7 February 2013

Kenya: Akaranga Is Our Man, Muslims Says

THE Muslim community in Vihiga county has endorsed Progressive Party of Kenya's (PPK) candidate and former cabinet minister Moses Akaranga, for the governor.

The Muslims leaders met yesterday at Mudete Mosque and declared that Akaranga as their choice for the seat. Sheikh Mohammed Ndote from Banja said they will support the former Public Service minister because of his development track record while a minister.

"Members of the Muslim community have vetted candidates running for governor and settled on Akaranga, because he has the qualities we are looking for," said Ndote. "He managed the public resources at his disposal well." He said Akaranga had helped the local people get jobs in the government.

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