By Farah Adan:
The Wiper Party has today held a political rally in Wajir parading its candidates for different elective positions in Wajir County.
Party leader Kalonzo Musyo and His deputy Farah Maalim, Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula, Wajir Governor Ahmed Abdullahi and a host of other leaders were present.
The wiper leaders drummed up support for Rashid Kassim, eyeing the Wajir East Parliamentary seat and Halima Shina who is vying for the County Women MP position.
In his address, Kassim popularly known as RK tabled his manifesto pledging many goodies for local residents.
He said if elected, he will provide free secondary education to poor students, construct an orphanage in his first six months in office and ensure local Madarasa teachers were paid monthly stipends by the County government as ECD teachers.
He urged his supporters to register en masse before the registration widow closes mid-February.
“You live in this town, why take your votes to Eldas, Tarbaj or anywhere else?” posed the aspiring MP to his supporters.
Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka urged locals to vote 6-piece for his party and invited Wajir Governor Ahmed Abdullahi, a member of CORD’s ODM, to his party Wiper.
Abdullahi did not however comment on the invitation just waving to the crowd during the introduction.
Kalonzo heaped praise on the governor saying he was among the few governors who made devolution a success, a gesture echoed by his deputy Farah Maalim.
During the function held at the famous orahey grounds, many other aspirants eyeing different seats under the Wiper and Ford Kenya parties were paraded.