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Sunday, 22 March 2015

TNA to have political professionals

TNA has launched a nationwide campaign to recruit and train professionals to ensure that Uhuru Kenyatta and William  Ruto are re-elected to office smoothly and through a landslide, TNA secretary general Onyango Oloo disclosed.
Speaking at Kenol in Maragua of Murang’a county, Oloo who was facilitating the pioneer training of trainers (T0Ts) on grassroots organisation, mobilisation, electoral process and loopholes, members recruitment and party marketing, the secretary general said TNA was still intact.
“We want to start preparing our men and women who are dedicated to the party ideals and who will be inculcated with TNA requisite expertise in managing electoral process,” said Oloo who who was flanked by TNA director of communication Franklin Mukwanja, Murang’a county TNA coordinator John Muhia and Maragua TNA activist Gilbert Maina said the volunteer programme would soon be rolled out the country.
The SG said TNA was repairing a module on how to mobilise masses to win the 2017 general elections with ease. “We want to have political professionals equipped  with skills and competences that can mobilise masses to vote for TNA candidates, manage electoral process and protect votes. “It is TNA’s desire and intent to inculcate political professionalism in our volunteers. He said TNA wants to evaluate its strength and weakness early enough. “If at a later stage it will be decided as a party to join Jubilee Alliance Party, then we will do so a united strong and focused outfit,” said Oloo.
“We want to ensure Kenyatta and Ruto are re-elected with ease for political, social and economical prosperity,” emphasised the party official.
Muhia said ToTs were drawn the Murang’a county 35 wards. He said similar trainings would be carried out at grassroots levels. Maina said he would support TNA activities in the county to ensure Uhuru and Ruto are re-elected.
The one day ToT training was held at Golden Palm Hotel at Kenol of Maragua in Murang’a county. A similar training was conducted in Kirinyaga county.