Women rep. candidates get IEBC clearance

Orange Democratic Movement women representative candidate, Janet Ongera and her Jubilee counterpart, Dorice Aburi alias Donya Toto were cleared by the IEBC officials to run for the post ahead of August 8, polls.

Addressing the media moments after being awarded IEBC certificate, Dorice exuded confidence in clinching the coveted post that has attracted 14 candidates.

The former Royal Media Service presenter urged the electorate to vote her in, saying she will ensure affirmative Funds by the governments are distributed to all desiring Kisii county residents.

She promised to fulfill her promises and fight for the women rights and that of the minority group adding that her ongoing project to have a toilet for every home was proving to be a success.

Similar sentiments were shared by Ongera who appealed to the electorate to support her, saying that the women rep seat was aimed at helping the needy in Kisii community.

Ongera noted that affirmative kitty was aimed at raising standards of vulnerable and promised to serve them well.

Ongera who was accompanied by Kisii County Governor, James Ongwae and Senatorial hopeful, Sam Ongeri urged Kisii residents to come out in large numbers to elect visionary leaders come August.

Others who had presented their papers before IEBC Regional Coordinator, Sidney Namulungu include incumbent women rep, Mary Otara Independent, Ann Masenge of Wiper and Pamela Moraa among others.

Source: Kenya News Agency