By Lucy Kemunto
Lions Place Nairobi, Kenya; August,27,2018.
The Out-going Registrar of Political Parties Ms Lucy Ndungu, now member of the Commission of Administrative Justice, called for a meeting with all the Secretary Generals of Political Parties and the Political Parties Liaison Committee in order to introduce the newly appointed Registrar of Political Parties, Ms Ann Njeri Nderitu.
The meeting was held at Silver Springs Hotel on 27th August 2018. Ms Lucy Ndungu gave a brief history of The Office of The Registrar of Political Parties (ORPP) and how the office came to be independent.
“ORPPs history cannot be overlooked, let’s keep the history and value the fact that Kenyans are resilient, and we can make it, no matter how difficult the situation is.” – Ms Lucy Ndungu
Thereafter, Ms Ann Nderitu gave a brief history of her professional experience and her agenda which is to strengthen political parties and promote an inclusive and viable democratic multi-party system in Kenya.
“Regardless of the situation, I will work with commitment, diligence, and passion. The Office of the Registrar of Political Parties is looked unto by many stakeholders to shape the politics of the country. It is only prudent that we work with energy and passion to shape that view so that people can look unto us and and what we are doing to come up with a situation where democracy continually grows and facilitate the process of democracy” – Ms Ann Nderitu