Mike Sonko’s Nairobi governor bid received a boost as the Matatu Owners Association endorsed him six days to the general election. They threw their weight behind the Jubilee candidate and promised to mobilise conductors and drivers to vote for him.
Nairobi governor candidate Peter Kenneth asked residents not to be deceived by his non-performing rivals, on the issue of dividing votes, while campaigning at Kiambio slums in Eastleigh South, Kamukunji, on Monday.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday called on Kenyans to pray for peace as the country gears towards the elections. He emphasised the need for Kenyans to be thankful to God for how far he has brought the country and ask for his favour for peace.
Lawyer Gitobu Imanyara says he will support President Uhuru Kenyatta and even cast his vote for him in next month’s polls, while at Katheri market, Central Imenti constituency on Wednesday where he held a vote hunting rally to recapture the seat he lost in 2013.
Tana River Governor Hussein Dado’s re-election bid has received a major boost after majority of the communities in the County endorsed him for the seat following the foundation he set in his four and a half year tenure.
Nairobi gubernatorial aspirant Peter Kenneth on Wednesday morning rubbished Mike Sonko’s candidature as something which is a pipe dream. While talking in Matopeni, he said that Sonko adds no value and is busy scheming to use the Kikuyu vote to ascend to power through the back door something which is an impossibility.
Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga urged the Meru community not to be duped into believing that he’s their enemy because he is not from their tribe; and that tribalism is what is taking Kenya backwards.
Nominated MP Oburu Oginga on Monday claimed that the government has deployed KDF officers to various parts of Nyanza. He wants President Uhuru Kenyatta to explain the justification for the deployment saying the officers are disguised in AP uniforms.
Muhoroni MP Onyango Koyoo on Sunday said ODM will not accept attempts to compromise the outcome of August 8 polls. He at the same time asked the acting Interior CS Fred Matiang’i to stop making statements that would provoke the public.