- He has declared interest in vying for the Starehe Constituency seat currently held by Jubilee’s Maina Kamanda.
- However, he faces strong opposition from the incumbent, Mr Kamanda, and flamboyant businessman Steve Mbogo of ODM.
Activist Boniface Mwangi has launched a new political party that he intends to use in the August general elections.
Speaking to journalists on Monday in Nairobi, Mr Mwangi said that the new outfit, Ukweli Party, is a grassroots political movement that heralds a new dawn in Kenya politics.
“On this very day we dare to be the change we want to see,” said Mr Mwangi, who is the party leader.
Mr Mwangi said that the party seeks to help citizens realise their full potential and prosper economically. The party’s slogan is “Power to the People”.
“We want a Kenya where our leaders truly serve the people and stand behind principles of fairness, inclusion and good stewardship,” he said.