Jirongo defends non performing MPs
20 February 2012, 12:58
A presidential aspirant Cyrus Jirongo has
defended non-performing members of parliament and put the blame to the two
principals whom he said are the controller in distribution of resources of the
The Lugari Member of Parliament said that
members of parliament who have never delivered good services to their
electorate should not be blamed.
“Members of parliament can be good performers
but when the president is not providing the necessary resources to them they
can do nothing. It is like today the two principals are directing resources to
their regions only,” he noted.
He said Kenyans should this round election elect
a president who will be able to manage resource of the country by fairly
distributing them unlike the current top leaders whom he blamed for directing
most of the country’s resources to their regions.
Jirongo who is contesting for presidential
candidate on United Republican Party urged political leaders in Coast region to
unite instead of playing political blame game.
He said their unity will lead them to vote for
good president from a newly formed party URP which he noted would bring change
to the country’s long economic, political and social problems.
Speaking at Kijiwetanga village in Malindi at
the former Malindi Mayors’ home where he addressed residents on Friday Jirongo
added that the Kenyans needed a party where there is no tribalism, nepotism,
discrimination to any social group and greed among other issues which have
affected the country for many years since independence.
“If we are led by parties encouraging
nepotism, greed and tribalism then we are going no where. We need to eye on a
party that such issues have no rooms and that is URP,” he urged residents.
He was accompanied by former Malindi Mayor
Kazungu Diwani, former Tana-River MP Mohamed Galgalo and former Malindi
constituency chair lady Elizabeth Muthoka alias Ocampo six among other
Coast province and Western, he said are sharing
the same problems for being discriminated by pasts and current governments and
that they should unite and support URP Presidential contestant which he said
will for the next government.
“After Jomo Kenyatta, Arap Moi, Mwai Kibaki and
now the two principal this areas and even many Kenyans have never benefitted
from voting for leaders in this country. That why we decided to unite and
support one candidate after nomination whom we can trust to help Kenyans,” he
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