Former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo dished out cash to the crowd during the Mt.Kenya leaders meeting held at Kenya Methodist University (KEMU) in Meru County on Saturday, July 24,.
While delivering his speech to the, Kabogo pulled notes out of his pocket and gave a man standing next to the podium. He also called a woman to the podium, gave her Ksh10,000 and asked her to buy food for her children.
Kabogo was demonstrating that growing the economy was more important than participating in retrogressive politics.
"I am not here to show everyone that I have money but to demonstrate that money is important to Kenyans," Kabogo stated.Mt Kenya leaders arrive for a meeting at Kemu University on Saturday, July 24.
Additionally, Kabogo took a swipe at leaders who used the name of the Lord to entertain their political agenda.
He quoted Matthew 7:22 which states; "Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven."
"When you to heaven and fail to see your pastor, do not feel bad," he continued.
Kabogo was in the company of other Mt.Kenya politicians including; Governors Anne Waiguru (Kirinyaga), Lee Kinyanjui (Nakuru) and James Nyoro (Kiambu).
Others are; Deputy Nairobi Governor Ann Kananu Murang'a Woman Rep Sabina Chege, former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo, Kieni MP Kanini Kega among others.
The leaders were meeting to strategize on how to solidify support ahead of the 2022 General Election.
Agriculture CS Peter Munya, who was the host of the meeting, took a swipe at Deputy President William Ruto's bottom-up approach saying that it was nothing new.
"Some individuals were always complaining that the Agriculture sector was stagnant and not working. Now that we have streamed-lined the sector, they are quiet and shouting 'bottom,'" he stated.
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