Civil Societies Hold Dialogues With Gubernatorial and Senatorial Aspirants In Homabay County
Written by Dickens Ochieng on June 10, 2022
Different civil societies in Homabay county in conjunction with the National Churches Council of Kenya (NCCK) have decided to hold dialogues with all the senatorial and gubernatorial aspirants in Homabay county so as to table their agenda for the people.
The societies want the aspirants to make clear their plan to ensure that they sort out completely the harsh living standards of the residents of county 043. In the first leg, they had a discussion with UDA gubernatorial aspirant Mark Rabudi and KANU senatorial aspirant Tom Ojanga. They said that they plan to have another discussion with the two remaining gubernatorial aspirants, that is ODM’s Gladys Wanga and Evance Kidero who is vying on an independent ticket.
Speaking to journalists in Homabay town the civil societies leader in Homabay Mathews Owili said that the dialogue dubbed ‘Homabay County Candidates Round Table Dialogue’ is aimed at ensuring that the people’s voices are heard and adhered to. His sentiments were echoed by the vice chair Japheth Ojijo who said that the locals’ opinions including youths, women and people living with disabilities are some of the things that necessitated the dialogue.
On the other hand, Homabay NCCK chair Kenneth Ouma said that they want all aspirants to conduct their campaigns peacefully.