Garissa Township lawmaker Aden Duale slammed Nairobi gubernatorial candidate Polycarp Igathe over alleged profiling of Somali society for political expediency.
Duale responded to current remarks by Igathe throughout a gathering with members of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance with the impact that, and I quote; “45 Kikuyu MCAs in Nairobi are controlled by three Somalis” and attributed this as the rationale why the ward representatives haven’t been in a position to get their numbers to depend within the day after day working of the town’s affairs.
These emotions haven’t been nicely obtained by Duale. Speaking in his residence, when he hosted a piece of Matatu operators, the previous majority chief of the National Assembly claimed that Igathe portrayed himself as a tribal chief and due to this fact not match to guide the individuals of Nairobi, dwelling to 44 ethnic communities in Kenya.
“The tribal bigotry shamelessly traded in the delicate enterprise area is unlucky and harsh. It’s extra surprising to return from somebody who pretends to be a scholar and captain within the business. Profiling communities for reasonable political functions is the fruits of desperation. The Nairobi are choosy and can completely reject such a unhealthy undertaking, ”Duale stated.
He added: “The Nairobi city council belongs to all Kenyans. It is not reserved for the few. The Nairobi deserve a visionary leader who will restore its former greatness, not a tribalist and divisive trader.”
Duale claimed that the Azimio la Umoja flag bearer had resorted to “tribal politics” after his “outrageous advertising stunts flopped”
He now needs the National Cohesion and Integration Commission to research the remarks, despite the fact that he promised to guide a marketing campaign towards Igathe in the town.
“Such profiling of communities, especially in this time of the election campaign, can easily throw the country into chaos.” He accused