August 9

‘I’m not your manifesto’ – Lee Kinyanjui takes swipe at UDA leaders

Sunday, June 26th, 2022 13:04 | By
Lee Kinyanjui takes on UDA over name-calling.
Lee Kinyanjui at a past event. PHOTO/(LeeKinyanjui)Facebook

Nakuru governor Lee Kinyanjui has clapped back at leaders affiliated with the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party over what he termed as 'making him a centrepiece for their campaigns'.

The outspoken governor took to his social media to state that Deputy President Wiliam Ruto's political outfit has mentioned his name 28 times.

This he said was against their candidate Susan Kihika who was mentioned only 22 times.

"The yellow team was in Nakuru ostensibly to sell their manifesto, but along the way, forgot and focused on me. In your tour, you mentioned my name 28 times against your flagbearer 22. Am I part of your manifesto?" he posed.

Kinyanjui takes on UDA over name calling.
Kinyanjui takes on UDA over name-calling. PHOTO/(LeeKinyanjui)Facebook

Kinyanjui also accused the party of name-calling contrary to the expectations of a campaign free from insults and name-calling.

"While we expected a sober, issue-based campaign devoid of insults and name-calling, we got a full dose of it. Even those who have given you the benefit of doubt now know where you belong," he wrote.

He added: "We were keenly waiting to hear how you plan to tackle corruption, maybe you conveniently forgot. Fighting corruption would help our youth secure a decent livelihood and escape the hopelessness you are exploiting for cheap politics"

While appreciating their efforts towards visiting the county frequently, Kinyanjui further stated that despite the party frequently visiting the town, electorates would be guided by interests and track records.

"In the fullness of time, you shall realise that our voting will be guided by our interests and track record, and not the number of visitations, level of insults, size of paid crowds, length of convoy or number of billboards," he added.

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