Stella Wangila is a second year student at technical university of Mombasa from department of media and graphic design. Stella who was once a TUMSO member while she was pursuing her diploma course for docket of disabilities, she has decided to go for women representative post this time round.
While she was the representative of students with disabilities, Stella is understood to have fought for many things including Bursaries and scholarship that were given to some of needy students.
What make Stella different from other aspirants the way she carries out her political campaigns. In many universities, campaigns are always characterized by hooting vehicles, recruiting kings of propaganda campaigns, sounds of vuvuzelas in the air, songs and chants of war and a show of toughness for the aspirants. For Stella, it doesn’t matter any more. She is out to establish a new way of securing a political post in this country.
Stella has allegedly warned her supporters to stop creating propaganda pieces against her opponent a Miss Aisha Jamal. She has also told her supporters that politics will come and go but comradeship will remain and that there was no need of creating false propaganda that may lead to misunderstanding between her and opponents. Stella apologized to Jamal when her supporter posted a photo on Facebook describing how radical Jamal was. She confirmed to Miss Aisha that it was propaganda generating by her supporters.
Stella has also turned her campaign into an avenue of spreading the word of God. Before she address any group of students, she will ask one Christian to pray, then they read one verse from Bible.She then goes ahead and will ask one person from Muslim to read Quaran and pray. Stella is said to be trying to seal the gap between Muslims and Christian. Many students have so far applauded her for the above efforts. The young enthusiastic aspirant has promised that once voted in, she will serve every comrade regardless of religion or race.
As different aspirants spend large lump sum of money buying liquor to comrades, Stella organized a party inside the assembly hall where she even invited her opponent. Miss Aisha unfortunately had some commitments and did not show up for the event. The university administration has also applauded Stella’s way of carrying out campaign and urged aspirants to emulate her.
While speaking to Magazine Reel, Stella said that she has no influence and can never tell whether she will win through her exclusive and unique Campaign strategies since leadership comes from God.