By Maureen Odiwuor
Presidential aspirant James ole Kiyiapi now says Members of Parliament will not intimidate him. Prof Kiyiapi said presidential experience was not gathered from becoming a parliamentarian and getting involved in corrupt deals.
He challenged those who think he is not up to standard to check his record, which he said was not smeared with scandals for the period he served as a permanent secretary in different ministries.
“Those who think they can intimidate me, I am sorry for them because I am in this race to the very end,” he said.
Prof Kiyiapi urged Kenyans to be wise by picking leaders of integrity with a track record that speaks for itself. He also condemned tribal alliances based on politics, saying it was not going to develop but hurt the country. Kiyiapi told Kenyans to allow political aspirants to peacefully and freely campaign without discrimination in all parts of the country.
“Everyone has a right to vie for political seats and the Constitution allows all of us to campaign without obstruction,” said Kiyiapi.
He promised the teachers and civil servants that he will look into issues affecting them if elected President.