Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua on Monday received over 700 defectors from the CCU Party.
The defectors, who include elected members, CCU party leaders and main grand campaigners for Hon. Wavinya Ndeti have joined Maendeleo Chap Chap.
The Machakos Governor welcomed the defectors at the Maendeleo Chap Chap Lower Eastern Headquarters a day before he led a Maendeleo Chap Chap party aspirants’ meeting at the Kasarani Indoor Arena.
He said the party will give direct tickets to candidates who have no direct opponents. Senators Lenny Kivuti, Emmy
Senators Lenny Kivuti, Emmy Mbura, MPs Eng. Vincent Musyoka, Bishop Robert Mutemi, Embu Deputy Governor Dorothy Nditi and former Imenti Central MP Gitobu Imanyara were among the over 3000 aspirants in attendance.
Among the defectors welcomed into Maendeleo Chap Chap was rapper Francis Khamisi known by his stage name Frasha.
The one-third of rap group P-Unit will be seeking a member of county assembly seat in Athi River, Machakos county.
“Today I joined Maendeleo Chap Chap due to the principles this party stands for. I will work with Governor Alfred Mutua to bring the developments that he as done and replicate this to Athi River,” Frasha said.
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