Governor Kibwana visits Raila at his Karen residence

ODM leader Raila Odinga met Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana at his Karen residence, February 3, 2019. /COURTESY
ODM leader Raila Odinga met Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana at his Karen residence, February 3, 2019. /COURTESY

Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana on Sunday visited ODM chief Raila Odinga at his Karen home amid the wrangling in his Wiper Party.

Without giving details, Raila tweeted about their meeting, indicating that they discussed the state of devolution "and related national issues."

It was not immediately

clear what were among

the national issues they discussed, and if the squabbling the Kalonzo Musyoka-led party formed part of the issues. Kibwana is Wiper's chairman.

He tweeted, "Makueni County’s called on me at my Karen home this morning for a discussion on the state of devolved governments and other related national issues."

Governor Kibwana alongside his Ukambani colleagues; Machakos' Alfred Mutua and Kitui's Charity Ngilu have been on the warpath with Kalonzo and the Wiper Party.

Mutua and Ngilu were elected of the Maendeleo Chap Chap and Narc party tickets, respectively.

They accuse Kalonzo of "monarchical hold" of the region and have said that his time is up.

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In the ended week, Kibwana declared he was ready to "give the governorship and chairmanship of the party back to Wiper."

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In a swift rejoinder, the party dared him to resign.

In view of the Sunday visit to the NASA leader, it is a wait-and-see on what observers will make of it relative to the upheavals in the Ukambani political matrix.