By Allan Wanjiku
A party that has once regarded as a taboo in Mt Kenya region has now attracted serious political contenders who are keen on seeking the party sponsorship ahead of next year’s polls.
Orange Democratic Party (ODM) will be for the first time angle and prepare for the most grueling political duel in Mt Kenya region by sponsoring various aspirants who have exuded confidence that they will emerge victorious.
Among the aspirants who have kick started their Pius aspirants is Pius Kinuthia Wambui who is now traversing the seen constituencies of Muranga in bod to woo voters to support his Senatorial id on a ODM ticket.
Kinuthia 32, told our political desk that the third Senator of Muranga will be a young man known as Kinuthia who will be voted on an ODM ticket based on the positive response he has been getting from the electorate.
“I have received an overwhelming support from the locals and from where I sit, I can tell you that ODM will produce the next Senator of Muranga. I welcome other aspirants seeking elective positions to join the orange party since it will be the party to watch in Mt Kenya region,” Kinuthia added.
According to the young vibrant and energetic turk, Kinuthia said the Senate position requires a young turk since the old and those who claim to be experienced in politics have let the County down.
“Those before us have let us down, the issue of voting for suit piece has also exposed us to the hands of merciless and that is why I have decided to vie to redeem our people. I will play oversight role especially in the health sector which is deteriorating,” the Senatorial aspirant said.
According to the aspirant he has received concerns and the cry of the people about the wanting state of public hospitals around the county and unavailability of essential services and if elected Senator he will demand for streamlining of the Health sector including sponsoring a law that will call for consolidation of the health fund.
Kinuthia will face off with the little known Joe Nyutu who will be seeking the seat on a Ruto allied UDA ticket.