A house agent employee from Gachororo slums in Juja constituency has dug deep her pocket to mobilize Kenyans from other tribes living within Kiambu County to come out in large numbers on Thursday and vote in President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Susan Wambui has been donating alternative carrier bags branded Uhuruto slogans to shoppers in supermarkets, markets and shops.
Speaking to press on Tuesday after distributing president Uhuru’s letter that called on Kenyans to come out and vote on Thursday this week, Wambui said that after spending Ksh 200,000, she had drained her account but her efforts had born fruits.
“I have been issuing the alternative carrier bags to shoppers in Kiambu County as a way of convincing them to vote for president Uhuru. I however recently endevoured to persuade Kenyans from other tribes to dissent boycott call by Nasa team. I have been able to convert over 5,000 voters from other tribes who have vowed to exercise their voting right on Thursday,” said Wambui.
“After exhausting Ksh 200,000 in my account, I opted to photocopy the letter that president Uhuru stashed in a local daily asking Kenyans to come out and vote. I have been able to distribute the letters to over 10,000 Kiambu residents who have heeded to the president’s call,” she added.
Wambui noted that Uhuru was a typical leader whose development record was mouthwatering singling out provision of free maternal health, free secondary education, infrastructural development, electrification and creation of job opportunities through good relations with investors.
Residents of Juja commended her efforts noting that Juja and other parts of Kiambu had spoken loud to participate in the presidential repeat polls.
Esther Gesare middle aged from Kisii land and who operates a greengrocery in Juja said that Wambui had convinced her enough vowing to ignore boycott calls.
“I have seen the development record of Uhuru and I will vote him back on Thursday. I have a right to vote and because am angry with the economic instabilities that has weakened my business, I will be on the ballot to vote for peace,” said Gesare.
Jane Wangari, a Githeri vendor said that she would offer free Githeri meals on Thursday to all voters lamenting deterioration of her business by political uncertainties.