The perceived two-horse Nairobi gubernatorial contest has taken new dimension with Kenya Kwanza Alliance candidate Johnson Sakaja mastering on the correct political buttons to press to woo electorates into his vote-hunting basket despite being caught up in a dispute over undergraduate degree certificate from Team University, Uganda.
According to the latest poll survey conducted on July, 1st 2022, by Radio Africa Group (RAG) using CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing) in 17 constituencies within Nairobi county, senator Sakaja wielded 57 per cent of electorates' support while Azimio - One Kenya technocrat, Polycap Igathe, commanded 36 per cent, widening a gap by 21 per cent.
RAG also established that 88 per cent of the voters shows interest in participating in the voting processes while 12 per cent remains undecided.
It was also reported that Azimio - One Kenya presidential candidate Raila Odinga is most preferred candidate to succeed Uhuru Kenyatta, garnering 50 per cent support of Nairobians while Kenya Kwanza Alliance flag bearer William Ruto enjoyed 41 per cent.
Barely a month ago, Radio Africa poll had indicated that Raila leads in Nairobi with 52 per cent while Ruto comes at the second position with only 29.1 per cent.
The Roots Party presidential candidate George Luchiri Wajackoyah has ascended to 5 per cent from 3.2 per cent as compared to last month poll.
Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) secretary general Edwin Sifuna, who received a huge boost following an endorsement from Azimio - One Kenya principals, gained 66 per cent while UDA candidate Bishop Margaret Wanjiru enjoyed 25 per cent support of the voters.
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