Mr Joakim Maragia, Kirinyaga County Azimio Coordinator
Kirinyaga County has become the first one in Mt Kenya region to have an Azimio office opened in the area .
The office situated within the vote rich Mwea Constituency at Wanguru town is now fully operational under the Azimio La Umonja One Kenya Alliance burner .
According to the party County Coordinator Joakim Maragia already one Dr Sammy Kagoiyo will be the area gubernatorial candidate on an ODM ticket .
Also seeking for the County Woman Representative on the same ticked is Hasia Ireri while both have vowed to be at the forefront in uniting the locals and if possible also bring to the Azimio all those other political parties have betrayed.
Speaking exclusively to the Mt Times this afternoon from his Mwea office , Maragia said the office was tentatively set to be officially opened next week .
“The intended opening ceremony will be carried out by Azimio’s top national leadership led by its Chairman President Uhuru Kenyatta.Party leader Raila Odinga , Kalonzo Musyoka and the Narc leader Martha Karau ,”he said.
Local Pastors Forum leader who accompanied the Coordinator Pastor Evans Kilach promised to impress upon the flock to maintain peace during the electioneering campaigns and even after .
The Priest said Christians in the area were confident Odinga was headed to take reigns of the national leadership , come August 9 general elections .
“As church leaders we are rallying all our faithful into preparing to vote overwhelmingly to enable Odinga become the Fifth president of our great nation of Kenya ,”Kilach said.
He said unlike the past area residents have come to belief all church leaders have been telling them not to abandon president Kenyatta as he meant well when he engaged Odinga in a handshake .
“I must remind the entire Mt Kenya region and the country at large that were it not for Uhuru and Odinga to have had the interests of Kenyans first this country would still be charaterised with tear gas and running battles , but thank God all this is now behind us courtesy of the handshake , the Priest asserted .
Area residents are now up beat over the impending visit by the Azimio luminaries and said they expected the move to drastically reduce the UDA wave to Jubilee one .