By Brighton Makori.
Kisii Kenya 30 march 2020…………..Five more candidates have been cleared by the independent Electoral Boundaries Commission [IEBC] to run for the Bonchari by election totalling to 13 candidates.
In the morning Keraa Mary sally of United Green Movement was cleared followed by Former legislator Zebedeo Opore of Jubilee party.
Addressing the Press Opore said, he is looking forward for peaceful election hoping that people will come out in large numbers in the material day to vote adding that if elected he is not new in parliament hence much knowing where to start from.
“Am not new in parliament, I know where I can start from once elected and utilize the government resources which will be used to develop the constituency,” stated Opore.
In her part Keraa Mary Sally appreciated IEBC commissioner for clearing her for being among the many candidates who are vying for the seat.
She added that the Bonchari seat which goes for nine months to general election deserves to be taken by a woman.
“First of all I want to thank my God that I have been cleared by IEBC and am now a candidate among many who are vying for the same seat, I hope the people of Bonchari will turn out in large numbers to vote for me because this time is for women” Said sally adding that even woman carries pregnancies for nine months and therefore the seat goes for nine months to be completed which deserves to be taken by a women.
Maendeleo Chap chap Candidate Margret Gesare Nyabuto said that after being cleared it marks the beginning of the history and legacy of a woman candidate who is going for elective position.
She urged for peaceful election, calm and be well composed because this the time for the people of Bonchari to decide knowing that they are going to make history for electing a woman who can be able to identify their needs and put them in proper platform of Development .
“I want to state that my manifesto is clear, I want to put everyone on a roadmap for the first time that things am going to do in Bonchari are recorded for Woman legacy, I want to build the first time a library in Bonchari Suneka where all our learners will access free Learning materials, Am an academician I Believe in Academic Excellence,” she said
Eric Oigo Nyakeya of National Reconstruction Alliance he said that his interest in the by election is to be elected and represent the interests of Bonchari People since he has the experience of being CDF Chairman for 5 years hence understands the needs .
“I feel that I have experience and fit to run the constituency, I appeal to the electorates to elect visionary leaders who can transform their lifes”, Oigo said
David Ogega of Kenya social Congress was also cleared by IEBC.
On Monday 8 other candidates were cleared totaling to 13 contestants.