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Saturday, 15 Apr 2017 19:50 EATabdirahmancajab@gmail.com
Wajir East MP Abass Sheikh Mohamed officially kicked off his re-election campaign on Thursday with a meet the people tour that started from Bula Elmi and took him through Lambiib, Stawario, Arbaqeyramso and Afar Shanla. On the second day, the MP traversed Khorof Harar, Qarsa, Riba, Wajeer Boor, Booji Garaas and Handaaki in a campaign that is already proving his mettle in a crowded race.
Speaking in Khorof Harar, the MP enumerated his achievements over the last five years including the development of electric connectivity and mobile telephone connectivity in conjunction with the national government and telecoms companies.
At Arbaqeyramso, he spoke about the classrooms he had built for local schools and the renovation of classes, the purchase of water tanks for schools.
He told the voters about his efforts at Wajrer Boor which included the development of dormitories, bringing piped water from Booji Garaas (16km away), construction of the first nursery school at Boji Garaas and his current plans to build more classrooms for the region.
He said that for the first time in history of Wajir East all schools have teachers' quarters for the accommodation of the teachers.
He also said that he had pushed the government to make Khorof Harar a district, which had brought government services closer to the people.
During his rallies, the MP campaigned for the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ambassador Mohamed Abdi as the governor of Wajir.
The writers are contributing reporters for the Kenya Free Press based in Wajir County