The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Nyoro Picks Woman for Running Mate in Kiambu

Kiambu county governor aspirant James Nyoro has picked a woman as his running mate. Nyoro picked Beth Wangui who was initially seeking senator seat.

Wangui, a member of TNA, holds a degree in business studies. Nyoro is running for governor on the Narc ticket. Initially he was in TNA then defected to GNU before joining Narc.

Nyoro said although they are in different parties, they are in Jubilee alliance. He said their aim is to to promote development and uplift the standard of living for Kiambu .

He was speaking in Kiambu town yesterday. Nyoro said he support Jubilee coalition presidential aspirant Uhuru Kenyatta. "I moved to Narc because it's one of the parties in the Jubilee coalition," Nyoro said.

Nyoro said he picked her for gender and regional balance. Nyoro comes from Kikuyu, which is in Kiambu West, while Wangui comes from Thika in Kiambu East.

Wangui said that she is ready to work for the people of Kiambu as a deputy governor where they will work towards making sure that they fight poverty at the grassroots level.

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