CS ready to quit cabinet to run in 2017 polls
06 October 2016, 20:56
Nairobi - A CS says that he is ready to quit the cabinet to seek his elective missions come the 2017 General Elections.
According to Water and Irrigation CS Eugene Wamalwa, nothing will stop him from running come the 2017 elections, even if he risks losing the race.
Wamalwa is focused on winning the Nairobi Governor's seat come the 2017 polls and says that he is certain that his gamble to quit office will work.
" Eugene Wamalwa will be in the ballot. I will resign in February and concentrate on campaigns," he stated.
He added that he would not be cowed by pressure from the Jubilee Party as regards the race for the seat which has seen many politicians express their interest.
He is confident he will win the mandate of the people.
" I will be in the race for the main seat. I have already said that I do not fear any opponent and will go full force for the win," he added.
Wamalwa has been backed by some senior politicians from the Jubilee Coalition for the seat but faces stern competition.
In the race is Nairobi Senator Mike Mbuvi Sonko as well as MPs Dennis Waweru, Johnson Sakaja and Margaret Wanjiru the former Starehe MP.
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