Wiper leader to mobilize voter registration at the coast

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By KBC Reporters/KNA

Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka is set to tour the coastal region in a bid to lobby the region to register as voters with just eight days left to the end of the one month voter registration drive by IEBC.

Kalonzo is expected to tour Taita Taveta, Mombasa, Kwale and Kilifi counties in which he will also sell the opposition’s manifesto ahead of the August poll.

With eight days left to the close of the voter registration  drive in which the independent electoral and boundaries commission is targeting to register at least 6 million new voters politicians continue to sustain the pressure to woo unregistered voters to participate in the one month exercise.

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It is likely the commission may not meet its target with only 1.5 million new voters having registered for the exercise in the past three weeks.

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Key political leaders continue to traverse different parts of the country to lobby Kenyans to register as voters amid fears of voter apathy voters.

In Kiambu County Political leaders have been urged to put aside their political differences and focus on voter registration.

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The one month voter registration exercise comes to a close on the 14th of February 2017.

Meanwhile, the Wiper Democratic Movement Leader carried on with his tour of the expansive Kisii region to woo residents to register as voters in the ongoing mass voter registration exercise.

The wiper leader is expected to visit 20 stations before heading to Nyamira County.

On Sunday, Kalonzo managed to visit four constituencies of South Mugirango, Bobasi, Nyaribari Masaba and Nyaribari Chache in Kisii County, where he rallied residents who have not registered as voters to do so in large numbers so as to have a voice in the coming August 8th general election.

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He also used the occasion to criticize the government, saying it had ruined the country’s image citing the failure by our neighbours to vote for Kenya’s candidate Ambassador Amina Mohammed during the election for new Africa union Commission chairperson as a good example.

It is on this premise that he asked residents to support the newly mooted NASA saying its stands a good chance to transform the country for the better and bring back its lost glory and rebuild its tarnished reputation in the global sphere.

 

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