The 2017 elections have proven that finally, the ‘ leaders of tomorrow’ Kenyan youths have been promised since time immemorial  has arrived!

John Paul Mwirigi who is a Boda boda rider in Maua and a student of Mount Kenya University pursuing a degree in education, was vying as an independent candidate. As of last evening, he had a 76 per cent lead on his closest contender, who had 13 per cent.

 He was competing against Jubilee candidate Rufus Miriti, Mzalendo Mwenda (PNU), Mutuma Kubai of Maendeleo Chap Chap, and DP’s Raphael Muringi.
His swearing will make him the youngest legislator in the August house. Meru county tops again in electing young leaders. Mwirigi was born in January 1994 at Akachiu village in Igembe South.