Kiraitu Murungi gets a state job days after losing governor’s race

Now ex Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi has been confirmed to the Kenya Law Reform Commission (KLRC) as a part, days after he lost the gubernatorial rush to Woman Rep Kawira Mwangaza.

Affirming the improvement on Monday, Mr Murungi said he was confirmed toward the beginning of today by Chief Justice Martha Koome.

“It is valid I have been named an official at the KLRC and will take up the job right away,” Mr Murungi told the Nation by telephone.

Ms Mwangaza accumulated 209,148 votes against her nearest challenger Senator Mithika Linturi’s 183,859, with Mr Murungi coming in last with 110,814.

A file image of Kiraitu Murungi
A file image of Kiraitu Murungi

Mr Murungi lost halfway because of his relationship with Azimio la Umoja official applicant Raila Odinga, with the solid rush of Deputy President William Ruto’s United Democratic Alliance (UDA) pushing him aside.

While Mr Murungi challenged under the Devolution Empowerment Party (DEP), Ms Mwangaza ran as a free.

After Mr Murungi’s exit from the political scene, the center has now gone to who the new Meru area political top dog will be.

The other senior legislator – Igembe North MP Maoka Maore (Jubilee) – was crushed by Julius Taitumu (UDA). Active Imenti South MP Kathuri Murungi was chosen congressperson in the August 9 surveys.

Mr Murungi and Mr Maore lobbied for Mr Odinga and have been the top lawmakers in the locale, other than Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya and Tigania East MP-choose Mpuru Aburi, a nearby partner of Mr Munya.

The center will currently move to Ms Mwangaza and Mr Kathuri, with intellectuals saying they are the new Meru political head bosses.

The two will make major decisions in provincial political circles, said Prof Gitile Naituli, an administration master.