Family members showing interest in political seats left vacant after the death of their loved ones has become rampant in Kenya.
This tendency has seen either widowed wives, children or close family members declare themselves fit to replace and continue the agenda of the deceased claiming to be the ones who know better how the departed would have wanted their legacy to be.
Such cases have left majority of kenyans wondering whether people who should be mourning death of a close person are nowadays rejoicing in their demise.
It has become an issue of concern after the latest move by June khoinange,widow to the late kiambaa member of parliament who declared interest in the upcoming parliamentary by-elections days after the death of her husband.
Other similar cases have been witnessed in Bonchari constituency and Juja constituency where wives of the deceased are campaigning ahead of the by-elections.In Garissa,the son to the late senator AbdulKadir Haji was selected unopposed as the senator taking after his father.
What puzzles many is whether it is right for close people to show interest in political seats left by their loved ones immediately after their death.Leave your opinion on the comment section below.
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