Meru county local media stations in collaborations with the media council of Kenya conducted governors’ debate at the Kenya Methodist University, a motion that brought about heated debates as the current women Kawira Mwangaza who is eyeing to unseat Kiraitu skipped the event over official invite allegations.
After the debate, famous social media page in the county “Meru Daily News” however conducted polls to show the political impacts of the candidates. Kiraitu Murungi who is the Devolution empowerment party leader who is vying under the Azimio la Umoja ticket therefore emerged at the top, prior to other times when Linturi has always been at the top.
The outspoken senator is vying under a United Democratic Alliance party ticket that is headed by the deputy president William Ruto. In the results, Kiraitu has gathered 194 votes which equal 40.59 percent, Mithika Linturi 163 which is 34.10 percent and Kawira Mwangaza 104 votes equaling 21.76 percent.
The alleged results are therefore a big blow to the second in command’s center as is opponent has seemed to gain more popularity in the region than him based on the party positions.
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