Former lawmakers want early campaigners clipped

Led by ex-Gatanga lawmaker Kimani Njuguna, under the Former Parliamentarians Association (FOPA) on Thursday expressed concern over high-octane politicking on the 2022 presidential election saying the debate could disrupt the government’s development blueprint.

~ Capital News

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