Former Starehe MP Maina Kamanda has vowed to support ODM candidate for the Kibra by election Imran Okoth.
Kamanda who visited former Prime Minister Raila Odinga at his office in Capital Hill has stated that he will support Imran in his personal capacity.
Kamanda stated that his decision to support Imran is in the spirit of the handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga.
“I am here in my own personal capacity as Maina Kamanda. My decision to support the ODM nominee for Kibra by election is in the spirit of the handshake. It is because of the handshake that people are able to move freely in Kibra,” stated Kamanda.
Kamanda says that Nairobi county has also experienced development as a result of the handshake and that he will not allow a few people who are anti handshake to disrupt the long lasting peace in the country.
Jubilee has fielded soccer star McDonald Mariga in the by election. Mariga received a shot in the arm when president Uhuru Kenyatta endorsed him yesterday.