By John Kariuki
With just two months to the General Election, Jane Njeri Maina is confident of clinching the Woman Representative seat in Kirinyaga County.
She is vying on the United Democratic Alliance UDA Party ticket whose Mantra is the Bottom up Economic model.
The Times independently sought to know her more. Njeri Maina was Born in Kibingoti, Kiine, Ndia; attended Kiangoma primary school that is 8kms to and from her home; attended Kabare Girls High School and Attended University of Nairobi Law School Campus at Parkland’s.
She has worked at A.Amadi advocates as trainee;
She was admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya by former Chief Justice Maraga after passing her bar exam with 9ps.
She quickly rose through the ranks and eventually Founded her own law firm as head partner, Njeri Maina Law Advocates;
She Has been part of the legal team at Young Lawyers Brigade.
Njeri believes she is the best suited for the office of the Woman Representative Kirinyaga county.
She has done numerous pro-bono cases for widows in Kirinyaga, destitute families and protected public land and she is Currently handling the Ngiriambu case ,drug abuse and teenage pregnancies.
She Has also sponsored several needy students through high school; currently sponsoring a student at Kamuiru boys High School; and has actively been involved in shaping the conversation around youth leadership and given talks on National and international platforms;
Not to forget she is currently one of the youngest Woman Representative Aspirants in the country and has inspired numerous young people to pursue and believe in their dreams.
“I will work to make the office of the woman representative more vibrant and make sure the kitty benefits the marginalised groups which include the youths, women and persons with disabilities. I will also spearhead the interest of the farmers in Kirinyaga to ensure they get minimum guaranteed returns on their produce. Specifically, I will work to enact legislation to quell cheap imports that have diluted the efforts of our local farmers. We should only allow regulated imports after exhausting what our farmers have to offer.”
She concludes by advising the Kirinyaga voter to make the wise decision come 9th of August and elect her to Parliament.