Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria today held a meeting with all the contestants in the Juja parliamentary by-elections that have seen his People’s Empoerment Party go head to head with Jubilee with allegations of harrasment surfacing.
Taking to social media, the lawmaker divulged that it was an honour to meet the contestants and shared that all in attendance resolved to make the by-election planned for tomorrow a peaceful one in which the will of the people will be respected.
“This morning I was honoured to join various candidates for tomorrow’s by-election in Juja,” Kuria posted.
Among thos ewho attended the meeting were Zulu Thiongo (Independent), Susan Njeri Wakapee (Jubilee), Eunice Wawilly (TND), George Koimburi (PEP), John Njoroge Mburu (PPK), JM Kariuki (Independent) and Rashid Iregi (Independent).
The aspirants vowed to work together to ensure tomorrow’s will be the most peaceful by-election to ever be witnessed in Kenya.
“The IEBC Chair Wafula Chebukati and Kiambu County Police Commander Mr Ali Nuno promised that the election will be free, fair and transparent and that security agencies will maintain maximum security and be fair to all candidates” Kuria added..
The seat fell vacant following the demise of former MP Francis Munyua Waititu, popularly known as Wakapee.
Earlier Kuria had claimed that the police are mistreating his candidate George Koimburi who is vying using the Peoples Empowerment Party.
Susan Waititu is among those in the race, seeking to succeed her husband.