The race to the state house is becoming more hot after another candidate joins the group of contestants. Jimmy Kibaki who is the eldest son to the former president of Kenya Mwai Kibaki has shown interest in the presidential seat. He is the deputy party leader of the New Democrat Party which will help him vie for president in 2022 general elections.[Photo Courtesy]
Billionaire Thuo Mathenge who is the national party chairman of New Democrat Party was speaking to People's Daily Digital when he opened up about the allegations. He claimed that they had a consultative meeting which allowed Jimmy Kibaki to vie for a seat in an advanced stage. He also added that the New New Democrat Party has received the blessings of former president of Kenya through his son Jimmy Kibaki.
Kenyans were however fast to react on this allegations saying that the stories about dynasties and families must stop. There are those who claimed that Jimmy Kibaki wants to become president because his father was also a president. They felt sorry for those who do not come from dynasties and big families, because the presidential seat is continuing to rotate among those from dynasties. Here are some of their reactions.
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