Thika A.I.P.C.A. Church Raises Over Sh. 10M To Complete Church.


Thika MP Alice Ng’ang’a, Kiambu Deputy Governor H.E Gerald Githinji and
Energy PS Eng. Joseph K. Njoroge

Prominent businessmen and leaders from diverse government and political sectors today boosted a fundraising drive by Thika A.I.P.C.A. Church to raise sh10, 070,450 to complete the construction of their cathedral.

The colourful ceremony saw President Uhuru Kenyatta contribute Sh1m with Thika Town MP Alice Ng’ang’a contributing Sh.550, 000 for herself and friends.
Kiambu Governor William Kabogo and his Deputy H.E Gerald Githinji each contributed Ksh 100,000 while Kabete MP Ferdinand Waititu sent Ksh 150,000.

Addressing the gathering, the Thika MP called on all those who were yet to register as voters to take advantage of the two remaining days to do so. She suggested that those without voters cards to be denied essential services so as to encourage everyone to register.

She called on leaders of all walks of life to encourage citizens to come out and register in large numbers in order to be able to participate in the forthcoming general elections.

"I call upon church leaders, ward representatives and administrators to mobilise the citizens to come out and register in the new biometric voter registration register in order to be able to vote back President Uhuru Kenyatta and his government to power. We have to ensure that we don’t let what this government has achieved go down the drain by letting those who have no develop agenda for this country win the elections," she said.

Speaking in the same forum, Kiambu deputy governor Mr Githinji called on the youth to take charge saying that they had no other option but to take the responsibility of this country into their hands. He added that the governor was a worried man due to the rate of gambling that was taking root among the youth.

“There is a lot of illegal gambling around. Kiambu County Government will not allow this to happen and we will confiscate all those machines as they are not even licensed to operate here,” he said.

The Principal Secretary Ministry of Energy and Petroleum Eng. Joseph K. Njoroge, called on every person in the county to mobilise for both ID and voters card registration saying that the exercise was not a matter to joke about since it was about defining a people’s destiny. He called on everyone to join hands in promoting education and the fight against illicit brews in the region adding that a people without vision would definitely perish.

Among those present included Susan Wangari Waititu, the wife to Kabete MP, the wife to former  Interior Principal Secretary Mutea Iringo among other dignitaries.
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