Youths are now taking high positions within the society, recently UDA candidate John Njuguna a youth was elected as Kiambaa Member of Parliament.
UDA candidate John Njuguna Wanjiku beats Jubilee to win Kiambaa parliamentary seat.
Annald Nyasinga Ongwenyi PhD Msc BSc, a 34 year old man is now the talk of Nyamira County town after he announced that he will vie for the governor seat on UDA ticket.
The bold man says he could be the only youthful candidate to declare interest in the powerful and influential gubernatorial seat.
He has even promised to select a woman as his Deputy from the Abagirango Clan, Mr Ongwenyi hails from the Abakione Clan.
Clanism plays a very crucial role in Nyamira and Kisii politics.
Mr Ongwenyi is also a key supporter of the Deputy President Dr William Samoei Ruto and his 2022 Presidential Bid to State House.
“Appointing a woman to the position of Deputy Governor is a big win for the people of Nyamira County and marks History in Kisii Politics as there will be gender balance and unity among the people in the County, “noted Mr Ongwenyi.
Mr Ongwenyi has also been endorsed by the elders and crowned as the Abakione Spokesman and an Elder in the County.
Mr Ongwenyi seems to have learnt matters politics from the late Mzee Simeon Nyachae.
Mr Ongwenyi’s Prowess and Experience in Public Service especially in the Education Sector including being Appointed as a Council Member Kenyatta University and as the Chairperson of Audit and Compliance Committee of the council.
It is a wait and see as the Youthful Entrant and Son to a University Professor battle it out with the old and seasoned politicians from the County.
He also boosts of controls 60% of the Youths and in the County who have vowed to retire all Old and Seasoned Politicians from the Region come August 2022 Elections.