All the mainstream media outlets in Kenya are currently broadcasting the Nairobi gubernatorial debate. So far, four candidates have availed themselves for the debate. This includes; Esther Waringa (Independent), Harman Singh (Safina Party), Nancy Wambui (Usawa Party) and Kenneth Nyamwamu. The key issues are governance dormain, leadership and integrity, transport issues and living standards. The aspirants admitted that they have been campaigning and feel good that they have been given to the platform to launch their manifesto.
While giving her vision for Nairobi, Esther Waringa states that Nairobi has the potential and vibrant citizens who are willing to work. Therefore,she will provide authentic and transformative leadership to aid in achieving the goals of Nairobi. She says that corruption and looting is at the peak and this even scares away investors. This is one thing she wants to solve when she becomes governor. In his manifesto,Harman Singh has eight points including free education,free health and providing employment to the youth. Singh looks at regulating corruption, better revenue generating strategy and regulating operation of parastatals.
Nancy Wambui looks at making Nairobi a better place by standing with everybody living within the county. " I will make Nairobi a home for everybody because Usawa Party if for all people," Wambui says. Kenneth Nyamwamu aims at making the city business friendly. He says this because currently, politicians are fighting small business instead of supporting them. He says he will provide electricity and water in all the informal parts within Nairobi. Nyamwamu also looks are making the operation of bodaboda operators by introducing a county wide application that will be used by them. Thes are points that have been made in first part of the Nairobi gubernatorial debate. All eyes are on the second session that will have Senator Johnson Sakaja and Azimio candidate Polycarp Igathe.
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