John Mututho looking for 21 to 35-year-old Kalenjin lady
– Nacada Chairman John Mututho has said that he is looking for a female aged between 21 and 35 to be his running mate in the 2017 Nakuru gubernatorial race
– Muthuto said he had what it takes to beat Governor Kinuthia Mbugua. Others eyeing Mbugua’s seat are: Transitional Authority Chairman Kinuthia wa Mwangi, Senator James Mungai, and National Transport and Safety Authority Chairman Lee Kinyanjui
Nakuru county gubernatorial aspirant John Mututho is looking for a female in her youth to be his running mate.
The National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (Nacada) chairman, on Saturday, March 12, said he was looking for a someone young as he was already aged.
“I am a man aged 61 and I don’t need my fellow granny and it is not that I am looking for a wife. There are things men cannot do as well as women,” said Mututho.
Being a Kikuyu, John Mututho said it was only fair for the woman to be from the Kalenjin community. The county is mostly dominated by members of the two communities.
The Nacada and former Naivasha MP asked the Kalenjin community to forward names of 12 women, aged between 21 and 35, to be vetted for post.
He said the candidates would then be interviewed by elders from the county. The elders would then forward to him the names of the best three candidates.
After getting the list, he would pick one as his running mate while the remaining two would be appointed as ministers in his government if elected.
John Muthutho said that he was 300 times better than Governor Kinuthia Mbugua and the others eyeing the seat in 2017. Nakuru Senator James Mungai, Transitional Authority chairman Kinuthia wa Mwangi and National Transport and Safety Authority Chairman Lee Kinyanjui have all expressed interests to head the county.
Several other politicians are also forming alliances ahead of 2017 general election. A number of them have teamed up with new allies.
In Meru county, Senator Kiraitu Murungi has teamed up with two other lawmakers in his bid to unseat Governor Peter Munya. Kiraitu, Igembe South MP Mithika Linturi and Woman Representative Florence Kajuju form a campaign outfit in the county called “Team KIKALI”.
It is also rumoured that Governor Hassan Joho is in talks with the former Kisauni MP Ananiah Mwaboza. It is said that Joho is trying to convince Mwaboza to be his running mate in 2017. Joho and his current deputy governor Hazel Katana have fallen out; there are reports that she was planning to decamp to Jubilee coalition.