TRUMPING COURT HURDLES! HON. WAVINYA NDETI AND HON. SUSAN KIHIKA
FIDA Kenya celebrates the success of Hon. Wavinya Ndeti whom the court has ruled that she can vie for the post of Machakos governor in the upcoming General Elections. We also celebrate Hon. Susan Kihika who also the court ruled in her favour to vie as the Nakuru County Senator. FIDA Kenya applauds these women for their triumph.
FIDA Kenya notes that such court cases have severally been used to deter and intimidate women striving to participate in politics and eventually bow out of the race. Hon Wavinya Ndeti and Hon. Susan Kihika have braved the process and have come out VICTORS!
FIDA Kenya continues to urge IEBC and all relevant Institutions to treat women candidates with all the fairness they deserve especially during this period that parliament has blatantly refused to pass the 2/3rds Gender Principle. Kenyans are coming to terms with the fact that there is an increased number of women who have braved the campaigns to run for elective seats. This is unprecedented and for sure has caused jitters amongst those who think women cannot be leaders.
Once again, Congratulations to Hon. Wavinya Ndeti and Hon. Susan Kihika.
We call upon Kenyans to “Vote a Dada”
Mrs. Josephine Mong`are
Chairperson, FIDA Kenya