinyaga,” External link

standardmedia Friday, June 12, 2020 9:44:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We will get all these fellows behind the president in a matter of days. It is no longer a question of if but when. Some of them are beginning to confess how they were misled but we have no problem allowing them back into the fold,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, June 10, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “The Senate is an independent arm of the government. It shall deal with the matter in a free and fair manner. This is not the time to render a verdict on such a motion before it is tabled on the floor of the house. But I assure all parties a fair verdict will be rendered,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 10, 2020 9:10:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Changes in the Cabinet are inevitable and that will definitely happen within three weeks,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 8, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The government’s agenda cannot be achieved by officials who do not support it. Their removal is necessary,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 8, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Deputy Speaker ) : "Those inquiring about tomorrow's (Tuesday) Senate Deputy Speaker's election. All contestants are very capable and qualified," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 2, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Deputy Speaker ) : "Those inquiring about tomorrow's Senate Deputy Speakers election. All contestants are very capable and qualified," External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 1, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Those who defy the party, disrespect the party leader will be punished in accordance with the law,” External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Those who defy the party, disrespect the party leader will be punished in accordance with the law,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We don’t intend to recall our PSC commissioner,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We shall meet soon to unveil the changes, hopefully by Tuesday. We shall not undertake ethnic profiling, hence, some of those that voted against [the motion to remove Kindiki] may survive. But some will definitely face sanctions,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 26, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "I do not have to give evidence why I moved the motion. There was a meeting scheduled on May 11; it happened that we sent a notice to various senators and Kindiki did not attend," External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 22, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “By not attending the State House meeting that was a Parliamentary Group meeting, the party lost confidence in the deputy speaker,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 22, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The deputy speaker was forced to rescind his decision when the Minority Leader raised a point of order the following day. He did that knowing well that the President and the party leader is passionate about transferring functions to the national government,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 22, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We will continue to punish those who go against the party constitution and the Political Parties’ Act. All I am doing is to enforce the party discipline and I am under instructions from the party members,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 22, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “He is among the senators who did not attend that parliamentary group meeting at State House and no reason was given for that non-attendance. We followed up asking for that reason or even a written apology but it was not forthcoming,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “We shall be reconstituting committees at the Senate to dewhip senators who have been defying party leader President Uhuru Kenyatta's efforts to unite the country,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “He is busy building roads. He is busy doing cash transfers to the elderly. He is busy fighting corona. As to secret cards and dynamic talk, those are issues that he cannot involve himself in. Let’s wait for 2022, he will immerse himself in politics and give directions,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “A referendum needs money. About Sh10 billion ought to be set aside for the exercise. The economy may go on recession so there will be no money for a referendum,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, March 29, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “President Kenyatta is the party leader. Let us await for his direction. The country is still mourning. It was very good on the part of the secretary-general to hold the meeting in abeyance until further notice,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 17, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang added : “I cannot comment further on the matter, I’m awaiting for the President’s signal,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 17, 2020 5:42:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “President Kenyatta is the party leader. Let us await for his direction. The country is still mourning. It was very good on the part of the secretary-general to hold the meeting in abeyance until further notice,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang added : “I cannot comment further on the matter, I’m awaiting for the President’s signal,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The world is happy with the efforts to unite ethnic communities. The world is happy with the fight against graft, which was only possible due to the handshake,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang noted : “I want to urge my colleagues that they should not expect favours if they show disrespect to the President. He is the one in command and the unity of the country revolves around him. They should not go about badmouthing the symbol of national unity,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 3, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We believe the more Senators dealing with this matter the better,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We believe the more Senators dealing with this matter the better,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, January 22, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The whole Senate should be given an opportunity to contribute on this matter than a report of a small committee. We believe the more senators dealing with this matter the better,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “I see all major protagonists in our party seeing the larger picture of putting the country first and realising their interests lie in holding off any fights for now,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 5, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Jubilee leaders will now line [up] behind the President because they do not want to cross his line, having seen the fate of those politicians countering the President’s agenda. I see a cohesive party strongly aligned to the President’s vision,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, December 31, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “When he was the mayor of Nairobi, he mobilised the people of Murang’a to come and invest in Nairobi, until some sections of the city became synonymous with investors from Murang’a,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 23, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang complained ( about Kenneth Matiba ) : “Our plea to both the Judiciary and the Attorney-General to have the case hastened did not bear fruit. This is despite the fact that he filed his case earlier than most of those who have since received compensation, including Kenneth Matiba,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 23, 2019 11:31:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “As a lawyer and a senator who supports the President, I will read it and explain it to the people in layman's language its contents and benefits to the public” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema ( about Rais Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "Tuliongea na Rais kupitia simu na akanihakikishia kuwa atazuru Murang'a. Nilimwalika wakati tulikuwa Ikulu na Askofu Karanu kupokea basi la shule ya Mukangu," External link

tuko Sunday, November 10, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about The Deputy ) : “We have huge development projects and others are in the pipeline. The President will worship at a church near the proposed dual-carriage highway that will start next month,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 9, 2019 8:38:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "We shall get lower allocation of county funds because the population factor is vital in resource allocation. Some constituencies now risk being dissolved," External link

standardmedia Tuesday, November 5, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "Ideally, bailing on your child is also defaulting and therefore the bill proposes CRB to rank the irresponsible higher compared to defaulting on a loan," External link

tuko Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "Ideally, bailing on your child is also defaulting and therefore the bill proposes CRB to rank the irresponsible higher compared to defaulting on a loan," External link

tuko Tuesday, October 29, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Italy has constant electoral cycles but it's a strong democracy. So I disagree that the referendum drive will affect our development. That which we lose by being a divided society is more than what we can spend to rectify the problem,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 23, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang added ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “It depends on what directions he (Kenyatta) gives. If he supports the elections and wants Jubilee to hold them, we will have successful grassroot elections. But if he doesn’t approve holding of the polls, then certainly there will be no elections,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, October 13, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “We’ll have officials that respect authority and support President Uhuru [Kenyatta]’s Big Four agenda. He is doing a fantastic job in fixing roads, improving healthcare and extending power lines, and that needs to be augmented by a calm political environment,” External link

nation-ke Friday, October 11, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Boeing should not use the gift to influence the jury in any way. The methods used to disburse the funds should be disclosed and done in a legitimate way,” External link

waltainfo Tuesday, October 8, 2019 6:28:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : "The gift from Boeing is welcome as long as it does not have strings attached to it," External link

allafrica Monday, September 30, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang told : "We did appear before a judge on June 17 for a status conference. All lawyers representing various victims were present. During that status conference, the lawyer for Boeing made a settlement offer," External link

allafrica Monday, September 30, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "We are happy with that ruling by the judge. We shall soon commence the disclosure processes -- that is, parties exchanging various documents that they may be having. After that, a hearing date will be fixed by court," External link

allafrica Monday, September 30, 2019 8:45:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang told : "The gift from Boeing is welcome as long as it does not have strings attached to it," External link

businessdailyafrica Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : "The gift from Boeing is welcome as long as it does not have strings attached to it," External link

theCitizen Tuesday, September 24, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : "The gift from Boeing is welcome as long as it does not have strings attached to it," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:08:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang explained ( about Ken Okoth ) : “The late Ken Okoth was my friend. That’s why I will be supporting his brother (to win the by-elections) because he has been working in Kibra for long and is the best-placed person to continue the legacy. It’s a bit of a sentimental decision,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, September 17, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Mr Nyoro’s charges have been dropped unconditionally. He will not be presented to court after successfully negotiating with government officials,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "The Sheng we used in our days is different from what we are using nowadays. Even with the kind of music played by our young generation depends on the audience," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 31, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "If a county has more people then that county receives more funds," "If we don't boost numbers in our rural areas thus funds will not get to the people thus no development in these areas" External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 20, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We are concerned. The future of the two constituencies hangs in the balance due to low population as they will likely be merged,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 19, 2019 4:18:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “We appeared before a judge on June 17 for a status conference. All lawyers representing various victims were present. During that status conference, the lawyer for Boeing made a settlement offer,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 5, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We are happy with that ruling by the judge. We shall soon commence the disclosure processes — that is, parties exchanging various documents that they may be having. After that, a hearing date will be fixed by the court,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 5, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The case is of huge impact because it is going to change the history of the aviation industry. It is going to make people who make planes more responsible, so that whenever you are travelling, you don’t fear that maybe the manufacturer has something which is wrong,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 5, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang explained : “The American legal system has the jury system element, meaning you have a judge whose work is to shepherd the legal processes, but ultimately the final verdict is rendered by the jury,” External link

nation-ke Friday, July 5, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If you pursue justice, the company will think twice because this is a case that has high potential of serving as an example to many other people who lose their loved ones in such circumstances and they do not know where to start from,” External link

kenyastar Monday, June 3, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If you pursue justice, the company will think twice because this is a case that has high potential of serving as an example to many other people who lose their loved ones in such circumstances and they do not know where to start from,” External link

capitalfm Monday, June 3, 2019 6:47:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If you pursue justice, the company will think twice because this is a case that has high potential of serving as an example to many other people who lose their loved ones in such circumstances and they do not know where to start from,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, June 2, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "The Chief Justice cannot purport to legislate while sitting on the bench, he is going beyond his duties as the CJ and we ought to remind him," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 21, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang akasema ( about David Maraga ) : “Maraga hafai kudai kuwa anatunga sheria, kazi ambayo inatekelezwa na wabunge ilhali yeye ni jaji. Nitatumia kila mbinu kuhakikisha anajiuzulu kwa sababu mapendekezo anayoyatoa kuhusu dhuluma za kimapenzi inazorotesha maadili katika familia. Inasikitisha anaunga mkono kupunguzwa kwa umri wa ngono ilhali inafaa kuongezwa hadi miaka 22,” External link

mwananchi Monday, May 20, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Chair let me say this because my name has been mentioned by the governor. The things I have said could only be malicious if I spoke before these documents were generated. It is true I did a press conference but I strictly concentrated o the issues that the auditor general had raised. Therefore, it is not a political battle neither is it malicious,” External link

capitalfm Friday, May 17, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “We have laid several complaints. The damages sought are based on the nature of injuries the family of the plaintiff got and the loss of support to heirs and beneficiaries. Other damages are based on the sorrow, pain and emotional loss, loss of companionship and guidance, economic losses and damages associated with grief,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 2, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Ethiopian Airlines ) : “The estate has suffered substantial loss and thus makes claim for all damages available to it under applicable law, including economic losses, loss of support to heirs, pecuniary losses, loss of companionship and loss of guidance, loss of consortium, loss of advice, and loss of society. There is also compensation for grief, sorrow, mental suffering and anguish, as well as pain and suffering and emotional distress,” “As of now, it’s only one client that has agreed to have details and identities disclosed for the case. The main fight in this case is with Boeing because all reports made so far from the Ethiopian crash point to their negligence,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 2, 2019 4:29:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “We have laid several complaints. The damages sought are based on the nature of injuries the family of the plaintiff got and the loss of support to heirs and beneficiaries. Other damages are based on the sorrow, pain and emotional loss, loss of companionship and guidance, economic losses and damages associated with grief,” External link

kenyastar Tuesday, April 30, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Ethiopian Airlines ) : “The estate has suffered substantial loss and thus makes claim for all damages available to it under applicable law, including economic losses, loss of support to heirs, pecuniary losses, loss of companionship and loss of guidance, loss of consortium, loss of advice, and loss of society. There is also compensation for grief, sorrow, mental suffering and anguish, as well as pain and suffering and emotional distress,” “As of now, it’s only one client that has agreed to have details and identities disclosed for the case. The main fight in this case is with Boeing because all reports made so far from the Ethiopian crash point to their negligence,” External link

kenyastar Tuesday, April 30, 2019 1:20:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “We have laid several complaints. The damages sought are based on the nature of injuries the family of the plaintiff got and the loss of support to heirs and beneficiaries. Other damages are based on the sorrow, pain and emotional loss, loss of companionship and guidance, economic losses and damages associated with grief,” External link

nation-ke Monday, April 29, 2019 1:00:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Ethiopian Airlines ) : “The estate has suffered substantial loss and thus makes claim for all damages available to it under applicable law, including economic losses, loss of support to heirs, pecuniary losses, loss of companionship and loss of guidance, loss of consortium, loss of advice, and loss of society. There is also compensation for grief, sorrow, mental suffering and anguish, as well as pain and suffering and emotional distress,” “As of now, it’s only one client that has agreed to have details and identities disclosed for the case. The main fight in this case is with Boeing because all reports made so far from the Ethiopian crash point to their negligence,” External link

nation-ke Monday, April 29, 2019 1:00:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If you can prove negligence that is it , when you look at preliminary reports it appears the crash and the one that happened in Asia there is a correlation and we can use this against the manufacturer,” External link

theCitizen Thursday, April 4, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “We have not received instructions from the party leader Uhuru Kenyatta for such a move. Therefore we are not party to it,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 26, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The President is acting with the realisation that he must cultivate a positive legacy before he exits from power by 2022,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, February 3, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If one disperses powers, it is hoped there will be no incentive for competitive presidential politics. However, I disagree with this thesis because power must repose in a certain seat, call it prime minister or whatever, and this will lure ethnic politics as well,” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 28, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang noted : “Even parliamentary democracies are driven by ethnicity. Ethnically-divided societies employ two remedies — consociational and centripetal models. The first one is essentially entrenched in power echelons, a grand coalition of all key parties like in Kenya between 2007-2013, while the second gives politicians an incentive to moderate,” External link

nation-ke Monday, January 28, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Article 138(4), instead of 50 per cent plus one winning threshold for presidency, I propose we enhance it to a supermajority of 60 per cent. This will compel candidates to have a larger winning cross-ethnic coalition. The current provision has caused the country to be split almost into two equal halves,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 15, 2019 11:42:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Moses Kuria ) : “Mr Kuria, aiming to be the next Kikuyu kingpin, wants to malign President Kenyatta so as to get the opportunity. He will not succeed in his mission,” External link

nation-ke Friday, January 4, 2019 9:55:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Central Kenya voice is Uhuru Kenyatta, no one else. He has not given us any order that we withdraw our support from DP. Uhuru being the beginning and the end of central Kenya politics,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 31, 2018 6:40:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Those are his personal views. The jubilee party still supports Ruto for President and this can only be altered by Uhuru Kenyatta. Central region strongly supports Ruto over Raila or anyone else,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 29, 2018 5:37:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Central Kenya voice is Uhuru Kenyatta, no one else. He has not given us any order that we withdraw our support from DP. Uhuru being the beginning and the end of central Kenya politics,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 29, 2018 10:22:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Those are his personal views. The jubilee party still supports Ruto for President and this can only be altered by Uhuru Kenyatta. Central region strongly supports Ruto over Raila or anyone else,” External link

nation-ke Friday, December 28, 2018 10:57:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Change can only be altered by the President as Mt Kenya region strongly supports Ruto over Raila Odinga and any other presidential candidate,” External link

standardmedia Friday, December 28, 2018 12:28:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "During such occasions the governor should be leading the county residents because the events are national holidays," External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 13, 2018 10:36:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “In these forums a county government can explain to people it’s development agenda, while we MPs detail projects expected from the national government,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, December 13, 2018 12:42:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "During such occasions the governor should be leading the county residents because the events are national holidays," External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 12, 2018 5:31:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Kembi Gitura ) : "Kembi is being hypocritical. Why is he now saying he will work with Wairia yet he has been saying I should not be elected because I am friends with Wairia," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 3, 2017 2:36:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang says : “You should always be wary of people who give too much. It should raise your eyebrows that they may be stealing to sustain their giving habits. But I do not advocate leaders be selfish,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 26, 2017 12:09:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “I believe in the best leadership in any position no matter the circumstances,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 25, 2017 9:21:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If the senator does not have the heart to assist the needy, then he should let those willing do so without criticism,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 22, 2016 3:45:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The governor has an independent mandate which is derived directly from the people. Essentially, this means that the governor’s projects do not need to be vetted by either the senator or the woman representative,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 22, 2016 11:17:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “I think this group here, we be taken and talk to the President and we tell him we love him and we shall counter Raila Odinga. As people of Murang’a we cannot act as suicide bombers, who kill everyone and then kill themselves. For as we are only interested in certain issues and once those issues are sorted out we say Jubilee Tosha na Tuko Pamoja,” External link

capitalfm Monday, October 17, 2016 9:14:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If Somalia wins based on the principal it is asserting, Kenya may be compelled to sue Tanzania to apply the same principle which can be detrimental to the whole Horn of Africa situation,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 22, 2016 4:40:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Now that Raila has failed to declare Kalonzo Tosha as we all expected, then why should Kambas not vote for Jubilee? I am asking you to join JP as this is now the best option,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 13, 2016 7:11:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We want to know whether there is an injunction or a court order barring processes of registration,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, July 11, 2016 11:03:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "A person who, while being a member of a political party, promotes the ideology, interests or policies of another political party, shall, notwithstanding the provisions of subsection 1 or the provisions of any other written law, be deemed to have resigned from the previous political party," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 29, 2016 7:30:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The President was able to convince us not to paralyse operations of the government over the wrongs of the judiciary,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, June 26, 2016 1:54:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : “The court should also take judicial notice that Ms Miano had been arrested and released by court. She is also not a flight risk as she has cooperated with the police since she was arrested,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, June 23, 2016 3:02:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "The payment is to act as an incentive to tea and coffee farmers in order to boost production of the said crops. The Bill also intends to boost production of tea and coffee by farmers through the incentive hence increased returns to farmers," External link

allafrica Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:50:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The payment is to act as an incentive to tea and coffee farmers in order to boost production of the said crops. The Bill also intends to boost production of tea and coffee by farmers through the incentive hence increased returns to farmers,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, June 21, 2016 12:20:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The payment is to act as an incentive to tea and coffee farmers in order to boost the production of the said crops. The Bill also intends to boost production of tea and coffee by farmers through the incentive hence increased returns to farmers,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, June 20, 2016 10:16:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
senator5.08%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
mp86.44%EN08/18/201718/08/2017
rival1.69%EN08/09/201709/08/2017
candidate1.69%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
lawyer1.69%EN05/03/201703/05/2017
mbunge1.69%SW03/08/201408/03/2014
member1.69%EN02/20/201420/02/2014
Names Lang Count
Irungu KangEN97.33%
Irungu KangSW2.67%


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