Chege Njuguna has been nominated as the UDA party candidate for Kandara constituency by-elections.During a nominations exercise held on Saturday, Chege received 7,826 votes beating 13 other aspirants.The second runner-up was Titus Mbuchu who garnered 5,335 and was followed by Injinia Stephen Mwaura who garnered 4, 414 votes.
Maina Kamau who deputized former Murang’a governor Mwangi wa Iria got 2,191 votes while media personality Waithira Muithirania got 1,267 votes.Waithira vied for the woman representative position under the Jubilee Party during the general elections but lost to Betty Maina who is a member of UDA.
There have been protests among the competitor that Wahome had a favored up-and-comer who she was pushing for the ticket.Last week, Wahome who visited the body electorate to send off a tree establishing program that will see local people plant 20 million trees over the course of the following five years said the party is quick to hold the seat.
Without openly reporting her favored competitor, Wahomestated that local people understand what her stand is nevertheless stressed the requirement for them to decide in favor of an ever-evolving pioneer. "You realize I was casted a ballot in through the UDA party and the public authority would rather not let go of that seat," she said.
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