National Assembly Majority Leader Amos Kimunya was on Thursday morning confronted by residents at Kimuga polling station.
The irate voters claimed Kimunya is not a voter nor an agent in Kiambaa.
The people chanted “Kimunya must go” as a helpless looking majority leader pleaded with them.
The by-election kicked off earnestly with no anormalies reported so far.
Kiambaa residents at Kimuga polling station confront Amos Kimunya; claiming he is not a voter nor an agent. pic.twitter.com/W9azEQLIYq
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Yesterday Political leaders from both Jubilee and the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) accused each other ahead of Thursday’s by-election in Kiambaa constituency over alleged intimidation of voters and buying of Identity Cards from voters.
Led by Kikuyu MP, Kimani Ichungwa and his Gatundu South counterpart Moses Kuria, the legislator’s accused the Kiambu County security team of deploying a contingent of police officers in the county.
On their part, Jubilee party leaders led by the national security chairman in parliament, Peter Mwathi, Kieni MP, Kanini Kega, Nyeri MP, Ngunjiri Wambugu and Murang’a Women Rep, Sabina Chege castigated their UDA colleagues for spreading propaganda in an effort to get sympathy vote.
Kiambaa Constituency fell vacant following the death of former MP the late Paul Koinange.