John Paul Mwirigi is undoubtedly the youngest MP in Kenya after Tuesday’s general election.
Mwirigi who is 23-year-old will be representing a constituency in Meru county.
Speaking to BBC Africa, Mr Mwirigi said that he did not use any money to campaign. He solidly relied on well wishers and motorcycle operators who ferried.
“My joy is that the people of the constituency have realised that even the young generation can lead. I would like to confess that I did not use even a single coin, everything came from people here.” He aded
Mr Mwirigi’s win is an inspiration to many youthsthat you don’t need a fat bank account to win political seat.