The Mi­guna Mi­guna fac­tor in race for Nairobi gover­nor

The Star (Kenya) - - Top Stories / National - DAISY MARITIM MAINA The Star

Along comes a man called Mi­guna Mi­guna, bil­low­ing into the race for Nairobi gover­nor. Mi­guna ap­pears to present the per­fect mix for an elec­torate that cel­e­brates po­lit­i­cal buf­foon­ery, but still de­mands ac­count­abil­ity and ser­vice. You see, the can­di­dates we have for gover­nor are ei­ther one or the other: Ap­pear­ing to be to­tal clowns or promis­ing to be se­ri­ous de­liv­er­ers. Sen­a­tor Mike Sonko and Mar­garet Wan­jiru, for in­stance, are all about the­atrics, while nom­i­nated MP John­son Sakaja, CS Eu­gene Wa­malwa and Philip Kisia have no ca­pac­ity to amuse a crowd, short of phys­i­cally tick­ling them. Mi­guna on the other hand is a hy­brid.

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