Kirinyaga County leaders led by Governor Anne Waiguru have raised Sh51.9 million in two days for President Uhuru Kenyatta re-election campaigns.
The money will be used for roadshows and to mobilise voters in the region.
According to Ms Waiguru, the leaders who include Members of the County Assembly, contributed generously towards the campaigns.
“We have sacrificed ourselves to raise this amount because we want the campaigns for our President in this region to be successful,” she told hundreds of Jubilee supporters on Tuesday at Sifa Gardens in Kutus.
TAKING CAMPAIGNS SERIOUSLY
“We are taking these campaigns seriously and every resident should know that.”
Ms Waiguru noted that for the first time in the history of the region, leaders have come together for a common goal.
“Who would have imagined that my predecessor, Joseph Ndathi and former Kirinyaga Central MP, Gachoki Gitari and myself would come together for a common purpose?” she posed.
The County boss said the leaders were united to ensure that 99 per cent of voters turn out on October 26 to cast their voters in favour of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
“This time we want to make sure that almost all the voters go to their respective polling stations to vote for the Head of State.We are working day and night to deliver as many votes as possible,” she said.
The region has 351,000 registered voters but 48,000 of them did not participate in the August 8 polls.