Pressure is Mounting for kitui Governor Malombe to Extend Tenure up to 2032


Kitui Governor Malombe is finding himself at a crossroads as the clamor from resident for his continued leadership reverberates through the corridors of power and resonates with the electorate.

With the 2027 elections looming on the horizon, county leaders and voters alike are urging him to run for a third term, citing his remarkable development track record as the cornerstone of their desire for continuity until 2032.

Malombe’s tenure has been defined by a commitment to progress and a relentless pursuit of a better future for the people of Kitui. From infrastructure to social programs, his administration has left an indelible mark on the semi-arid county, earning him widespread acclaim and support from his constituents

The “lacuna” issue and ongoing constitutional review present a unique opportunity for Malombe, with hopes among his supporters that favorable outcomes will pave the way for his continued leadership. Having won in 2013, suffered defeat in 2017, and then reclaimed victory in 2022, Malombe’s resilience and political acumen position him as a formidable contender in the upcoming elections.

However, the prospect of Malombe’s extended tenure has stirred the political landscape, with potential successors eyeing the coveted gubernatorial seat. Kitui Central MP Makali Mulu, Woman Rep Irene Kasalu, and Senator Enock Wambua have all signaled their intentions to vie for the position on the Wiper ticket, setting the stage for a fiercely contested electoral battle.

Analysts and political observers argue that Malombe’s decision, whether to vie or not, and his choice of successor, will wield significant influence in determining the next Kitui Governor. The power of incumbency, coupled with an impeccable track record, presents Malombe with a strategic advantage that could sway the outcome of the elections.

Amidst the political maneuvering and speculation, Malombe remains steadfast in his commitment to realizing his vision for Kitui County. Fondly referred to as “Kyuma,” his dream and aspiration to resuscitate development and transform the county’s fortunes continue to drive his agenda forward.

As Malombe’s supporters rally behind him, optimism abounds that the uncertainties surrounding the election of the county governor and deputy will be resolved, enabling him to serve the people of Kitui diligently and satisfactorily until 2032.

His government’s achievements, highlighted by order, direction, and effective program execution, stand as a testament to his leadership and vision.In the coming months, all eyes will be on Kitui as Governor Malombe navigates the intricacies of politics and governance, charting a course towards a brighter future for the county and its residents.

Whether he chooses to extend his tenure or pass the baton to a successor, one thing remains certain: Governor Malombe’s legacy will endure, leaving an indelible mark on the fabric of Kitui’s history.


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