22 February 2013

Kenya: Parliamentary Hopeful Blasts TNA Defectors

Gatundu South TNA parliamentary candidate Jossy Ngugi has told off his rivals for betraying the spirit of the party by defecting to other parties after losing at the primaries.

Addressing market traders and mechanics at Gatundu Town yesterday, Ngugi said there always winners and losers in any contest and his rivals should stop crying foul and support him as they had earlier pledged for the sake of the constituency's development.

He thanked residents for showing trust in his leadership and promised to deliver on his promises urging them to grant him a landslide victory during the March 4 polls.

Ngugi asked voters to also elect Jubilee's presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta saying not doing so will send the wrong message since Gatundu South is Uhuru's constituency.

He said for Uhuru to govern with ease, he needs many TNA MPs, senators, governors, women and county representatives to ensure he has a "strong force" behind him.

"Do not just vote for Uhuru alone, make sure you pass every TNA candidate so that Uhuru can have the support he needs to run the nation," he said.

He said once elected as MP he will ensure equitable sharing of resources. He pledged to begin by engaging in transparent, merit based allocation of the newly constructed multi million market stalls at the matatu and bus terminus.

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