Former Meru governor Peter Munya is reported to have made a u-turn and pledged to support Jubilee Party on the oncoming presidential election repeat.
Through his verified account, President Uhuru Kenyatta confirmed a meeting with the PNU leaders who agreed to back his re-election.
“The former Meru Governor pledged that he & PNU would give me their support in the repeat elections, after consultations with party loyalists,” Uhuru Kenyatta posted on his twitter account.
The former Meru Governor pledged that he & PNU would give me their support in the repeat elections, after consultations with party loyalists pic.twitter.com/vEVj6ns0F7
— Uhuru Kenyatta (@UKenyatta) September 12, 2017
Mr Munya’s decision was informed by the resolution of his party to back Mr Kenyatta in the October 17 repeat presidential poll.
A statement from his Party of National Unity where he is National Leader, said the party would now support President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election during the fresh presidential election set for October 17.
“After thorough consultations with party members, elders and supporters across the country, it has been agreed that in the very best interest of the country, we support the re-election of His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta in the forthcoming presidential election,” the letter signed by Munya, Secretary General John Okemwa and Treasurer Peter Nkubitu said.