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Sunday, 16 November 2014


Contrary to speculations that the much-publicised meeting of Budalangi MP Ababu Namwamba, Kilifi North MP Gideon Mung’aro and Machakos county governor Alfred Mutua and the embattled ODM executive director Margerer Lang’at at a Mombasa hotel last week was to work out on modalities of quitting Cord and forming a new political outfit to counter extremes in ODM, we can authoritatively reveal this week that the agenda of the meeting had nothing to do with ODM or Cord politics. 
We have since established that the meeting was called and hosted by Mutua ostensibly to sweet talk Namwamba who also doubles as the chairman of the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee to go slow on him over the alleged missing Sh3 billion from the Machakos county kitty.
Sources privy to the meeting revealed that apart from the three, there were also a number of PAC members who were camera shy to appear with the four during their photo session.
We have also established that Magerer was brought on board by Namwamba merely to confuse the public that the meeting was about Cord and the humiliation he underwent during the ODM meeting where he was assaulted and manhandled by Nairobi ODM MCAs.
Word doing rounds is that Mutua had sent emissaries to Namwamba with a view of compromising him and his committee members not to reveal and expose him. Sources say during the meeting, all PAC members received a Sh1m “lunch” from Mutua while Namwamba allegedly received millions.
It is not, however, known if Magerer’s pocket was also taken care of but sources say he could not have leave the meeting empty handed. Mutua is said to have gone out of his way compromising everyone known to be raising queries over Machakos finances.
Sources say the county is now broke and cannot meet its financial obligations. Last week, a contractor collapsed at after a millions cheque he was to get from the county government could not be signed in time yet auctioneers were loading stuff in his office.

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