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People are literally forcing Peter Kenneth to run for Nairobi governor

Former Gatanga Member of Parliament, Peter Kenneth, might soon join the growing list of aspirants for Nairobi’s gubernatorial seat, if he heeds the pleas of Nairobians on social media.

A hashtag #IwantPK4Nairobi has been trending for the better part of Thursday with Kenyans on Twitter urging the former presidential candidate in the last general elections to run for the city’s top job.

Within hours after it first appeared, the hashtag has been shared and retweeted thousands of times to become the number one trending hashtag in Kenya.

Apart from Nairobi, youths in Muranga recently asked the former legislator to consider running for governor in their constituency.

Mr Kenneth impressed many during the last elections when he ran for president with his development-based politics political ideologies.

Here are some of the tweets and why Nairobi residents want Mr Kenneth to be the next governor of Nairobi: