Ngugi IG, new Jubilee senator rallies behind ODM in 2022

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Isaac Ngugi, the newly nominated Jubilee Party senator has toed his party line and will be among youthful leaders from the ruling party who will be drumming up support for ODM leader Raila Odinga in 2022.

On Monday, Senator Ngugi, who was among Kenyans thrown out of their homes in Kuresoi in 2007 heaped praises on the former prime minister calling him a statesman who had assured the country unity after President Uhuru Kenyatta retires.

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The senator also strongly voiced his support for the One-Man-One-Shilling -One-Vote rallying call from Mt Kenya, saying just like their region, North Eastern also deserved more resources.

”Just like the rest of Kenyans, the youth of Northern Kenya must get an equal opportunity when it comes to access to crucial government documents such as National IDs and passports. They are not second-tier citizens,” Ngugi IG wrote on his Facebook page.

Last week after taking his oath of office, the former Jubilee Youth League leader recounted how his family was evicted from Kuresoi, Molo during the 2007/2008 post-election violence when he was just a teenager trying to learn the basic ways of life.

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”When we were ejected from Kuresoi, Molo, with my entire family, at the height of the 2007/8 post-election violence, forcing us to seek refuge kilometers away in Nyandarua, I was a mere teenager still trying to learn the basic ways of this life. We had lived with our neighbours quite peacefully for years, co~existing in the most harmonious way possible,” he wrote.

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