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UDA Party Issues Major Statement on Mathira Constituency Seat After Rigathi's Nomination

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Days after the incumbent Mathira Constituency MOP Rigathi Gachagua was nominated to the post of Ruto's running mate, the UDA party has issued a statement on the fate of the party in the constituency.

Through its social media pages, UDA announced that it will be seeking candidates to fill the post which was initially held by Rigathi Gachagua before his nomination.

The party gave all interested aspirants three days from Tuesday 17th to Friday 20th to submit their applications for nominations.

"On 15th May 2022, Hon Rigathi Gachagua the UDA candidate for member of National Assembly Mathira constituency was nominated as the UDA presidential candidate. As a result, he will not be contesting for the member of parliament seat Mathira constituency.

In view of this development, UDA party now invites applications from aspirants interested in contesting for this position within the next three days from the date of this notice. The deadline of this application will be on 20th, May 2022" read UDA's notice.

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This comes at a time when Ruto and Gachagua are expected to launch nationwide campaigns to drum up support for their candidature. Raila has also nominated Martha Karua and have also started campaigns.

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