Kitui governorship aspirant Kiema Kilonzo claimed yesterday Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka is running scared of the popularity of the Narc candidate for his former Mwingi north parliamentary seat.
Consequently, Kiema said Kalonzo has vowed to ensure Narc's Paul Musyimi Nzengu does not inherit his Mwingi north seat.
"Kalonzo was here last weekend in two choppers with the Great seven (G7) team to flood this constituency with money to confuse you and make you deny Nzengu, votes. ," Kiema told Mwingi residents.
The outgoing Mutitu MP was making reference to last weekend visit by a team of Wiper democratic Movement Party top guns led by Kalonzo to the constituency to campaign for the cord alliance. He was accompanied the WDM chairman and gubernatorial aspirant Julius Malombe among others.
"During the visit, the Wiper leaders who were led by Kalonzo Musyoka, came around with two choppers and briefcases of Money. The idea is to use the money to intimidate you," Kiema told a meeting at Kamuwongo.
Kiema who was in a tour of Mwingi north constituency to seek support for his governor bid paraded Nzengu as a leader who would serve the locals better as MP.
"The charm offensive which Kalonzo has launched against Nzengu's candidature is because he knows that he will perform better than him if he inherits the Mwingi north seat. He knows that Nzengu's performance will put is many years of underperformnce as MP to shame," Kiema charge.
Kiema, called on the residents of Kitui to reject the Wiper candidates seeking various elective positions claiming majority were old and tired. He said most of them were public retiree who did not have new ideas to infuse into leadership.