Rongai MP Raymond MOI, has finally gotten a 2022 worthy competitor with well oiled machines and a darling of the people.
A Nairobi-based business tycoon Elijah Biwott (Simba wa Rongai) who is venturing in hotel industry and real estate has started seasoned campaigns saying he is sure of sending home Mr. Moi.
While political alignments are taking shape, out of all the County’s 11 constituencies,Rongai is the most interesting with all eyes focused to see if Moi’s son who will vie on Kanu ticket will be sent home.
Mr. Moi, with his name, money and strategies in the last two terms has managed to trounce the region’s popular parties, URP in 2013 and Jubilee in 2017.
However, Mr. Biwot a resident of Kampi ya Moto says, having been born and bred in the area, he understands the needs of the people.
” I have been feeling sad to see my people suffering lack of proximal schools, poor roads and lack of enough and clean water despite electing a well-connected leader from a royal family,” he said
Having schooled in the area and now a resident as well as a businessman in Kampi ya Moto, that serves as the subcounty headquarters, says he is the person that the constituents have been longing for.
“By God’s grace and determination, I have rose from poverty and lack in the area to start businesses, I know the challenges that my people are facing, I also know what to do to solve the problems,” he said
He says he will vie on UDA party believing that his experience, humility and services to humanity will see him win the seat.With his business background, the KU university graduate says he has a strategy of uniting all communities and boosting businesses in all shopping centres at the subcounty.
He however, faulted aspirants who have been used by the member to split the votes in his favour.
The 46 year old, said, of all the competitors, at least he is the only one who use life can be tracked and emulated adding that some of his competitors have no known businesses.
He therefore, called on the party to embrace and treat all aspirants equally to avoid unnecessary feuds.
” I want to appreciate the people who coordinate party affairs at the county level but I urge them to treat all of us equally so that UDA doesn’t lose to other small parties,” he said