August 9

Wamatangi to correct errors committed by predecessors

Monday, July 4th, 2022 01:24 | By
Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi. PHOTO/Courtesy
Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi. PHOTO/Courtesy

Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi has appealed to Kiambu residents to vote for him in the August 9 election on grounds he will correct the errors made by his predecessors.

Wamatangi says if elected he will give emphasis on education, agriculture, health, small and medium enterprises, infrastructure, water and sanitation, jobs, youth empowerment, increasing revenue and eliminating theft, vetting and clearing pending bills as well as giving a face-lifting to major towns.

“I decided that I am not going to ask for votes on an empty platform. I came up with my manifesto to give the people of Kiambu an opportunity to first see what it is that I am proposing. I have covered all the areas that I believe the people require to hit the reset button,” he said.

“We started on the wrong footing, subsequently all the other administrations have continued on a wrong path and that’s why we have all the problems that we have today,” Senator Wamatangi told People Daily on phone.

Facing opponents

Wamatangi, the UDA candidate, is currently facing the incumbent James Nyoro of Jubilee Party, former governor William Kabogo (Tujibebe), Moses Kuria (Chama Cha Kazi), Thika Town MP Patrick Wainaina (Independent) and Mwende Gatabaki (Safina).

Nyoro, Kabogo, Kuria, Wainaina and Gatabaki are yet to unveil their manifestoes, but are competing with a promise in promising to turnaround the county.

To boost education, Wamatangi says all eligible children will be enrolled for ECDE as well as ensure there a 100 per cent transition rate at all education levels by supporting needy students.

A fully-fledged digitised “Hudumia WaKiambu platform”, Wamatangi says, if elected, will be installed to enhance service delivery and a revenue service body created to oversee county revenues, ensure all revenue sources, including taxes, will be rationalised to avoid overlap, duplication and inconsistencies.

The UDA candidate is currently distributing his manifesto in his door-to-door campaigns across the vast constituency

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