The Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission IEBC on Monday concluded the Vetting process for Presidential aspirants ahead of the forth coming general elections set to be held on August 9. After a smooth last few days, the exercise was met with drama on Monday as all independent candidates were locked out of the race.
Joining KKA? Presidential Candidate Paints His Presser Venue With Yellow Colors Ahead of Declaration
That Safina Party 2022 Presidential candidate Hon Jimmy Wanjigi could be headed to Deputy President William Ruto's Kenya Kanza Alliance camp a day after being locked out of the 2022 presidential race remains a matter of watch and see. This follows the explosion of confirmed reports that the Business man-turned politician has decorated his presser venue with UDA yellow colors unlike in the days when he uses blue colors to affiliate himself with the Safina Party.
BREAKING: End of the Road For Tycoon Wanjigi as His Presidential Bid Case Is Dismissed By High Court
According to news hitting the air waves just now, the kenyan High Court has dismissed Safina Party presidential aspirant Jimmy Wanjigi’s case according to News reports, Justice Jairus Ngaah said the court has no powers to question his qualifications. Wanjigi had gone to the high Court seeking to be included in the next presidential ballot after he was dramatically kicked out by the IEBC.
Safina Party candidate for Kiambu County gubernatorial bid Mwende Gatabaki, has affirmed that her governor's bid is not tied to any of the four presidential candidates; Raila Odinga, William Ruto, George Wajackoyah or David Waihiga. Gatabaki who was speaking on Sunday during Kiambu gubernatorial debate, said that she had left a vacuum for the electorates to choose who they want as their president, even though she has guided them.
Jimmy Wanjigi, the presidential candidate of the Safina Party, has warned Raila Odinga, the leader of the ODM Party, to start packing his stuff for the Bondo Express in August 2022, since Kenyans will not buy into his fraudulent, cheap, and unrealistic political promises.
Jimi Wanjigi of Safina Party excited politicians and journalists while sending a warning to journalists during a press briefing. Wanjigi and other politicians who had been disqualified from the presidential race by IEBC called for a press briefing to reveal their next move. Wanjigi while inviting journalists to ask the politicians questions warned the journalists not to ask questions that do not touch on what they had talked about.
Kenya is 33 days away from the eagerly awaited August ninth general elections. Already, nationwide campaigns have escalated to greater heights with political players out selling their respective bids in order to emerge victorious come the d-day. On the same breath, there seem to be eleventh hour political developments with late defections and fresh realignments still out in play.
According to news hitting the air waves just now, Safina Party Presidential Candidate Jimi Wanjigi has been granted leave by High Court to challenge IEBC decision to block his presidential run. According to sources His petition will be heard tomorrow (Thursday) at 11am. Wanjigi was kicked out of the presidential race by IEBC after it emerged that he had not met a majority of the set requirements.
Safina Party presidential aspirant, Jimi Wanjigi, now says that he is undertaking a master's degree at Daystar University a day after he was disqualified from the presidential race over academic papers. In a press briefing on Tuesday, June 7, the businessman stated that he was a graduate of the Nairobi-based university and enrolled for a post-graduate degree in diplomacy.
In the recently concluded exercise of clearing Presidential Candidates to vie in the August 9th General Elections only four were able to pass the rigorous process while more were rejected by the Commision. Jimmy Wanjigi of Safina Party was one of the candidates that was rejected by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission over lack of a University Degree.
The Safina Party presidential aspirant Jimi Wanjigi will know his fate tomorrow, 1 July 2022 on whether his Presidential bid will be given a green light in the upcoming August 9th General Eelction. This in relation to his previous move to court seeking to have his name included on the presidential election ballot papers.
Kiambu gubernatorial candidate vying with Safina Party, Mwende Gatabaki-Ndii has called out to the government to ensure security of female aspiring candidates as they face hardship during their campaign rallies. Photo courtesy. Gatabaki has requested the government to intensify its security for female politicians as they are experiencing tough rallies caused by heated crowds and rogue masses of people hired by their rivals.
Safina Party presidential aspirant Jimmy Wanjigi has been disqualified by the IEBC returning officer Wafula Chebukati. Jimmy Wanjigi failed to fulfill the requirement of providing 2,000 signatures together with the copies of the national identity cards as required by the law. He also provided transcripts rather than degree from a recognised University.
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.
Safina Party presidential aspirant Jimi Wanjigi's dream to be the fifth president of Kenya has come undone after IEBC rejected his nomination over lack of a university degree. Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission boss Wafula Chebukati said he cannot clear Mr. Wanjigi without a degree certificate.IEBC says he’s scheduled to graduate from Daystar in Dec. 2022.
The elections in the country are around the corner and different candidates aspiring various seats in different parts of the country are in efforts to make good moves especially this time round when the political journey is getting into full swing. Presidential seat was however the most contested one this time round with as many as seventeen candidates making their applications.
I will be on the ballot for the August 9 General Election! Safina Party presidential aspirant Jimi Wanjigi has reaffirmed. This comes after the businessman cum politician was denied clearance by the IEBC. Wanjigi failed to produce a degree certificate and meet the signatures requirement. "I want to inform the commission, we know what is going on but unfortunately this time you won't get away with it.
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission chairperson Wafula Chebukati lists 2022 successful presidential candidates. This comes barely hours after the Commission revokes Walter Mong'are's clearance certificate over degree hitch. Jimi Wanjigi of Safina Party was also disqualified from the August 9, 2022 presidential race over lack of a Bachelor’s degree.
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) yesterday confirmed that they have cleared only four presidential candidates who will be seeking to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta. Safina Party presidential candidate Hon Jimmy Wanjigi was yesterday turned down by the Commission over a lack of Degree certificate. Wanjigi assured his supporters that he will be on the ballot in the August polls.
Reuben Kigame, a presidential candidate, has stated that "we will not be silenced. "Kigame, who did not qualify to run for the country's top office, said the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) implemented the legislation discriminatorily, speaking at the Safina Party headquarters on Tuesday."