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Big blow for Jubilee in Juja

Independent, Electoral and Boundaries Commission has today announced, George Koimburi of People Empowerment Party as the dully elected Member of Parliament for Juja Constituency in Kiambu County.

Koimburi emerged winner after recording 12,159 votes against Jubilee's Susan Njeri Waititu 5,746 votes who was his fierce competitor.MP elect Hon Koimburi becomes the first Member of Parliament, elected under the newly formed PEP party which is affiliated to Gatundu South MP Hon Moses Kuria.

Despite low voter turnout the By-elections was marred with election irregularities and malpractices including voter bribery. Jubilee's Njeri Waititu expressed his frustrations, claiming that she was rigged out.Vote counting process had also to be stopped for close to 6 hours shortly after chaos erupted from PEP and Jubilee supporters.

Njeri Waititu stated that she will be moving to court to file a petition to have the By-elections repeated.

Koimburi win was an extension of DP Ruto's UDA party celebrations, after clinching the hotly contested Rurii Ward By-elections in Nyandarua County yesterday.

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