While campaigning in Nyeri on 21st May, the United Democratic Alliance party has finally settled on Konyu MCA Eric Wamumbi, as the UDA candidate for Mathira Constituency. Mathira Constituency seat was left without did have a UDA candidate after the Deputy President William Ruto settle on Rigathi Gachagua as the running mate.
Eric Wamumbi was unveiled in United Democratic Alliance as the new Mathira MP aspirant during the first UDA visit in the area since Gachagua was picked Ruto's running mate.
Eric Wamumbi is expected to face off with the Jubilee Party candidate Wambura Wamaranga. Wambura had lost in the same contest in 2017 general election.
Eric Wamumbi made headlines back in 2020 after his late wife Catherine Nyambura died in a controversial manner. This was after the the body of the MCA's wife was found in Hohwe Dam, Mathira, on Monday morning, May 24, 2020. Eric Wamumbi was then summoned by the police to record a statement due to the puzzle surrounding his wife's death.
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