Youthful Azimio la Umoja Aspirants Brand Sakaja, Malala Sellouts

Youthful Azimio la Umoja Aspirants Brand Sakaja, Malala Sellouts

A group of political aspirants vying for various elective seats in Nairobi County under Azimio la Umoja has hit out at the current crop of young leaders for failing to drive the agenda of the youth.

The group led by former Moi University student leader Albert Maloba say the youthful politicians have turned to be political brokers, ignoring issues of the youth.

In a statement, the youthful aspirants say they are seeking to end this kind of leadership by vying in the August 9, 2022, poll.

Azimio la Umoja Nairobi aspirants’ chapter.

It is very sad that some of our fellow young leaders who are currently in power, instead of driving agenda to better the lives of the youth in this country, they have turned to political brokers who auction their tribes, fellow leaders and some unsuspecting citizens to their highest bidder,” read part of the statement signed by Maloba, a Karen Ward MCA aspirant.

“It is this kind of backward and self-centered politics that we condemn and want to get rid of completely,” it added.

The aspirants named Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja and his Kakamega counterpart Cleophas Malala, as among the youthful politicians that have failed to push for the youth agenda using their positions.

Senator Malala.

They however say they are ready to restore the dignity of the young people across the country, if given the opportunity to serve by voters.

“We promise that we will prioritize agendas that create favorable and sustainable opportunities for the youth. Those which empower and amplify the voices and needs of young people in our great nation. Indeed we will endeavor to take part in the nation building,” said the Azimio La Umoja Nairobi aspirants’ chapter.

The youthful aspirants also condemned a section of elected political leaders who have made it a habit of following ODM leader Raila Odinga whenever he goes.

They want them to focus on ensuring their regions register more new voters that will help Raila win the presidency.

“Baba needs more voters come August 9, 2022 and not some new selfish followers,” said the aspirants.

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