NAIROBI, Kenya Oct 30 – The Maendeleo Chap Chap Party has announced that it will field a presidential
candidate in the 2022 General Election.
Party leader Alfred Mutua has said that the party will however, support President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election
bid next year.
Speaking at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi where he met aspirants from all over the country, Mutua who is also the Machakos Governor, said the party has begun its journey to transform the country’s leadership from the top.
“Today will be recorded in history as the day politicians came together to change the politics and pace of development in Kenya, “said Mutua.
He revealed that when he started the Maendeleo Chap Chap paradigm he did not envision that it will transform to a national party.
“However, it is now clear, God has his plans for our country and today I am standing among political aspirants of Maendeleo Chap Chap Party,” ‘said Mutua.
The Governor said he is among aspirants who are in other political parties but “we know that you require a new, fair and better vehicle for your re-election next year.”
“It is so heartwarming to see that each county has aspirants for various seats. From as far north as Mandera to Kwale in the South, the Western borders of Busia to the Eastern corners of Garissa, from the highlands of the Mt. Kenya region to the plains of Makueni and Taveta,” ‘said Mutua.
He observed that Maendeleo Chap Chap has attracted serious aspirants who will campaign and win seats in the next elections set for August 2017.