Results of the August polls in Kenya are still streaming in , with many having mixed reactions over the outcome of various elective positions. Of key interest has been the gubernatorial races across various parts of the country where competition was equally very high. News reaching our desk is that most of the men are trailing behind women in a number of the elective positions. I will be telling you the story of Nakuru county. Top question of the day: Has the 2010 constitution over-empowered women?
Nakuru is the latest City in the republic of Kenya and is fast growing, thanks to its vibrant economy and a number of income generating units among them, notable companies that are bringing millions in revenue. What has worried netizens is that women are winning big in the just concluded elections.
In Nakuru alone, it seems to be a women affair led by the outspoken UDA governor Susan Kihika: Here is an entire list of the women that have won in the county and their various posts:
1.Susan Kihika: Governor elect, Nakuru County
2.Tabitha Karanja: Senator elect, Nakuru County
3.Liza Chelule: Women representative elect, Nakuru County
4.Irene Njoki: MP elect Bahati
5.Jane Kihara: Mp elect, Naivasha
6.M.Wangari: MP elect, Gilgil
7.C.Kathambi, MP elect, Njoro
8.G.Mwangi: MCA elect, Bahati
Where are the males in this county? Are we slowly loosing the boy child in our community? The situation is not different in other counties as women are winning big across the country.