Aspirants vying for various seats on the Usawa Kwa Wote party ticket, have promised to embark on vibrant campaigns in the remaining days before the election on August 9.
The politicians who were speaking in Murang’a town on Monday said that they are forging forward as a party for the remaining days and they are sure they will clinch majority of the seats in the next government.
Led by their Party National Chairman Wachira Gituku, the party said that they have very vibrant aspirants who have done a good job campaigning to convince the people to vote for them.
“We are hoping to get a good number of seats within the national parliament and the county government and we are prepared to serve the people” said Gituku adding that the party is going to support the aspirants for the remaining days.
According to Gituku, the party has nationwide representation with over 700 Member of County Assembly (MCAs) aspirants, over 200 Member of Parliament (MPs) candidates, about seven Governor aspirants, eight Women representative aspirants and 12 senators.
The Chairman also stated that they are hopeful that their party leader Mwangi Wa Iria will soon be cleared by the court to vie for the presidential seat.
“We are hopeful that our party’s presidential candidate will be on the ballot in the August 9 polls,” he said, adding that they believe he meets the necessary requirements.
On her part, Isabel Njeri Kimani, who is vying for women representative Murang’a County said they are working together as party aspirants so that they can secure as many seats as possible in the elections.
“Our party also has representatives in other electoral positions like MPs, Governors and MCAs” she said adding that the aspirants are promising a heated campaign.
Kimani reiterated that as Usawa Kwa Wote Party they are standing with Mwangi Wa Iria as he goes forward with his presidential bid.
Joseph Mbai, the party’s gubernatorial aspirant in Murang’a County divulged that all the candidates vying using Usawa kwa Wote party ticket are cleared by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to vie for the respective seats.
Mbai dismissed people who are spreading rumors that Usawa Kwa Wote party presence is not being felt in Murang’a County saying that is propaganda and that they are present and are moving forward as a united front.
“In Murang’a County we have more than 20 MCAs candidates, four MP aspirants, A Senator, a Women representative and a Governor aspirant,” said Mbai
Mbai emphasized that the party is still hopeful that Mwangi Wa Iria will soon be cleared by the court and IEBC to vie for the presidential seat.