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Makali pledges to end political rivalry if elected

18 November 2013, 12:36 Arap Yego

Bungoma - Bungoma County residents have been urged to rise above partisan politics and make informed choices based on the individual senatorial candidate’s ability when they head to the polls in the December 19 by-elections.

David Makali, one of the aspirants of the Bungoma Senate seat, said the County has lagged behind in terms of development because of the political rivalry between the dominant parties in the region, and urged the County residents to vote him in so that he can correct the situation.

“The antagonism between the political parties in Bungoma and subsequently the leaders allied to the different factions has negatively affected development in the County, as the respective leaders cannot sit down together and offer services to members of the public,” said Makali, who declared that he will vie for the seat as an independent candidate at a burial ceremony of a Laikipia University student at Kibuk in Mt. Elgon over the weekend.

“I urge the people of Bungoma to vote for me in in the upcoming by-election because I will diffuse the tension that has been brought about by the bitter political rivalry between leaders allied to different political party affiliations,” said the journalist, in an apparent reference to the bruising war between the Eugene Wamalwa-led New Ford Kenya and Moses Wetang’ula’s Ford Kenya parties that are dominant in Bungoma.

Makali, a former co-host of the Cheche Talk show program on Citizen TV, noted that the problems bedeviling the County and even the country currently require youthful and zealous individuals with innovative thinking, and observed that he is better placed and ready to offer these if the voters give him the mandate in the mini-polls.

“Bungoma County residents have cried for a change for a long time because of poor leadership; it’s up to them now to make an informed choice and elect me, as most of my competitors have been their representatives and things went wrong in terms of development during their watch,” said Makali.

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