City lawyer and political commentator Ambrose Weda has said that Kenyan voters have a tendency of electing leaders with integrity issues.
During an interview with KTN News on Friday, May 20, Weda said that the election of President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto in the 2013 General Election when they were facing criminal charges at The Hague fashioned down chapter six of the Kenyan Constitution.
This Weda said paved the way for the voters to believe in electing not only thieves but also the corrupt.
“The 2013 Uhuru decision is still there. It had the effects of watering down the chapter six but it is still there unless it is set aside,
“The ultimate person is the Wanjiku. Interestingly, the Wanjiku (voters) all over the world love their thieves and the corrupt,” Weda said.
He further advised those seeking various elective seats in this year’s General Election to do what the voters want for them to be elected.
“Any person who is running must be wise and what is wisdom? Do what Wanjiku wants to become elected,
“That moral question Wanjiku put it there in Chapter six of the Constitution their sons and daughters whittled it down and they cheered,” Weda added.
According to Weda, the voters rejected former presidential candidate Peter Kenneth when he vied for the Nairobi gubernatorial seat and overwhelmingly elected “corrupt” Mike Sonko.
The lawyer further said he will not be shocked to see those leaders with court cases including former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and his Kiambu counterpart Ferdinand Waititu being declared winners after the August polls.
It is worth noting that Azimio la Umoja One Kenya coalition has been saying that the August 9, General Election is a choice between thieves, the corrupt versus reformists, and the people with no record of corruption.