If elections were held today, former Kameme FM presenter Annie Wanjiku Kibe would clinch Gatundu North parliamentary seat with 71.8 percent of votes.
According to a research conducted by Precise Research and Consultants, an independent team of research analysts that includes media professionals, the former journalist had the best vision for Gatundu North.
The research was done based on interviews from the voters who attended previously held parliamentary debates by Gatundu North professionals.
‘Candidate suitability was rated using their mode of poverty eradication, value addition, education, infrastructural development, youth agenda, and social welfare, ability to mobilize network and leadership skills. We carried out none-biased interviews from locals at ward level,’ stated the official results.
‘Annie Wanjiku Kibe led by 71.8 percent on overall popularity, leadership qualities and vision for Gatundu North closely followed by Vincent Gichuru Gaitho, Henry Mboto who scored 21.0 and 7.2 percent respectively. The other four aspirants who did not attend debate forums Kigo Njenga, Francis Karigi, Kariuki Muiruri and Clement Kungu Waibara had 0 percent rating,’ stated the results.
According to the ratings, Gatundu North electorates indicated that leaders who boycotted the debate forums had no vision for Gatundu North.
The hopeful MP welcomed the results noting that Gatundu North people had spoken adding that the opinion would reflect on Jubilee Party nominations.
Speaking in Kamwangi town on Saturday, Kibe called on peaceful, free and fair nominations warning that abnormallies witnessed in ODM party nominations should not be inherited in the Friday scheduled primaries for Jubilee party.
‘Let nobody try to rig Jubilee Party nominations because it won’t be possible. We will work with the decision of Gatundu North people,’ she said
Gatundu North has seven Gatundu North hopefuls among them being six male and only one female candidate. Among the hopefuls are the incumbent Kigo Njenga, former MP Clement Kungu Waibara, former MP and assistant agriculture minister Kariuki Muiruri, 2013 general election aspirants Henry Mbote, Vincent Gichuru Gaitho, Partrick Karigi alias Wamaritha and new entrant Annie Wanjiku Kibe.