By Allan Wanjiku
Gaturi Ward MCA aspirant Esther Mwihaki has broken her silence over the Jubilee party primaries held on Friday.
The promising and vibrant youth leader congratulated her fiercest rival Ms Rosemary Njiine Wakuthii and wished her well in her quest to become the next MCA.
Ms Mwihaki who garnered 1260 votes which is 460 shy of that of Ms Wakuthii said in fullness of time she will decide the way forward on whether to support Jubilee party or make a come back telling her supporters to keep their ears and eyes on the ground.
“I wish to congratulate the winner and wish her well, I will, in fullness of time decide whether to support the Jubilee candidate or to come back in my own way,” she said.
Should she decide to make a come back, the youth leader will definitely give Ms Wakuthii sleepless nights given the margin of the votes and a fact that Mr Joshua Githinji will not be vying as an independent candidate a move that will make Ms Mwihaki to inherit all his votes.
However her supporters are piling pressure on her to vie as an independent candidate saying the party polls were flawed and questioned why the Technology Primary School Tallying Center was changed in the last minute rush to the far flung Rurii Primary School in the neighborhood of the now declared winner for the ruling party’s candidate.
They also aver that the delay of availing the polling materials like the case at Kibuu polling centre disadvantaged their candidate given that there was very little time given to locals to exercise their voting right which was also not extended during the closing hours.
“The election materials were only availed at noon, this is illegal and we want our candidate back so as to prove them wrong in December 15 by election,” Mr James Kamau an influential villager at Gakuyu village said.