Kenyan history is advancing with by the inclusivity of the presidential debate. It is going to be held for the second time in Kenyan history, after its inception in 2013.
A total of 18 presidential aspirants will be on the hot seat. Being governed by a democratic government, the debate is prioritized as it lays a platform for the citizens to know their candidates and comprehend their manifestos. This therefore necessitated that Kenya media industry gurus led by Wachira Waruru, CEO Royal media, to give an overview of the debate.
It’s scheduled for dates 10th, 17th and 24th of July at Catholic University of East Africa. An event that will be kicking off at 7.30 P.M.
Even as Kenyans continue giving their views on the most preferred journalists to moderate the debate, NetworkOfNews Kenya, according to their statistics, ranked Hussein Muhammed top considering the fact that he’s been Kenya’s best interviewer in the recent past. It is believed that his inquisitive nature deserves credit.
The presidential debate plays a vital role of informing the masses. The candidates are also able to persuade the public to have complete assurance in them. This is done in different ways. For instance, answering certain questions that affects the lives of the common ‘mwananchi’ wisely.
President Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga and Abduba Dida will be facing a second bebate, having been participants in the one conducted on 2nd February 2013.
President Uhuru’s party sets terms and conditions concerning the same, “To ensure a balanced and transport high-quality debates that Kenyans deserve and which are devoid of any pollution bias, rules and methods of engagement, including the dates must be agreed by candidates before making any announcement.” A good scope.
The eighteen candidates are battling with their inner beings, hoping that their ecstatic anticipation will be put into consideration. Our task as voters remain on the watch of the progress if events, and in no time, we shall know everyone of them.
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