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BBC Journalists Visit MMUST to Establish Perceptions of Young First-Time Voters Regarding the Forthcoming Elections

We are pleased to inform you that British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) journalists visited Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) with the aim of establishing perceptions of young first- time voters regarding the forthcoming elections. The BBC team was received by the Director, Corporate Communications and Marketing, Dr. Lydia Anyonje and the MMUST’s Radio Producer, Mr. Elvis Chamegere. The event which was held today, 27th July, 2022, captures the voices of youths on the essence of good leadership, upcoming elections and sentiments of young- first- time voters in Kakamega County represented by the University students.

The young voters emphasized electing good leaders who can develop the nation and bring change for the improvement of the economy. The participants advocated for peaceful elections and urged electorates to accept the results and work together with the new elected leaders in various positions.


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The Masinde Muliro University Students Organization (MMUSO) Chairperson, Mr. Samuel Motari at MMUST FM during the engagement with the BBC team.


Present at the event were; BBC senior journalist, Mr. Roncliff Odit, Journalist, Nasteha Mohammed and BBC Dar es Salaam Photographer, Mr. Egan Sallah as well as West Media Ltd journalist, Mr. Bramuel Bwire. The MMUST students interviewed were; the Masinde Muliro University Students Organization (MMUSO) Chairperson, Mr. Samuel Motari as well as journalism students Mr. Rayson Kadenge, Miss Caroline Cheboi and Mr. Justus Kyama.