Mzalendo Vox Pop is a feature where we open up our blog to our readers to share their views on their constituency or on matters related to Parliament.
Background: I hail from Kitutu Chache and my MP is Richard Onyonka. There are several issues ranging from misuse of CDF fund, s to education and the most urgent and dear to me is the electrification programme that came in the name of Umeme pamoja.
Challenges in my constituency: My MP should realise that people in Kitutu Chache do not get huge allowances, salaries etc. just like the MPs do and not pay their taxes. They wake up and go to work rain or shine and pay their taxes while trying to achieve their dreams such as pay KPLC to electrify their villages and to most it has been a disaster, and this is where the Mp should stand up and voice this concern because as far as i am concerned the citizens money has earned enough interest for KPLC now is time to do the right thing.
Has your MP been effective? As for how effective he is let us be honest people we should realise that our elected officials are not Jesus so they cannot be solving every issue, but they should voice it, try to encourage people to help themselves, be reachable by the people and not hide to most but a few.
Would you vote for your MP again? I can not comment on whether i will support him or not for the next elections, because i have not heard from the opponents nor seen any that really gets in there to serve the people, because they come sugar coated and quickly forget what they said and wait for 5yrs to come and milk again.But one thing i am sure is, voting is my civic right and i will fulfill it because nothing satsfies and makes me a proud Kenyan as that.