The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Army Man Launches Bid

A Kakamega governor aspirant has asked the government to register youths without ID cards as voters. Suleiman Sumba said a large number of youth will be locked out of the registration because they lack of IDs.

Speaking during the official launch of his campaign at Nabongo Cultural Centre in Mumias at the weekend, Sumba said youths with waiting cards should be allowed to use them to register.

"Western region has a large population but lack the inspiration to vote. We should change this culture in order to get good leaders" Sumba stated. The New Ford-Kenya hopeful claimed some youth applied for ID cards more than four months ago but are yet to get them.

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