Wetangula In 2017 State House Race
Speaking during a Ford Kenya National Governing Council meeting in Elementaita, Gilgil, Wetangula said that he is ready to face his opponents in the State House race.
Wetangula, who is also a co-principal in the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD), said that Ford Kenya will concentrating on uniting Kenyans as unity is a key ingredient to development.
“I am determined to unite all Kenyans under the Ford Kenya banner ahead of the 2017 elections,” said Wetangula.
“I am the best suited person to offer alternative leadership in this country. Kenyans have suffered under bad leadership and this must come to an end.”
WAR ON GRAFT
The outspoken Bungoma Senator said that the war against graft will top his agenda since corruption has taken the Kenyan economy back for years.
He further challenged the newly installed Inspector General of Police Joseph Kipchirchir Boinett to move with speed and address the rising cases of insecurity.
Wetangula’s announcement came just two weeks after Narc Kenya leader and a 2013 presidential candidate Martha Karua made a similar announcement.
Karua, who served as the Constitutional Affairs Minister during President Mwai Kibaki’s era, said that her bid for the presidency in 2017 is shaping up well.
The two will face President Uhuru Kenyatta and other contenders who will be in the race to the country’s highest office.
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