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Here are the Nairobi Parliamentary Seats Won UDA Party

Deputy President William Ruto's United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party has performed relatively dismally in Nairobi County winning only four out of 17 available National Assembly Seats. Azimio affiliated parties have walked away with 12 seats, ODM getting a major share while one seat has been carried by an Independent candidate. That is the Kasarani Constituency seat which has been won by Sport Pesa CEO Ronald Karauri. Meanwhile here at the four seats that have been won by UDA in Nairobi City County, one of them is reported not have been officially announced due to security reasons.

Photo: Ronald Karauri, the new MP elect Kasarani Constituency, Nairobi County

1. Dagoretti South

Incumbent Dagoretti South Member of Parliament John Kiarie has succeeded in retaining his seat after beating Jubilee's Dennis Waweru in a hotly contested race. Kiarie managed 26,394 votes while his opponent Dennis Waweru maneged 22,773 votes.

Photo: Dagoretti South Member of Parliament John Kiarie showcasing his artistic prowess while awaiting official election results.

2. Augustine Kamande

UDA's Augustine Kamande aka Mwafrika is the second of the four Kenya Kwanza Candidates who have managed to win National Assembly seats in Nairobi County. Kamande has been declared winner of the Roysambu Constituency seat after garnering a total of 45,221 votes ahead of Jubilee's candidate and incumbent two term MP Waihenya Ngirangu who followed closely with 40,140 votes.

Photo: Roysambu Constituency MP elect Augustine Kamande.

3. Benjamin Gathiru

UDA candidate Benjamin Gathiru has managed to retain his seat as the Embakasi Central Member of National Assembly. Gathiru AKA Mejja Dank managed 48,277 votes to convincingly beat Jubilee's Samuel Mwangi who came distant second with 29,375 votes. Samuel Mwangi conceded defeat before the official announcement of the result.

Photo: Embakasi Central Member of Parliament Benjamin Gathiru (left) with DP William Ruto and Bishop Margaret Wanjiru.

4. James Gakuya

Embakasi North MP James Gakuya is reported to have retained his seat, though hasn't been officially announce due to fear of violence. Gakuya was contesting against ODM's Jane Murigi who hasn't conceded defeat. Official announcement of Gakuya would mean Kenya Kwanza and specifically UDA walks away with 4 out of 17 Constituencies in Nairobi County.

Source: NationAfrica

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