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Latest on The Leading Candidate in Nairobi Governor Race Between Igathe & Sakaja [VIDEO]

As Tallying of votes continues across the country Kenyans are eager not only to learn results of the presidential race but also the governor contest in Nairobi.

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Nairobi which is a political battleground between Azimio la Umoja and Kenya Kwanza has seen Johnstone Sakaja and former DG Polycarp Igathe edge for the seat.

Kenya's capital city, Nairobi is the strategic devolved unit for any national government to control, with billions of shillings at the governor's disposal.

The tribal affiliations are a big factor in the Governor’s race which also influenced their choice of running mate's.

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Now according to a news report by TV47, Johnson Sakaja leading in three constituencies with 136,739 votes followed by Polycarp Igathe with 98,219.

There was however, a stand off at the main tallying centre over claims of voter bribery, in what paralysed the tallying process before it resumed.

The final results will be declared by the Returning Officer at the end of the tallying exercise.

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