In the past five month Nyamira senator Kennedy Mong’are had launched his bid to race in the presidential battle come 8th August.He has now opted of the race due to some reasons.
Sources said the Senator was yet to raise the signatures from 2,000 unaligned voters across 24 counties .Mong’are had declared he would be vying for the presidency through the Federal Party of Kenya.His decision to run, he said, was to free Kenyans from the “betrayal of post-independence regimes.
In one of the media briefing Kennedy made it clear that, “We need a paradigm shift in our politics,and My opponents should be careful. They can ignore me at their own peril. Kenya needs change and I am that change”.
In 2017 presidential race is very crowded compared to the other election years, this made one of aspirant to quit too.”A crowded race of 18 candidates seeking election as president will not be fair,” Said Pete Ondeng.
President Uhuru Kenyatta will battle it out with other 15 candidates that were cleared out by the Registrar of Political Parties.