Soccer Star McDonald Mariga has finally broken his silence and stated why he is vying for the Kibra Parliamentary Seat.
Mariga who visited Jubilee Headquarters today stated that his decision to vie for the seat was informed by his need to give back to the society.
Mariga also refuted reports that he is being pushed by a powerful political individual to vie against his interests.
“No i am not being used by anyone, i have made this decision to vie with my family, so here i am,” said Mariga.
Mariga further stated that having lived in Kibra’s Karanja slums he understands the needs of the people making him the perfect choice.
The former Harambee Stars player also did not state if he has officially retired from football to vie for the seat.