IEBC not impressed by aspirants 'cool' nicknames prefers real 'dull' names on ballot papers

A number of aspirants especially in Nairobi and other major urban towns have embraced flashy and catchy nicknames in a bid to identify themselves to youth and women.

 

Through it's official twitter account the electoral body disclosed only real names stated in the National Identity Cards or passports will be valid and therefore be listed in the ballot papers.

Easter Passaris who is gunning for Nairobi gubernatorial seat likes to refer to herself as 'mama supuu' in a bid to identify with the young and trendy Nairobi voters.

Former Vitimbi actress, Eunice Wambui popularly known as Nyasuguta is also eyeing for the Embakasi south Parliamentary seat using her nickname Nyasuguta.

On her posters she proudly declares her interest for power under the catchy phrase, ‘Maendeleo na Nyasu’

Nairobi women rep, Rachael Shebesh got elected to parliament by selling herself under the title ‘Manzi wa Nai’.

Nairobi flashy business woman Millicent Omanga alias ‘Msupa na works’  sells her agenda through the alias to appeals to youth and women emphasising  on her pretty  looks and how much she means business.

Karen Nyamu or “Bae wa Nai” (Nairobi's sweetheart) as she is commonly referred by her supporters is a lawyer on a mission to replace manzi wa Nai and her slogan Wakiliwa Watoto na Wamama.

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