The Kieni United Democratic Alliance (UDA) parliamentary candidate Njoroge Wainaina Chieni has come out to claim that his life is in danger as the country heads to the August 9 polls.
The aspirant has asked both the National Police Service and the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to look into the matter.
He specifically wants his opponents investigated ahead of the eagerly awaited August poll.
The aspirant held a presser on Saturday and shared his issues with the media
"KIENI parliamentary seat UDA candidate Njoroge Wainaina claims his life is in danger and wants police and IEBC to investigate his political opponents," read an update from the source.
A few days ago, plunged into losses after his campaign branding materials worth Sh 2.4 million were destroyed by unknown vandals.
He also pointed the blaming fingers at his opponent by saying they had paid the goons to walk around the constituency and pull down the billboards that he had erected in key regions.
"Vandalizing your opponents’ campaign material is a serious breach of the IEBC elections code of conduct that each of us subscribed to, which should be observed by all. I hope the relevant authorities will act fast to stem this vice,” he had said as reported by Nation.
One of his opponents in the coming general election is the incumbent MP of the Jubilee Party, Kanini Kega
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