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Jubilee Party Nominates Team Uhuru National Coordinator Ngugu To Replace Late Prengei In Senate

The Jubilee Party has nominated Team Uhuru National Coordinator Isaac Ngugi to replace the late Senator Victor Prengei in the Senate.

Speaking to Kenyans. co.ke on Thursday, September 23, Jubilee Secretary General Raphael Tuju confirmed that party had initially selected Peter Cheruiyot but he did not meet IEBC requirements on age.

The seat Prengei was holding was reserved for the youth and the IEBC demands that the nominee must be under 35 years of age.

In the list Jubilee submitted to IEBC ahead of the General Election, NCIC Vice Chairperson Wambui Nyutu was next in line after Prengei but withdrew her name from consideration - despite meeting the age requirement.

Tuju also stated that although politicians had lobbied for the seat to be given to someone from the minority community it is a position that is intended for the youth.

The Jubilee Party boss added that Cheruiyot had been given a promotion and he will now work full-time as a Senior Director at the party's Headquarters.

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