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Ruto's Minister Leaves Home to go Vote, Meets Something She Didn't Expect

Water Cabinet Secretary Alice Wahome has expressed her dissatisfaction with the situation she met when she went to cast her vote on Thursday.

Residents of Kandara in Murang'a are today going back to the ballot to pick their new Member of Parliament, after Wahome, whom they elected in August last year, resigned to join the cabinet.

She has lamented that she went to her polling center expecting to meet long queues of voters, only to meet very few people and no queue at all, which saw her complete the voting process faster than she expected.

“The flow is very, very slow. I have voted and I have taken less than two minutes to complete the exercise,” she said immediately after casting her vote, as is reported by The Star.

She is now blaming residents for not taking the voting exercise seriously, accusing them of deliberately refusing to come out and choosing to stay at home instead.

Wahome has regretted that this is the situation despite the mobilization that had been carried out before the exercise, and now says that the people will have themselves to blame if the wrong person wins.

“This is an opportunity to decide who will be the next MP for Kandara Constituency. It is not okay to stay at home or wait until later in day when queues will be longer," she is further quoted.

She has, however, lauded the IEBC, pointing out that it has organised and is conducting the exercise in the best way.

Her United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party, which is led by President William Ruto, has fronted Chege Njuguna as it's candidate in the mini poll.

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