Kiambu Member of County Assembly Yvonne Waweru resigned and quit politics. This two years before the end of her term.
Yvonne Waweru announced her resignation on Tuesday via her Facebook. She stated that she seizes being a member of the Assembly on January 15, 2021.
“I write this post to inform you that I will cease to be a specially-elected MCA. This effective from the 15th of January 2021. I intend to go back to my profession in ocean governance in the Western Indian Ocean region. Here will not allow me to participate in politics and will hopefully allow me to serve my country in a different capacity,” she noted
She also thanked President Uhuru Kenyatta for the opportunity to serve under the jubilee regime.
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As she exits the political scene, Waweru boasted of a number of development projects initiated since her nomination in September 2017.
“This indeed was performed to the best of my ability in view of my limited mandate as a specially-elected MCA,” Waweru said.
She attributed her legacy to the community projects she had initiated in Kiambu County, primarily her home residence of Kabete Constituency.
Furthermore, she also pointed out that her legacy extends to the legislative proposals that she was a part of.
A section of netizens also lauded her efforts and projects within the County.
“You have discharged your duties very diligently and left an indelible mark in all you have done. You have been an MCA with a difference and redefined the position. Go for your dreams and concur the oceans. Once a leader, always a leader.
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“I admired your clarity of thought. Dedication to the calling of public service and results that would benefit the public we serve.
“For all your endeavors to serve your country may your contributions be noted and help to increase your vision,” some of the comments read.
Waweru becomes the second MCA to resign months after Makueni MCA Kelvin Mutuku resigned from his elected position.