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Uhuru's Close Ally Shown Dust In Nyeri Gubernatorial Race As Results Alleges Most Preferred Governor

Nyeri Gubernatorial quest has attracted very powerful politicians who are seeking to unseat incumbent Governor Mutahi Kahiga who is also seeking re-election through the UDA party ticket.

Among those in the race include, Uhuru's close ally and Nyeri Senator Ephraim Maina of Jubilee party, Gachara Kamanga, Thuo Mathenge, Peter Munyiri, incumbent Governor Mutahi Kahiga among others.

In the just released opinion poll by Mizani Africa, Dp Ruto's ally emerged the winner as Jubilee party candidate came second at a distance as other candidates followed.

Kahiga was voted by 49.5% as Ephraim Maina came second at 33.7% a difference of 15.8%, Kamanga cane third at 9% while Mathenge and Munyiri finished fourth and Fifth with 3% and 2% respectively. However, 1.9% of voters are undecided on who to vote.

Ruto's UDA party has taken roots in Nyeri county with Jubilee party of Uhuru also having a huge support this will mean the Choice of a coalition will greatly determine the direction of the race.

Content created and supplied by: Nyabwari (via Opera News )

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