Meru Governor Peter Munya has urged residents to vote for President Uhuru Kenyatta in the August 8 General Election to enable him complete the projects his government has initiated.
Speaking at Kiitho Primary School accompanied by the Tigania East’s PNU parliamentary candidate Josphat Gichunge, Munya said he supports Uhuru’s re-election bid despite critricism from his Jubilee Party opponents in the county. he will continue to drum up support for the President regardless of what they say.
He, however, accused his rivals of using the the provincial administration to sabotage his political rallies but vowed to soldier on. The governor cautioned leaders against divisive politics noting that if the President is to win a second term he needs supports from everybody regardless of party or tribe affiliation.
Munya said every Kenyan has a democratic right to assemble and vote for a candidate of their choice without any intimidation or influence from anybody noting that if the trend is left unchecked it will have a negative impact on Uhuru to votes in Meru.
“I don’t need permission from anybody to hold a public rally because it is my democratic right.Am aware that the chiefs are being intimidated but they should not fear to vote for a candidate of their choice,” said the governor.
He alleged that some people are being arrested even without committing any crime and cautioned the police against the habit.