NEEDS REST

Kiambu county Kanu chairman resigns

He doubled up as the county and Limuru subcounty chairman

In Summary
  • Mbiu announced his resignation on Saturday, saying he was not forced or angered by anyone to make the decision.
  • Mbiu doubled up as the county and Limuru subcounty chairman.
Kiambu county Kanu chairman David Mbiu speaking to journalists on Saturday
Kiambu county Kanu chairman David Mbiu speaking to journalists on Saturday
Image: GEORGE MUGO
Former Kiambu county Kanu chairman David Mbiu (in a tie) and Limuru subcounty Kanu vice chairman John Karanja attending a meeting a meeting on Wednesday.
Former Kiambu county Kanu chairman David Mbiu (in a tie) and Limuru subcounty Kanu vice chairman John Karanja attending a meeting a meeting on Wednesday.
Image: GEORGE MUGO

Members of Kanu in Kiambu county are still in shock after their chairman David Mbiu resigned.

Mbiu announced his resignation on Saturday, saying he was not forced or angered by anyone to make the decision.

The former chairman said he needs to rest.

However Mbiu later revealed that he wrote a resignation letter to party chairman Gideon Moi, saying he was happy with his role in Kanu.

"I'm happy to have resigned a happy man. Other officials have been sacked, charged in court, their names tainted but I have resigned under my own terms," he said.

Mbiu doubled up as the county and Limuru subcounty chairman.

Vice chairman John Karanja will now take over the Limuru subcounty seat in acting capacity.

"I have left Karanja in Limuru, but I did not leave any one on the county seat," he said.

"With the guidance of the party all those seats will be filed. This is one of the strongest parties in the country, with members from grassroots to the national level," Mbiu said.