Janet Komenda, North Mugirango “Game Changer” Leads The List Of Unstoppable Women Contestants In Gusii
For 58 years ago now since independence, nine constituencies of the 13 constituencies in Kisii land have never had a woman contesting for parliamentary seat.
This year’s in North Mugirango, Nyaribaru Masaba and West Mugirango constituencies contestants for a parliamentary seats will have a totally different picture with first ever powerful women aspirants coming out to compete with male counterparts.
Janet Komenda (North Mugirango), and Risper Kemunto Maseme (Nyaribari Masaba) and Violet Omwamba (West Mugirango) have vowed to fight it out with male counterparts in the parliamentary seats.
Dr Komenda, a Psychology lecturer at Moi University has powerful come declared her ambitions in leading North Mugjrango to greater heights.
The unstoppable Dr Komenda wants to take over from Joash Nyamoko, who was elected for the first time in 2017 to carry the mantle and strealine things in the constituency.
Dr Komenda has moved from Ford-Kenya party whose leader is in the Kenya Kwannza coalition to Join Azimio La Umoja movement.
North Mugjrango and the other two constituencies will have a historic test for woman power something which has never happened 58 years ago since Kenya’s independence.
In an interview, Dr Komenda said that most women with political ambition are suppressed either by their husbands or male contestants driven by male chauvinism, something which has affected leadership in Gusii region since independence.
“The absence of women in competitive politics in Gusii has a lot to do with the negative cultural beliefs that always classified women as lesser people in leadership. The factor continues even to this day because very few women control family finances while many do not have the economic muscle to venture into politics,” Dr Komenda said.
Will Dr Janet Komenda will win the parliamentary seat from North Mugjrango Constituency? What is your opinion?