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Stiff Competition in Juja By election as Independent Candidate Joins

Juja Parliamentary seat is getting tougher and tougher as the election date bears. The elections will be held in 18th May of this year as it was announced by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commision(IEBC).

Photo courtesy: Jubilee Juja parliamentary candidate Susan Wakapee ,the widow to former Member of Parliament

Initially there were two candidates that were contesting for the seat that was left vacant following the death of Susan Wakape's husband. Susan Wakape is among them representing the Jubilee party and Moses Kuria's People's Empowerment Party represented by George Khoimburi.

It will not be an easy test for them following the introduction of an independent candidate in the parliamentary race. The name of the independent candidate is Doctor Joseph Gichui. He will now face the two.

William Ruto's United Democratic Alliance (UDA) did not field and candidate in the Juba by-election claiming that they were paying respect to the death of the former Member of Parliament.

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Joseph Gichui Jubilee Juja Susan Wakapee United Democratic Alliance William Ruto

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