BY Rashid Wanjala
If something happened and Peter Kenneth was to faceoff with UK in 2013, I would a million times vouch for Peter Kenneth. Here is why. Peter KennethÂ is way smarter, descent and more disciplined than Uhuru Kenyatta.
I am yet to encounter evidence that Peter KennethÂ has plagiarized intellectual properties, unlike Uhuru who quotes authors without citing his sources. Peter KennethÂ is a very savvy manager, a better performer than Uhuru at least judging by his performance as an Assistant Minister and MP for Gatanga (Gatanga constituency is ranked best in CDF management)
He deserves to be a full Cabinet Minister, but due to geopolitical reasons that will become clearer later on in this article, he has unfortunately been sacrificed- doomed and damned to be a Professional Assistant Minister.
Also, on articulation of national issues, he displays a level of maturity, alacrity and clarity that you wonâ€™t find in Uhuru Kenyatta.
That explains why he comments about National issues in a manner that leaves one convinced that besides Raila Odinga, he is the only other person who can drive this nation to the skies of unprecedented development.
Under Peter KennethÂ Kenya can be on its way to being an Asian Tiger, a fete that wonâ€™t happen under Uhuru.
Peter KennethÂ is also unlikely to make Kenya slapped with AIRSTRIKES or SANCTIONS like an Uhuru Presidency would.
As such his presidency would be far much pro-business compared to Uhuru Kenyatta whose presidency would lead to a sanction induced business collapse of Armageddon proportions.
Peter Kenneth is also known to be a leader who yearns for a united Kenya, and it is a well known fact that he has cultivated a personal rapport with leaders from across the country and political divide.
He has always made political choices that naturally make him the leader of the maverick wing of central Kenya politics.
As an LDP wing member of NARC in 2002, Peter Kenneth has consistently proved to be this leader who puts the nation first before ethnicity.
Peter Kenneth is this time once again putting his career on the line to challenge Uhuruâ€™s dictatorial iron grip on Central Kenya politics.
He soldiers on in his quest for freedom of his people from the yokes of dictatorial tendencies displayed by Uhuru Kenyatta in his rogue pursuit of regional power.
Desperate times call for desperate measures which is why GNU, Narc â€“K, MKenya Solidarity, DP, Mbas, etc have all been warned of unspecified consequences if they donâ€™t fold up their parties and join TNA.
And while GG Kariuki, Kiraitu, Mwangi Kiunjuri and Mungiki Leaders have showed signs of imminent surrender, Peter Kenneth is a courageous leader who has remained steadfast, undeterred from his intentions to stand up to the one who Nation Columnist Â Makau Mutua calls Kamwana Muthamaki Prince of Gatundu.
As such Peter KennethÂ comes out as a leader capable of uniting the nation, and this has its roots in his personal life. Peter Kenneth has himself been a victim of hate himself.
He encountered racial epithets from his own schoolmates, and fellow kids growing up in Central Kenya. He was called names like muthungu(White Kid) and that must have been very traumatizing for him as a child.
This must have influence Peter Kenneth’sÂ thinking and view of the world, and itâ€™s why I believe Peter KennethÂ loathes tribalism or ethnic schisms in all its manifestation.
However, the experiences are a blessing in disguise because it must have prepared him for Kenyaâ€™s leadership; no wonder Kenyans can clearly see that Peter KennethÂ is a better leader than Uhuru.
And this is a challenge to us as a nation to introspect and see that Kenya even though to a larger extent is a homogenously black nation, is diverse comprising of 42 tribes.
However when a pre-schooler experiences hatred in school, we can only blame parents. Parental poisoning of children among Kenyan parents in Kenya is the only explanation for a 5 yr old to make Peter Kennethâ€™s life miserable with racial epithets like muthungu (white man).
Peter Kenneth as a Mulatto is the junction of Kenyaâ€™s tragedy of multicultural deficit- a perfect embodiment of a bi-racial black man who finds himself embroiled in a paradox of racial discrimination in a nation where as a minority, he ought to be protected and be granted opportunity.
I say this because he was born different out of a fault that is not of his own. For the same reasons he has also found himself sidelined by the successive Narc and Grand Coalition governments.
Yet, he has impeccable credentials that far outstrip most Cabinet members of his NAK wing of the cabinet.
However despite having a sterling banking career and a Law degree, he has consistently found himself confined to mere Assistant Ministerial positions notwithstanding his impeccable credentials.
Thereâ€™s only one explanation. The unseen hand that has been fighting Peter KennethÂ is TNA Supremo Uhuru Kenyatta who has always felt insecure of Peter Kenneth’sÂ potential rise to prominence and probable domination of Central Kenya Politics.
It is so sad how a person who wants to lead Kenya would literally try to block talent like Peter KennethÂ from realizing his potential, due to his own insecurity, inferiority and lack of confidence.
Uhuru- If you feel inferior in your own backyard, how do you expect to lead a nation to greatness? Good leaders stay objective without being swayed by their own insecurities.
Idi Aminâ€™s rogueness was driven by inferiority complex- what in Psychological parlance is called projection.
What that means is that rather than Uhuru dealing with his complex, he directs all his anger towards denying PK ministerial opportunities- because as a minority he is a soft target.
However, I can only describe PK as a fighter par excellence because despite UKâ€™s selfish intentions to monopolize the domination of Central Kenya politics without a sweat, PK has remained undeterred, his determination never wavering to emerge as a voice of reason within Kenyaâ€™s political scene.
It is obvious that despite a vacancy arising at the Treasury and Nairobi Meteropolitan following the sacking of Uhuru Kenyatta by Raila in consultation with Kibaki, this incredible man, the umpteen times best performing CDF MP and banker was by passed for the â€œrats for dinnerâ€ enthusiast Njeru Githae, and the TNA Bible oathing Ceremonies commissioner (Jamleck Kamau- Kigumo MP ) of all the people.
The banking industry veteran and also has a Law graduate, without a mention in major corruption scandal is unlike Uhuru Kenyatta who has at various times been embroiled in scandals involving exaggerated budget figures beyond what parliament had approved.
After being caught in the middle of sleaze pants down, Uhuru has normally given flimsy excuses that Kenyans cannot buy -that it was a typographical error- tell that to the birds!
Is yours the only ministry that does typographical errors? You are supposed to proof-read documents before bringing them to parliament.
And this is related to the intellectual laziness and failure to proof-read that lead him to read plagiarized speech during TNA launch.
For details on Uhuruâ€™s plagiarism during TNA launch please read the link https://www.kenya-today.com/opinion/uhuru-kenyattas-hypocrisy-ethical-and-moral-issues-to-chock-his-presidential-bid
If a behavior is repetitive, then it is a behavior issue not an error or accident which according to Mars group amounted to 251 billion cannot be an accident unless committed by a very Vodka drunk person.
Kenyans think it is probably laziness, intellectual inadequacy or campaign fundraising to raise money for buying MPs and political support. Please see the link http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/?articleID=2000037698&pageNo=1&story_title=
Folks you might not support Peter KennethÂ for presidency, but certainly we can agree that he is being discriminated against by his own government wing due to machinations of insecure elements of TNA.