Ukamba leaders from the 3 adjacent counties of Makueni,Kitui and Masaku constituting Ukambani region have today Friday 20th January, 2018 converged at Masaku Town led by the NASA principals to popularise the People’s Assembly.
The NASA team was led by th former P.M Right Hon. Raila Odinga who is alsi the NASA leader , H.E Kalonzo Musyoka,Hon. Musalia Mudavadi and Senator Wetangula among other top NASA leaders.Several Ukamba elected Leaders had also graced the occasion.
Like the other communities in Kenya, Akamba people fought for the first liberation of the republic of Kenya from the hands of the White colonialists. Akamba warriors joined other communities in the armed struggle for independence of Kenya.
Among the key issues talked about included the long term challenges that have derailed the economy of Ukamba.Water issues was majorly dwelt on since it’s the main challenge affecting Akamba people.
They stressed on uniting for the betterment of the entire region of vast Ukambani.
The leaders promised to fight for the restoration of electoral and justice to ensure the high degree of and accuracy in the forthcoming elections in Kenya.Also,they promised to work together in unison to ensure the government hears their voice and cry.