By Hopkin Reporter
On Friday 23rd June 2023 Kitui County lawmaker Dr. Irene Irene Kasalu and her counterpart MP Bonnie Mwalika told the kamba community to hardened their hearts, God is punishing them through President William Ruto.
Kitui MPs tell locals after the finance bill was passed on the floor of the national assembly by a majority of votes. Kitui MPs affiliated to the Azimio coalition have asked Kenyans to brace up for tougher times.
Speaking in Nguutani market in Mwingi west while they attended a funeral service , Kitui county MP, Irene Kasalu told locals that whatever the country is facing is perhaps a punishment from God. Her words were backed by Kitui Rural MP, Bonnie Mwalika who asked Kenyans to brace up for tougher times.
Quoting the Holy Book, Kasalu has said God looked at the hardened hearts of Kenyans and decided to punish them with a leader such as President William Ruto.” The effects of the finance bill on Kenyans portrays a leader who is not concerned about the welfare of his electorates,” said Kasalu.
The county MP added that as the opposition, they will fight for the rights of Kenyans adding the work of the opposition has finally began.” We fought for your rights at the floor of the assembly and we will continue to do so as the opposition,” she added.
She also called for national prayers adding only the Supreme Being would salvage the country from what she has termed the oppressing Kenya Kwanza government.
Her counterpart from Kitui Rural , Bonnie Mwalika urged Kenyans to press on as the cost of living will yet again go up from July 1st.
“If you want to travel to Mombasa, please go now, because from date 1, the bus fares will hike and the hike in petroleum products, is a hike to almost all commodities. So just prepare for tougher times,” said Mwalika.
He also faulted the current regime saying it is a dictatorship rule and no one has time to listen to the other’s opinions.” In the previous finance bills, we would first sit with the president as MPs, discuss the bill and then make amendments, but in the current regime, such are dreams, ” stated Mwalika