Nkaissery assures political aspirants of security during campaigns

Interior CS Joseph Nkaiserry at a past press briefing. PHOTO: COURTESY.

Nairobi, KENYA: Interior cabinet secretary Joseph Nkaissery has assured political aspirants especially women across the country that the government has put in place security measures to ensure that they conduct their campaigns peacefully.

Speaking in Nairobi Nkaissery said that such initiatives will be undertaken so as to give every candidate an opportunity to enhance his or her campaign as the country gears to August polls.

He urged political factions to desist from holding parallel rallies especially in one area, lamenting that such developments are detrimental to peace and tranquility following the fact that such factions might clash during the campaigns.

On the other hand ,Kenya women parliamentary caucus group leader Cecilie Mbarire, has urged women to desist from campaigning at night indicating that such move might endanger their lives.

She urged women not to allow intimidation while conducting their campaigns expressing faith that many women will clinch gubernatorial,senatorial , members of parliament and MCAS seats after polls.

“This gives me encouragement that we have 150 women ,ready to become members of parliament in 290 constituencies ,I want women to win then we don’t have women to keep on fighting for this 2/3 .”Mbarire said