- Festus Kithinji turned to social media to voice his displeasure with his ward’s constituents for failing to vote for him.
- He said he had used all his savings during campaigns to woe voters, but they voted for his opponent instead
- The candidate who was contemplating quitting politics stated that he is executing plans to prepare for the 2027 elections.
An MCA candidate for Mbeu ward in Tigania West constituency in Meru county after expressing his disappointment in the residents after they failed to vote for him says he is okay and has started executing plans for the 2027 elections to ensure his win
This was after a trending video on his Tiktok account in which he sadly expressed how he had saved money while he was on campus and used all of his resources during campaigns.
Festus Kithinji said he started his political journey in 2020, and everything was okay during the campaigns, which gave him hope of being the area’s MCA.
But later on, he was surprised that the residents voted for his opponent, whom he accused of giving money to the residents and changing their minds
“You people are liars. You lied to me, calling me mheshimiwa, yet you knew you would never give me your votes…I have done a lot for you people,” he said.
The candidate who was considering quitting politics after disappointments despite spending his money helping the residents now says he intends to run in the 2027 elections.
“Nimekua nikililia but now nimeoga na kurudi soko, 2027 tuko,” he said.
He also noted that money and power go hand in hand and for him to win the 2027 elections he intends to secure more money so as to gain more power which will give him an opportunity to win.
He also stated that money and power go hand in hand and that in order to win the 2027 elections, he aims to obtain more money in order to get more power, which would give him a chance to win.