Nakuru; Women to boycott elections
26 September 2012, 17:29
Women in Nakuru County have threatened to boycott elections if the parliament mitigates the one third agenda.
According to a press statement led by Bahati Member of Parliament aspirant Hilda Kimata in a one day women aspirant workshop organized by centre for conflict management in collaboration with business and professionals women club Kenya, constitution provisions should not be tampered with in an aim to please some individuals.
The women in the county are as well calling for the position of the deputy governor in Nakuru County to be a woman.
The Nakuru town mp lee Kinyanjui who attended the workshop called on women to take the leadership challenges positively and go for different elective positions.
Kinyanjui has also said that the culture that viewed women as just community properties is time barred adding that women all over the world who have risen and faced challenges head on have made big differences in the society.
He gave an example of the late Nobel peace prize laureate Wangari Maathai who made commendable differences that will ever be remembered in Kenyan environment.
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