The President has asked
Laikipia North residents to vote out MP Mathew Lempurkel saying he has contributed to insecurity in the area.
During campaigns on Thursday, Uhuru Kenyatta drummed up support for Jubilee candidate
you, my people,
to elect Sarah Lekorere for me. I promise to jail that person whom I do not intend to mention here,” he told a rally at Ngenia Secondary School.
Lempurkel was charged with racial contempt and Incitement to violence for
allegedly saying whites living in Laikipia will migrate when NASA wins the election.
He denied the claims saying his remarks were mistranslated and that he was misquoted.
In November last year, the MP
and was freed on Sh100,000 cash bail.
Uhuru did not endorse
any candidate for the governor seat held by Joshua Irungu.
Devolution CS Mwangi Kiunjuri, Water's Eugene Wamalwa, Irungu,
his arch rival Ndiritu Muriithi, Senator aspirants Maina Njenga (KANU) and John Kinyua (Jubilee party) and Laikipia East MP Anthony Mutahi.