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Jubilee leaders meet local delegates to consolidate support ahead of NDC

Friday, February 18th, 2022 18:13 | By
A section of Jubilee party members from Murang'a county in a meeting ahead of party's NDC. PHOTO/WANGARI NJUGUNA

Jubilee leaders in Murang'a have started to hold meetings with the local delegates in a bid to revive and consolidate the support for the party ahead of the National Delegates Conference slated for next Friday.

The leaders led by former Gatanga Mp Peter Kenneth, Peter Kimari for Mathioya, Ngugi Nduati for Gatanga, nominated Mp Maina Kamanda, and Muturi Kigano for Kangema held a series of town hall meetings in the area with over 5,000 party members.

The leaders said the meetings are a show that the party is alive and kicking contrary to what has been said that the party is dead.

"We want the delegates to give the president a go ahead to initiate talks with other parties and in this case ODM party so that we can seal the Azimio la Umoja deal," Kenneth said.

Kimari on his part noted that the political tidings in the area are changing exuding confidence that the Jubilee party dominate the region.

"People have come out in large numbers and it's a show that they still embrace the party," he stated.

"We still recognize Uhuru as our leader in the region and we want him to ascert his authority so that he can show us the way to go," he added.

Nduati said the campaign period has come and that shall go to every part of the county to sell the party and its agenda.

He said they are aiming at getting a majority of leaders elected through the party as this will help carry on the Jubilee government's agenda.

He however urged the candidates who are seeking the party ticket to embrace political tolerance and avoid inciting the residents.

"We want people to campaigns peacefully as we go to the nominations and they should not pull sideshows," he said.

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