United Democratic Alliance party politician Bishop Margaret Wanjiru, who just lost to the Orange Democratic Movement party candidate Edwin Sifuna in the Nairobi senatorial race, has conceded defeat and congratulated him together with other elected leaders.
Taking to her social media pages, Wanjiru, a former member of Parliament of Starehe constituency noted that the residents of Nairobi have already expressed their rights and this has to be respected.
"I would like to thank God, our team and all Nairobians who came out to exercise their democratic right to vote. We put up a vibrant campaign in Nairobi, but our challenger Edwin W. Sifuna carried the day." Read part of his statement on social media pages.
She further urged him to ensure that he serves all the residents of Nairobi county including those who did not vote for him
"We congratulate him and urge him to serve all our residents equally. I would also like to congratulate all the other candidates who were successful at the ballot from MCAs, MPs, Women rep Esther M Passaris ,OGW and Governor Sakaja Johnson." She added.
On the presidential polls, she urged Kenyans to maintain peace as the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission continues with the tallying process.
"Let us be calm and maintain peace as we accord IEBC the patience it deserves as they tally the presidential results. Let us remember that we are all Kenyans and there is life after elections." She said
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