Confusion and disorder marked what was supposed to be a welcoming of sorts after a section of Azimio La Umoja supporters who have been standing in solidarity with the Handshake duo of President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga gave a cold shoulder to a UDA defector, led by a former cabinet member who resigned from the cabinet only recently.
Interestingly, this comes at a time when NYS scandal suspect Anne Ngirita has also faced hostility from Jubilee party organs following her move to decamp from the deputy president’s UDA.
Isiolo Women Representative Rehema Dida Jaldessa was slammed by leaders from her region allied to president Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga.
They accused Jaldessa of insincerity and inconsistency. Led by Mumina Bonaya who until recently has been the Chief Administrative Secretary in the ministry of Education, the leaders made it clear that Jaldessa was not welcome in Azimio.
Mumina noted that when she was first appointed CAS, Jaldessa made a short-lived stint with the Handshake team before going back to Ruto. Alluding to the tanga tanga tag, she predicted that Jaldessa would just keep on tanga tangaring back and forth with no definite stand.
Mumina Bonaya tendered her resignation from her cabinet position last week to pursue the women representative seat for Isiolo county in the forthcoming general elections, after serving in the docket for two years.
Speaking after resigning, Mumina thanked God and Uhuru Kenyatta for giving her the opportunity to serve Kenyans at the capacity.
Mumina expressed her happiness that she was able to transform education in Isiolo to some extent although covid-19 posed challenges as she served during that hard time.
In Merti the education office was established and those who sought the services have no need of visiting Isiolo central for the service after her intervention.
Among other things, the youthful CAS was able to assist learners who become pregnant during the time of Covid-19 during the protracted holiday.
She was able to lobby for a new sub county to boost service delivery and security in the area.
“In the last two years I have been able to do what I could and I know the next space will give me an opportunity to to serve in the parliament,” Mumina said.