Karua exudes confidence Azimio will win by landslide
AZIMIO la Umoja - One Kenya alliance running mate Martha Karua took it's campaign to Kiambu and Nyandarua on Saturday, July 2 2022, where she exuded confidence they will win the August poll with a landslide.
She said that her being chosen as Raila Odinga's running mate united the central region thereby consolidating the coalition's votes.
Karua said that plans are under way to zone the region in order to avoid losing seats to it's opponents, chiefly the United Democratic Alliance.
'We shall ensure that we select the most popular candidate among our siblings otherwise we shall give our competitors an opportunity to beat us", she told coalition candidates and delegates at Jumuia Conference and Country Home, Limuru.
She said that respective parties from Mt. Kenya should embrace a unity of purpose with a view of pooling together.
"If you go to Nyanza, their party is ODM, in Ukambani they have the Wiper party while the UDA belongs to the Rift Valley but we in the Mt. Kenya have none", she said.
Karua slams Ruto
Karua lashed out at Deputy President William Ruto for disrespecting President Uhuru Kenyatta noting that if Azimio wins the polls, she will unconditionally respect Raila.
"Differences and misunderstanding normally happen between leaders but it should bubble to the service. If that happens, it should not make one disrespect or disobey their boss", she said.
She called upon locals to choose their leaders wisely lest they elect wayward and corrupt individuals who will empty national coffers.
Kiaimbu governor James Nyoro who hosted Karua decried the increased number of single mothers in the county.
Nyoro, who is defending his seat on a Jubilee party ticket, said that his administration if elected will set aside a fund to cater for their interests.
"Singles mothers are increasing by the day and it's likely to be a disaster if not addressed cautiously and expeditiously", he said.