20 December 2012

Kenya: Limuru Aspirant Denies Deal With MP

Limuru Parliamentary hopeful Kamau Mugo aka Kapusi being escorted to Bosco Primary school where he registered as a voter on Monday Photo Njenga Gicheha

Limuru Parliamentary hopeful Kamau Mugo has denied claims that he intends to withdraw his candidature. He said he is not in discussion with Limuru MP Peter Mwathi or anyone else and is still firmly in the race.

Speaking at Bosco Primary School in Ngarariga village, Limuru where he registered as a voter yesterday, Mugo said he has been preparing for his campaigns since he declared his interest for the seat last year.

"I am going to participate in TNA nominations in January and have been working on strategies to win. I therefore urge my supporters not to be misled by mere propaganda," he said. When contacted, Mwathi confirmed that he and Kamau have not had a seating to discuss anything.

"Let anyone who wants to be elected vie for the seat, it will only work to my advantage because they will divide the vote and I will take off with a larger chunk," he said.

Kamau also asked residents to elect county ward representatives and an MP who has been born and brought up within the district. "Limuru has suffered a great deal of economic setback due to having leaders who are not from here hence do not really care about the county.

We've had leaders from Kikuyu and Ndeiya and it is about time we have one who is home grown, who understands the challenges of Limuru and can provide visionary leadership," he said.

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