Several candidates were earlier blocked by IEBC to vie in different elective seats due to pending court cases and impeachment. Some of the candidates included; Nairobi UDA party gubernatorial candidate senator Johnson Sakaja, Mombasa Wiper gubernatorial candidate Mike Sonko and Kiambu UDA gubernatorial candidate karungo Thangwa.
Today IEBC has officially cleared the youthful UDA party candidate Karungo Thangwa to vie for Kiambu senatorial seat on a UDA party ticket.
" We've just been cleared to run by IEBC" wrote Karungo Thangwa on his official Facebook page.
The UDA senatorial candidate thanked his loyal supporters for their prayers and support.
" Thanks a lot for your prayers and support" added Karungo Thangwa.
Mr. Karungo Thangwa urged his supporters to spread the good news to the people of Kiambu county that he will be in the senatorial race come ninth August.
" Now tell a friend to tell a friend that we will be on the ballot in the 9th August 2022 elections" said the UDA candidate.
Mr. Karungo Thangwa is battling with George Maara of ruling Jubilee party, Michael Waikenda of Chama Cha Kazi party and independent candidate John Mugwe.
The incumbent senator Kimani Wamatangi is eyeing for the county gubernatorial seat on a UDA party ticket. His absentia in the race has resulted to sprout of new youthful aspirants keen on succeeding him.
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