The Jubilee party has handed over the nomination certificate to Honorable Ndiritu Muriithi as its sole candidate for the gubernatorial position in Laikipia County in the just concluded nationwide party nominations.
Despite the numerous challenges that faced the process, the Jubilee party takes credit as the only political party that has exercised democracy in nominations especially in respecting the will of the people and giving to them the person that they have really chosen.
From the onset of the campaigns, running towards the nominations, all signs were clear that Ndiritu Muriithi was going to emerge as the winner. Despite the numerous attacks from the opponents who often painted him as a politician who had no mission and vision for the people of Laikipia, the people of this great county saw beyond what the opponents were seeing.
The people of Laikipia spoke during the nominations. They spoke clearly and loudly and their message has been heard and respected. By choosing Ndiritu Muriithi, the people of Laikipia has chosen to run away from thirst, insecurity, poverty, blood and frustrations that they have been under for the last four years.
Can you imagine that most people in Laikipia County did not even know who the current County Governor is? Leave alone Kenya. Ask any Kenyan on the street the name of the current governor for Laikipia County and they will look at you the way a scientist looks at a new breed of virus that he has just discovered.
In Ndiritu Muriithi’s manifesto, key and top on the list are addressing the issue of unemployment in Laikipia County. Laikipia County has a lot of potential with numerous young and energetic people but who wallow in abject poverty because of unemployment. Muriithi’s agenda is to create more than 30,000 jobs for the people of Laikipia County.
Business and health is key to the development of any given County and country around the world, Kenya included. Ndiritu knows this so well that his plan is to empower the people of Laikipia economically by helping them setting up businesses as well as other economic activities. The Governor in waiting also plans to equip various health facilities within the county with modern equipment.
Water is key for the people of Laikipia. People from this County depend on livestock for livelihood and whoever gives them water, gives them life. Ndiritu Muriithi has a special program for utilizing and harnessing water from the main rivers as well as drilling boreholes for the people of Laikipia County.
The new dawn has come to Laikipia.