NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 26 – Nairobi gubernatorial seat aspirant under the Jubilee Party Peter Kenneth has expressed concern over missing names in the voters’ register.
While expressing optimism of winning in the exercise, Kenneth cast his vote at the Bahati Primary School in Makadara at about 10am surrounded by his supporters who stated that they voted for him due to his agenda for the city.
A few of the voters who were interviewed by Capital FM News stated that the process was proceeding smoothly and they expect no incident.
“I came here at about 8am and found the polling centre open. The only thing we are experiencing are long queus but everything else is okay,” one voter at the Bahati Primary School stated.
Another voter stated his desire to elect a leader who will bring change to Nairobi.
“I want a leader who will bring change to the city. Today I am here to ensure that we get such a leader and I want to make sure that my vote counts,” another one said.
When asked who they would vote for between Senator Mike Sonko and Kenneth, many preferred to keep their choice a secret stating that all they wanted was positive change.
The Nairobi nominations have postponed thrice to allow for consensus between Kennneth and Sonko who has insisted on being on the ballot.
Aspirants are also contesting various parliamentary seats including in Starehe where Maina Kamanda will be battling it out with Musician Charles Jaguar and Francis Mwangi.