NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 26 – The Maendeleo Chap Chap Party will hold a convention for all its aspirants at the Kasarani indoor arena to discuss nominations and party structures.
Party leader Alfred Mutua who is also the Machakos Governor said the agenda of the meeting on Tuesday will also include strategies to develop strong and transparent structures that will guide the party.
“These structures will guide the party before, during the election period and in future,” said Mutua.
He added that his party seeks to bring real development to the people through servant leadership, justice, fairness and democratic practices.
Mutua spoke as he wound up his three-day popularisation tour of western Kenya where he met aspirants and supporters in Busia, Vihiga, Kakamega and Bungoma counties.
He said that the party nominations will be free and fair.
Mutua urged voters to elect leaders based on their development record and not on parties or tribal lines.
He said the party will support it’s aspirants with campaign materials and other resources.
Mutua enumerated the development projects that he has initiated in Machakos County saying they were meant to transform the lives of the electorate.
“That’s why I am committed to lead a party that puts the interests of the people first,” said Mutua.
Meanwhile, the Party Secretary General Steve Kilonzo has declared his interest to vie for the Kitui Senate seat.
He will now battle it out with former Sunday Standard Managing Editor Enock Wambua who is eyeing the Wiper ticket.
Kilonzo said he was ready to battle it out with other aspirants come the August polls.
Kilonzo, a Mombasa based business man holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from Egerton University and a Masters degree in Human Resource Development from JKUAT.
Kilonzo said Kitui County needed a transformative Senator who will protect devolution.
He said devolution had led to many gains at the grassroots levels.
Kilonzo said he was ready to use his business networks to help steer the county to greater heights.