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[PHOTOS] Muturi woos Nairobi business community as 2022 race hots up

Muturi has said he will run for the country's top seat.

In Summary

•The Speaker called for the formulation of policies that are predictable to give confidence to investors and business people, and to shield them against risks and losses.

•Also present in the meeting were former Nairobi City Mayors Habib Omar Congo and John Ndirangu.

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi on Thursday hosted representatives of the Nairobi business community for a consultative breakfast meeting. https://bit.ly/3ykSl3F

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi on Thursday hosted representatives of the Nairobi business community for a consultative breakfast meeting.

The meeting was held at the Serena hotel in Nairobi with representatives from women, youth and other groups of city traders.

Also present in the meeting were former Nairobi City Mayors Habib Omar Congo and John Ndirangu.

Speaker of National Assembly and presidential aspirant Justin Muturi during a consultative breakfast meeting with Nairobi County traders at Serena Hotel on August 26, 2021.
Speaker of National Assembly and presidential aspirant Justin Muturi during a consultative breakfast meeting with Nairobi County traders at Serena Hotel on August 26, 2021.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

"Held a consultative breakfast meeting with a cross section of representatives from among women, youth, city traders and jua kali artisans in Nairobi," Muturi tweeted.

During the meeting, the Speaker called for the formulation of policies that are predictable to give confidence to investors and business people, and to shield them against risks and losses.

"It is the right of every Kenyan to know how their taxes are used. Everyone given responsibility should be held to account," he added.

Former Mayor Nairobi Habib Omar Congo with Speaker of National Assembly and presidential aspirant Justin Muturi and former MP John Ndirangu during a consultative breakfast meeting with Nairobi County traders at Serena Hotel on August 26, 2021.
Former Mayor Nairobi Habib Omar Congo with Speaker of National Assembly and presidential aspirant Justin Muturi and former MP John Ndirangu during a consultative breakfast meeting with Nairobi County traders at Serena Hotel on August 26, 2021.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

Nairobi Business Community Chairman Winfred Kamau who presented his people's grievances to the speaker said that their businesses have suffered under Jubilee administration and made worse by the Covid-19 pandemic.

He called on Muturi to intervene for the sake of youths who have been rendered jobless.

This is one of the many delegations the National Assembly speaker has been meeting as he prepares for his first stab at the top seat in the country.

Former Mayor Nairobi Habib Omar Congo with Speaker of National Assembly and presidential aspirant Justin Muturi during a consultative breakfast meeting with Nairobi County traders at Serena Hotel on August 26, 2021.
Former Mayor Nairobi Habib Omar Congo with Speaker of National Assembly and presidential aspirant Justin Muturi during a consultative breakfast meeting with Nairobi County traders at Serena Hotel on August 26, 2021.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

The battle for the Mt. Kenya votes continues to heat up even as leaders from the region seem to disagree on how to approach next year's general elections.

Some of these leaders insist on forming a single party, while others want to use individual parties.

Leaders allied to Deputy President William Ruto have been calling on them to join the United Democratic Alliance.

Members of the Nairobi Business Community present at Serena Hotel during a consultative breakfast meeting with Speaker of National Assembly Justin Muturi on August 26, 2021.
Members of the Nairobi Business Community present at Serena Hotel during a consultative breakfast meeting with Speaker of National Assembly Justin Muturi on August 26, 2021.
Image: WILFRED NYANGARESI

A number of high profile politicians allied to President Uhuru Kenyatta have also endorsed ODM leader Raila Odinga for the top job.

This has seen the push by different political parties for a seat at the table. They include; The Service Party (TSP), Chama Cha Kazi (CCK), Narc Kenya, the Democratic Party (DP), The New Democrats (TND), the People’s Party of Kenya (PPK) and the Party of Democratic Unity (PDU).

Others are Party of National Unity (PNU) AND Usawa Kwa Wote party.

 

 

Edited by CM