The Star (Nairobi)

10 December 2012

Kenya: My Opponents Are Running Scared, Mary Wambui Says

OTHAYA parliamentary aspirant Mary Wambui has called for peaceful election campaigns and desist from insulting opponents. Wambui was speaking at Muna-ini Primary School in Othaya after registering as a voter.

Wambui claimed that her hat her entry in Othaya has changed politics in the area and that here opponents were already running scared and even attempting to block her candidature through the courts.

"I'm the only woman in the race while others are men. Why do they fear me? They should not do campaigns of mudslinging others. Let's meet in the ballot box," She said.

She was accompanied by Othaya leaders and over 100 university students from the area. Wambui urged all eligible people in the area to register as voters so that they can elect her during the January TNA party nominations.

"I'm not intimidated or cowed by anybody. No turning back. No need to panic since I'm here to win the seat since I want to help Othaya people," she said.

The aspirant promised she will ensure a university is set up in Othaya to promote education in the area. She also pledged to help farmers from the constituency more through value addition on their produce, especially like milk, tea and coffee.

The youth will also acquire employment after the starting of light industries in the area. Wambui also pledged to educate needy and bright students by starting a foundation which will help the students once elected in parliament.

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