Irungu Kang

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Irungu Kang alisema : "Nitaleta mabadiliko ya uongozi na kupiga msasa miundo msingi katika Kaunti ili kuleta mabadiliko ," External link

tuko Sunday, August 14, 2022 5:52:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang aliandika : "Kwa Chebukati, mwenyekiti wa Azimio ananuia kukiuka sheria hii leo. Nimeambatanisha ushahidi wa nia hiyo. Ninakujulisha rasmi kuhusu nia hiyo na ikiwa nia hiyo itatekelezwa, tafadhali chukua hatua," External link

tuko Sunday, August 7, 2022 5:38:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about William Ruto ) : "After such a hectic day, humbled to have hosted His Excellency Dr William Ruto and UDA team for supper," External link

tuko Wednesday, August 3, 2022 1:43:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang wrote ( about William Ruto ) : "Spent New Year celebrations with my family and with the Rutos at His Excellency DP William Ruto residence in Eldoret. Happy families mean Happy Murang'a and Kenya," External link

tuko Wednesday, August 3, 2022 1:43:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang says ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Raila will lose terribly in the mountain. This government has caused suffering in the region and no amount of persuasion will deliver any vote to him” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 28, 2022 4:56:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang aliongeza : "Serikali imetangaza kuwa bei ya mafuta itaanza kupanda kuanzia mwezi ujao. Hilikwa mujibu wangu naliona kama shoka la mwisho kummaliza kiongozi wa Azimio " External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 9:17:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Sera za namna hiyo kutoka kwa serikali, zitamfaa zaidi DP Ruto ambaye anawania kupitia ahadi za mrengo wa upinzani," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 9:17:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang explained : “UDA picked him to represent the marginalized youth and brings public administration experience into county management,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, June 8, 2022 12:56:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang added : “The baseless claims were just raised to try to taint our names and I want to assure my detractors that we are prepared to take the seat come August 9. With my running mate, we have an elaborate agenda on how to develop Murang’a and improve the livelihoods of our people,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, June 7, 2022 3:21:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Research indicates that only about 30 per cent of residents have land ownership documents because many have no information on how to file for succession while others suffer financial constraints,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 10, 2022 12:02:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about County Public ) : “They have given themselves plum committees like Senate County Public Accounts and Investments Committee (CPAIC),” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 7, 2021 11:21:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "UDA party - first Kenyan party to have an international liaison office in USA Seattle Washington. Congratulations to Mr Kiarie Prestige for the good work," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 19, 2021 11:52:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Kwa heshima na nafurahia kuwa Mgeni Muheshimwa katika uzinduzi wa ofisi ya UDA mjini Seattle USA Washington, mtaa nambari 1648 310th, Federal Way Washington 98003 mnamo Juni, 18 2021 saa kumi na mbili jioni. Wote wanakaribishwa," External link

tuko Sunday, June 13, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "I cannot support Raila Odinga, I don't support his politics, I'm a little bit unhappy when I see Jubilee Party moving towards his corner, we have spent so many years fighting Raila," External link

tuko Thursday, June 3, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang wrote : "United we stand Hustler Nation Kiambaa Constituency, John Njuguna Wanjiku," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:55:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : "We all know that the people of Central Kenya and the Mt Kenya region are firmly behind Ruto. He is our political kingpin. So, anyone who is purporting to become a Kikuyu king doesn't know what he is doing," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:31:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang explained ( about Moses Kuria ) : "Many thought we were not going to win. Still, on Kiambaa, I personally told my friend Kuria to reconsider presenting a candidate, and I am happy he has agreed to that request. We. We. We will work together to deliver Kiambaa to the hustler nation," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:31:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "Our course is bigger than our internal sibling rivalry, and therefore I want to assure everyone that we shall work together for a common course in Kiambaa," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:31:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Endapo umekuja kuwakilisha dynasties, kweli tutakupiga vita. Hatuwezi kuunga mkono," External link

tuko Sunday, May 23, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about William Ruto ) : "Our people are in the hustler movement. If you support William Ruto, fine we shall embrace," External link

tuko Sunday, May 23, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "If you are coming to represent dynasties, we shall definitely fight you. We shall not support you," External link

tuko Sunday, May 23, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Building Bridges ) : “When I said Building Bridges Initiative is unpopular, I meant the ground, not political elites. Hustler wins two seats in Mt Kenya-Juja and Rurii” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:45:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "The BBI vote in the National Assembly shows Ruto is the most powerful politician in Kenya. He has 83 MPs, Raila has 57 and Uhuru 53. For the first time since reintroduction of multiparty politics, we have a non-Kikuyu politician who has penetrated Mt Kenya region," External link

allafrica Friday, May 14, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang : “You cannot stop me, Mr Speaker. Murang’a got one constituency, Tharaka Nithi got four. I vote no!” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, May 11, 2021 4:37:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Fatuma Dullo ) : "One cannot have his cake and eat it. Senator Fatuma Dullo, a UDA elected senator, now technically loses her position in the Senate. Jubilee does not have the competence to break an alliance and maintain positions of parliamentary UDA leaders it desires. That is illogical," External link

allafrica Monday, April 26, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If we endorse the bill, we shall have endorsed an erroneous bill. My concern is the inconsistency in various bills we are looking at. Which one is genuine? The bill being considered by the Senate is different from the one in the National Assembly,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 23, 2021 8:49:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "It is now crystal clear that it is here with us, vicious and ruthless," External link

tuko Friday, March 26, 2021 6:06:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “MPs from the Mount Kenya region had warned His Excellency the President not to enter into any political partnership with the Leader of the Opposition Raila Odinga, he is not a trustworthy person. They refused. In fact, the government started fighting us,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 8, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The government’s candidate in the 2022 presidential race is Raila Odinga, but I can promise them that Raila is not sellable in Mt Kenya. The region supports Ruto’s bid,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Those plotting evil schemes should be ashamed of themselves. In politics one uses persuasion not violence,” External link

tuko Sunday, February 28, 2021 10:52:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang stated ( about William Ruto ) : "We prefer William Ruto because he stood with the president in the 2002, 2013 and the 2017 presidential elections. We as the people of Mt Kenya we will support him as we have noted he is a dependable man," External link

tuko Saturday, February 20, 2021 3:13:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "The kind of purge and disciplinary action being meted on Jubilee members and leaders has been necessitated by the handshake. We never had such things before the two shook hands," External link

tuko Saturday, February 13, 2021 2:22:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang wrote : “However, if I am right and we do not take urgent remedial measures, I will pin myself permanently in the pillar of the shame of spectacular defeat,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 1, 2021 2:56:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang alinukuliwa ( about Raila Odinga ) : "Raila anatakiwa kuchunguza endapo hali hiyo inakubaliana na maafikiano kisiasa... ili kuwepo kwa maafikiano kisiasa, lazima ufuate njia ya kutafuta ungwaji mkono kutoka kwa umma," External link

tuko Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:02:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "It is not a coincidence that the investigation is being done three years after the payment. They have not even recorded statements but EACC is now after me on baseless allegations coincidentally after I spoke my mind," External link

tuko Sunday, January 24, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang asked : "The President made me the prefect of the Senate. If I see leaders misbehaving, is it wrong for me to report them? Should I be punished for reporting them?" External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 18, 2021 2:07:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "There have been other threats from political leaders indicating that I will be audited and dragged into a scandal, be charged in court, my property auctioned as I am sent to prison. The price of being truthful in this country is costly at times," External link

tuko Sunday, January 17, 2021 5:31:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang wrote : “It appears households incomes have either stagnated or plummeted. Many have blamed the stagnating of tea, coffee and milk prices on the government and thus argue BBI is less of their concern,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 15, 2021 2:31:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "I have told them in clear terms that I will not recant that letter. Reason being it was factual. I was only reporting information that I gathered in Murang'a county which appears to reflect also the general sentiments in our region," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 14, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “I think I still have an obligation to talk the truth… the truth is there is a systemic political problem that needs some intervention in our county of Murang’a and in the larger Mt Kenya,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 14, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "My aim is to ensure that everybody is on board and that the process is not politicised," External link

allafrica Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:29:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “It is something that has been boiling in that region but people are fearful to bring that issue before the public, to say to the government that there is a big issue that needs to be addressed,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If the party decided to remove me from the position of the whip because of my stand, then I will accept and thank them for giving me the chance to serve,” External link

tuko Monday, January 11, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We must support the government and ensure that the good work the President is doing is completed but we must also report the truth. These issues were raised in good faith, there is no malice or disrespect but just to ensure that this government succeeds,” External link

capitalfm Monday, January 11, 2021 1:33:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Nilikuwa kama jenerali kwenye vita nikitafuta usaidizi kutoka makao makuu.Ni huzuni kuwa baadhi ya watu wanasema simu niliyopiga ilikuwa ya urongo na japo ni dhahiri kulikuwa na shambulizi. Nilikuwa tu nawasilisha ukweli kuhusu matakwa ya watu wangu. Hata hivyo, najutia kufuja barua hiyo," External link

tuko Monday, January 11, 2021 9:51:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang Saying : "there is more than meets the eye in Kang'ata's letter that needs keen interrogation. " External link

allafrica Monday, January 11, 2021 3:04:00 AM 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, it depends on the audience," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 9, 2021 6:29:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Whereas I cannot dismiss the candidates who have offered themselves to stand with our party, my hunch feeling (and I could be wrong) tells me competitors on offer have a better trajectory going into the race,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 8, 2021 7:12:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "Kindly though the letter dated 30th December is authentic, I didn't give it to the media. Someone else who had been copied did and I apologise for that," External link

tuko Monday, January 4, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We are exploring legislative remedy to their concerns,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “I am not aware of what you are talking about. What I know is that there are a lot of initiatives to rally support for BBI. And that is the most important thing for us right now,” External link

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

Irungu Kang said : “We want everyone to contribute to the process. We want a non-contested political discourse where everyone can contribute to its success, including former MPs,” External link

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

Irungu Kang said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "We know Kenyans have participated in this process and will approve it. We're now ready for the big task ahead and we assure our leaders -- President Kenyatta and Mr Odinga -- that we shall deliver this baby," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Serikali imefurahia utendakazi wa seneti kwani kwa miezi minne iliyopita tumepitisha miswada 10 ukiwemo ule wa ugavi wa mapato kwa serikali za kaunti. Tumeingia kwenye mkataba wa kihistoria ambapo kaunti zitakuwa zikipokea KSh 50Bn zaidi. Mimi nafikiri tutakuwa tukijadili jinsi ajenda za serikali zitakuwa zikipita bungeni pasi pingamizi ," External link

tuko Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema ( about Rais Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "Rais wetu ni mtu mtulivu na mnyenyekevu," External link

tuko Saturday, October 10, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

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 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



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
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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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Irungu Kang alisema : "Nitaleta mabadiliko ya uongozi na kupiga msasa miundo msingi katika Kaunti ili kuleta mabadiliko ," External link

tuko Sunday, August 14, 2022 5:52:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang aliandika : "Kwa Chebukati, mwenyekiti wa Azimio ananuia kukiuka sheria hii leo. Nimeambatanisha ushahidi wa nia hiyo. Ninakujulisha rasmi kuhusu nia hiyo na ikiwa nia hiyo itatekelezwa, tafadhali chukua hatua," External link

tuko Sunday, August 7, 2022 5:38:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about William Ruto ) : "After such a hectic day, humbled to have hosted His Excellency Dr William Ruto and UDA team for supper," External link

tuko Wednesday, August 3, 2022 1:43:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang wrote ( about William Ruto ) : "Spent New Year celebrations with my family and with the Rutos at His Excellency DP William Ruto residence in Eldoret. Happy families mean Happy Murang'a and Kenya," External link

tuko Wednesday, August 3, 2022 1:43:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang says ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Raila will lose terribly in the mountain. This government has caused suffering in the region and no amount of persuasion will deliver any vote to him” External link

standardmedia Thursday, July 28, 2022 4:56:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang aliongeza : "Serikali imetangaza kuwa bei ya mafuta itaanza kupanda kuanzia mwezi ujao. Hilikwa mujibu wangu naliona kama shoka la mwisho kummaliza kiongozi wa Azimio " External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 9:17:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Sera za namna hiyo kutoka kwa serikali, zitamfaa zaidi DP Ruto ambaye anawania kupitia ahadi za mrengo wa upinzani," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 22, 2022 9:17:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang explained : “UDA picked him to represent the marginalized youth and brings public administration experience into county management,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, June 8, 2022 12:56:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang added : “The baseless claims were just raised to try to taint our names and I want to assure my detractors that we are prepared to take the seat come August 9. With my running mate, we have an elaborate agenda on how to develop Murang’a and improve the livelihoods of our people,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, June 7, 2022 3:21:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Research indicates that only about 30 per cent of residents have land ownership documents because many have no information on how to file for succession while others suffer financial constraints,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 10, 2022 12:02:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about County Public ) : “They have given themselves plum committees like Senate County Public Accounts and Investments Committee (CPAIC),” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 7, 2021 11:21:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "UDA party - first Kenyan party to have an international liaison office in USA Seattle Washington. Congratulations to Mr Kiarie Prestige for the good work," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 19, 2021 11:52:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Kwa heshima na nafurahia kuwa Mgeni Muheshimwa katika uzinduzi wa ofisi ya UDA mjini Seattle USA Washington, mtaa nambari 1648 310th, Federal Way Washington 98003 mnamo Juni, 18 2021 saa kumi na mbili jioni. Wote wanakaribishwa," External link

tuko Sunday, June 13, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "I cannot support Raila Odinga, I don't support his politics, I'm a little bit unhappy when I see Jubilee Party moving towards his corner, we have spent so many years fighting Raila," External link

tuko Thursday, June 3, 2021 9:34:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang wrote : "United we stand Hustler Nation Kiambaa Constituency, John Njuguna Wanjiku," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:55:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang told : "We all know that the people of Central Kenya and the Mt Kenya region are firmly behind Ruto. He is our political kingpin. So, anyone who is purporting to become a Kikuyu king doesn't know what he is doing," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:31:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang explained ( about Moses Kuria ) : "Many thought we were not going to win. Still, on Kiambaa, I personally told my friend Kuria to reconsider presenting a candidate, and I am happy he has agreed to that request. We. We. We will work together to deliver Kiambaa to the hustler nation," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:31:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "Our course is bigger than our internal sibling rivalry, and therefore I want to assure everyone that we shall work together for a common course in Kiambaa," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:31:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Endapo umekuja kuwakilisha dynasties, kweli tutakupiga vita. Hatuwezi kuunga mkono," External link

tuko Sunday, May 23, 2021 4:12:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about William Ruto ) : "Our people are in the hustler movement. If you support William Ruto, fine we shall embrace," External link

tuko Sunday, May 23, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "If you are coming to represent dynasties, we shall definitely fight you. We shall not support you," External link

tuko Sunday, May 23, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Building Bridges ) : “When I said Building Bridges Initiative is unpopular, I meant the ground, not political elites. Hustler wins two seats in Mt Kenya-Juja and Rurii” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:45:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "The BBI vote in the National Assembly shows Ruto is the most powerful politician in Kenya. He has 83 MPs, Raila has 57 and Uhuru 53. For the first time since reintroduction of multiparty politics, we have a non-Kikuyu politician who has penetrated Mt Kenya region," External link

allafrica Friday, May 14, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang : “You cannot stop me, Mr Speaker. Murang’a got one constituency, Tharaka Nithi got four. I vote no!” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, May 11, 2021 4:37:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Fatuma Dullo ) : "One cannot have his cake and eat it. Senator Fatuma Dullo, a UDA elected senator, now technically loses her position in the Senate. Jubilee does not have the competence to break an alliance and maintain positions of parliamentary UDA leaders it desires. That is illogical," External link

allafrica Monday, April 26, 2021 3:21:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If we endorse the bill, we shall have endorsed an erroneous bill. My concern is the inconsistency in various bills we are looking at. Which one is genuine? The bill being considered by the Senate is different from the one in the National Assembly,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 23, 2021 8:49:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "It is now crystal clear that it is here with us, vicious and ruthless," External link

tuko Friday, March 26, 2021 6:06:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “MPs from the Mount Kenya region had warned His Excellency the President not to enter into any political partnership with the Leader of the Opposition Raila Odinga, he is not a trustworthy person. They refused. In fact, the government started fighting us,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 8, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “The government’s candidate in the 2022 presidential race is Raila Odinga, but I can promise them that Raila is not sellable in Mt Kenya. The region supports Ruto’s bid,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 2, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Those plotting evil schemes should be ashamed of themselves. In politics one uses persuasion not violence,” External link

tuko Sunday, February 28, 2021 10:52:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang stated ( about William Ruto ) : "We prefer William Ruto because he stood with the president in the 2002, 2013 and the 2017 presidential elections. We as the people of Mt Kenya we will support him as we have noted he is a dependable man," External link

tuko Saturday, February 20, 2021 3:13:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "The kind of purge and disciplinary action being meted on Jubilee members and leaders has been necessitated by the handshake. We never had such things before the two shook hands," External link

tuko Saturday, February 13, 2021 2:22:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang wrote : “However, if I am right and we do not take urgent remedial measures, I will pin myself permanently in the pillar of the shame of spectacular defeat,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 1, 2021 2:56:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang alinukuliwa ( about Raila Odinga ) : "Raila anatakiwa kuchunguza endapo hali hiyo inakubaliana na maafikiano kisiasa... ili kuwepo kwa maafikiano kisiasa, lazima ufuate njia ya kutafuta ungwaji mkono kutoka kwa umma," External link

tuko Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:02:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "It is not a coincidence that the investigation is being done three years after the payment. They have not even recorded statements but EACC is now after me on baseless allegations coincidentally after I spoke my mind," External link

tuko Sunday, January 24, 2021 9:50:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang asked : "The President made me the prefect of the Senate. If I see leaders misbehaving, is it wrong for me to report them? Should I be punished for reporting them?" External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 18, 2021 2:07:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "There have been other threats from political leaders indicating that I will be audited and dragged into a scandal, be charged in court, my property auctioned as I am sent to prison. The price of being truthful in this country is costly at times," External link

tuko Sunday, January 17, 2021 5:31:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang wrote : “It appears households incomes have either stagnated or plummeted. Many have blamed the stagnating of tea, coffee and milk prices on the government and thus argue BBI is less of their concern,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 15, 2021 2:31:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "I have told them in clear terms that I will not recant that letter. Reason being it was factual. I was only reporting information that I gathered in Murang'a county which appears to reflect also the general sentiments in our region," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 14, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “I think I still have an obligation to talk the truth… the truth is there is a systemic political problem that needs some intervention in our county of Murang’a and in the larger Mt Kenya,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 14, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "My aim is to ensure that everybody is on board and that the process is not politicised," External link

allafrica Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:29:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “It is something that has been boiling in that region but people are fearful to bring that issue before the public, to say to the government that there is a big issue that needs to be addressed,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:42:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “If the party decided to remove me from the position of the whip because of my stand, then I will accept and thank them for giving me the chance to serve,” External link

tuko Monday, January 11, 2021 2:46:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We must support the government and ensure that the good work the President is doing is completed but we must also report the truth. These issues were raised in good faith, there is no malice or disrespect but just to ensure that this government succeeds,” External link

capitalfm Monday, January 11, 2021 1:33:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Nilikuwa kama jenerali kwenye vita nikitafuta usaidizi kutoka makao makuu.Ni huzuni kuwa baadhi ya watu wanasema simu niliyopiga ilikuwa ya urongo na japo ni dhahiri kulikuwa na shambulizi. Nilikuwa tu nawasilisha ukweli kuhusu matakwa ya watu wangu. Hata hivyo, najutia kufuja barua hiyo," External link

tuko Monday, January 11, 2021 9:51:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang Saying : "there is more than meets the eye in Kang'ata's letter that needs keen interrogation. " External link

allafrica Monday, January 11, 2021 3:04:00 AM 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, it depends on the audience," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 9, 2021 6:29:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “Whereas I cannot dismiss the candidates who have offered themselves to stand with our party, my hunch feeling (and I could be wrong) tells me competitors on offer have a better trajectory going into the race,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 8, 2021 7:12:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : "Kindly though the letter dated 30th December is authentic, I didn't give it to the media. Someone else who had been copied did and I apologise for that," External link

tuko Monday, January 4, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “We are exploring legislative remedy to their concerns,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 9, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang said : “I am not aware of what you are talking about. What I know is that there are a lot of initiatives to rally support for BBI. And that is the most important thing for us right now,” External link

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

Irungu Kang said : “We want everyone to contribute to the process. We want a non-contested political discourse where everyone can contribute to its success, including former MPs,” External link

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

Irungu Kang said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "We know Kenyans have participated in this process and will approve it. We're now ready for the big task ahead and we assure our leaders -- President Kenyatta and Mr Odinga -- that we shall deliver this baby," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema : "Serikali imefurahia utendakazi wa seneti kwani kwa miezi minne iliyopita tumepitisha miswada 10 ukiwemo ule wa ugavi wa mapato kwa serikali za kaunti. Tumeingia kwenye mkataba wa kihistoria ambapo kaunti zitakuwa zikipokea KSh 50Bn zaidi. Mimi nafikiri tutakuwa tukijadili jinsi ajenda za serikali zitakuwa zikipita bungeni pasi pingamizi ," External link

tuko Thursday, October 15, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Irungu Kang alisema ( about Rais Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "Rais wetu ni mtu mtulivu na mnyenyekevu," External link

tuko Saturday, October 10, 2020 10:08:00 AM EAT

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 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



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candidate1.69%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
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Irungu KangEN97.33%
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