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Kilifi County will vet all its aspirants

By - | Published Sat, December 15th 2012 at 00:00, Updated December 14th 2012 at 21:49 GMT +3

By Joseph Masha

A panel to vet aspirants in Kilifi County has instructed governor, senate, and women representative hopefuls to submit their CVs.

The committee chairman Halimu Shauri, a senior lecturer at Pwani University, said the CVs for the aspirants will give panellists enough information the aspirants.

“The vetting committee which was formed by civil societies and inter-community forum in Kilifi County is out to carry fair and free vetting for the candidates who have shown interest for the three top political positions at the county and that is the reason we want the aspirants to be humble and forward their CVs to us,” Dr Shauri, who was accompanied by other panellists, said at Juwaba Social Hall in Kilifi on Thursday where they met with some aspirants.

Vetting credited

The aspirants who attended the forum welcomed the vetting and vowed to support the process.

Among the aspirants include Prof Gabriel Katana of Kadu-Asili. Prof Mwachiro Chenje of TNA, John Lennga of ODM and Prof Leno Mbaga an independent aspirant. The aspirants appealed to the panel to be careful when dealing with information given to it by the electorates for vetting.

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Most of them said they had confidence with the penalties and called for free and fair vetting to get the best leaders.


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