Garissa Governor elect Nathif Jama ( Photo Courtesy) When he lost his Garissa Governor seat in 2017, it appeared over for Nathif Jama. His humiliating defeat at the hands of Ali Korane must have taken him by surprise. Just as he had won the Garissa Governor position in 2013 in a surprising fashion on a Wiper Party ticket, his exit in 2017 also came as a surprise.
Anne Waiguru, Oscar Sudi, Aisha Jumwa, Johnson Sakaja, John Waluke, Samuel Arama, Muthomi Njuki, Evans Kidero, Okoth Obado, Mohammed Ali, Ghodana Dhadho, Ali Korane and Mburu Mwangi are at risk of being barred from being sworn into office over integrity cases in case they win electoral seats in the next week's polls.
The Kenya Kwanza team are expecting a major ruling today from the High Court after petitioners filed cases seeking to stop a number of UDA candidates seeking various political positions. The petitioners want the high court to lock out leaders led by Rigathi Gachagua who is seeking the second position in the country others include Johnson Sakaja (Nairobi), Muthomi Njuki (Tharaka Nithi), Aisha Jumwa (Malindi) and Oscar Sudi (Kapseret).
According to the news reaching our report desks, a new petition has been filled to block 13 politicians in the country, Kenya from contenting in the long awaited August elections, which are set on Tuesday 9th, August 2022, the petition has been filed in the bid to to block the 13 politicians as a results of integrity issues.Among the 13 politicians is the Kenya Kwanza presidential running mate, Rigathi Gachagua, UDA’s Nairobi gubernatorial candidate Johnson Arthur Sakaja, Mohamud Ali Mohamed of Marsabit, UDA Onsemus Muthomi Njuki of Tharaka-Nithi, The independent candidate of Homa Bay county Evans Kidero, Ali Korane of Garissa county, Dhadho Godana of Tana River.UDA and the governor of Kirinyaga county Anne Waiguru Kirinyaga and finally we have UDA Aisha Jumwa of Kilifi.Some of the popular MPs including John Waluke , Samuel Arama , Oscar Sudi and Okoth Obado are also in the list.The petitioners want the court to determine whether the above mentioned politicians are fit and suitable to hold any public office in Kenya, this comes a few days after Hon Rigathi Gachagua was directed to forfeit Sh202 million to the government over graft.
Several governors have emerged winners in the August 9, 2022 General elections. This is after they lost in 2017, but they have risen from their political ashes to reclaim their gubernatorial seats in this election. 1) KENNETH LUSAKA In Bungoma,Kenneth Lusaka was reelected into office as the Governor of Bungoma County.
The Kenya Kwanza group is today expecting a significant decision from the Supreme Court after petitioners filed a complaint aimed at preventing some UDA candidates from seeking various political offices. The petitioners want the High Court to shut down leaders headed by Rigathi Gachagua who are looking for second jobs in the country, including Johnson Sakaja (Nairobi), Muthomi Njuki (Tharaka Nithi), Aisha Jumwa (Malindi) and Oscar Sudi (Kapseret).
Azimio la Umoja has yet again received good news after one of their Governor candidates has clinched the seat dispite Sibling rivalry in the political outfit. Photo courtesy This is as Former Governor Nathif Jama has made a political comeback after flooring his arch-rival Ali Korane of Jubilee to recapture his the Garissa govenor seat.
Photo courtesy of the Kenya Kwanza Alliance leaders led by Deputy President William Ruto. Thirteen Big names are enlisted in the petition to block them from the 9th of August general election over the alleged failure to adhere to chapter six of the Constitution. Nevertheless, the Kenya Kwanza Alliance running mate Rigathi Gachagua is among the top profiles filed to be disqualified from the contest.
The recent move to lock Deputy President William Ruto's running mate Rigathi Gachagua, Senator Johnson Sakaja and other thirteen politicians out of the ballot in the upcoming general elections has taken a fresh twist as details now reveal what could happen today. The other aspirants include: Aisha Jumwa (Kilifi), Mohamud Ali Mohamed (Marsabit), Muthomi Njuki (Tharaka Nithi), Evans Kidero (Homa Bay), Ali Korane (Garissa) and Dhadho Godana (Tana River), John Waluke (Sirisia), Samuel Arama (Nakuru Town West), Oscar Sudi (Kapseret) and Migori Governor Okoth Obado.
Gubernatorial post is a hotly contested peace of the cake in Mandera County. Mohamed Adan Khalif A.K.A (MAK) former Mandera County Assembly speaker is one of the contestants being endorsed into that position by H.E Ali Ibrahim Roba the current governor who is vying for the position of a senator in Mandera County.
Court of Appeal Judge yesterday ordered 12 activists who had filed an urgent application to serve the affected politicians with their pleadings ahead of a mega ruling today where Justice Mugure Thande will rule whether Kenya Kwanza Presidential Running Mate Geoffrey Rigathi Gachagua candidacy and 14 other aspirants will be on the ballot or not.
Photo courtesy Election period is approaching and leaders across the country are using different platforms for campaigs. Some are using railies while others are using door to door service among other factors. One of the leaders is Deputy President Wiliam samoei Ruto. Wiliam samoei Ruto is one of the presidential candidate in the country.
After petitioners filed a complaint intended to bar several UDA candidates from running for various political seats, the Kenya Kwanza group is now anticipating a significant ruling from the Supreme Court. The petitioners seek Rigathi Gachagua's supporters, including Johnson Sakaja of Nairobi, Muthomi Njuki of Tharaka Nithi, Aisha Jumwa of Malindi, and Oscar Sudi, to be barred from holding public office in the nation (Kapseret).
Fresh Details As Activitist File Petition To Block Rigathi, Waiguru, Sakaja Jumwa Against Contesting
The general elections are closening new happenings are unfolding in the political arena with olny less than 8 days to the August 9th. Dp Ruto's brigade might be walking on a tight rope to the general elections.An activist has now filed a petition in court , requesting to block more than 5 UDA related Politicians on the question on funds embezzlement and integrity.According to the Activitist all politicians who have been linked with grafts should not be allowed to run for any Political seat or work in any public office within the government.
Yesterday presidential and gubernatorial candidates officially announced their running mates yesterday. Yesterday was the deadline for the naming of the running mates per IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati. Garissa governor Ali Roba Korane has suffered a major blow after his deputy governor Abdi Dagane ditched him at the last minute.
With less that a week to August 9 general election. Our politicians are on the last days selling their manifestos. A few minutes ago on Facebook tuko.co.ke revealed that Rigathi Gachagua and 13 other politicians are at risk of being locked out of the general elections. This after activists filed a petition to block them from contesting in the forthcoming poll over integrity issues.
Today the court is going to hear the petition made by the applicant about the running mate of William Ruto. The applicant said that they want to decide if Gachagua will continue being on the ballot paper next week as a running mate. They say that Gachagua was involved in the act of corruption many years ago and that is why they don't want him to proceed as a running mate because he may end up doing the same thing that he has been doing in the previous years.
The country is remaining with just a few days to the general election. Many politicians are campaigning everywhere in a bid to get support from citizens. But sadly according to the latest news by Tuko News Kenya Kwanza's presidential running mate Rigathi Gachagua and 13 other politicians risk being locked out of the next week's General Election.
According to information that has reached our reporting desks, a new petition has been filed to prevent 13 Kenyan politicians from running in the eagerly anticipated August elections, scheduled for Tuesday, August 9, 2022. The petition was filed in an effort to prevent the 13 politicians from running due to integrity issues.
The United Democratic Movement (UDM) has this week been conducting Grassroot tours in Mandera County, where the team has been taking the opportunity to discuss with the people about issues affecting them mostly and the approach they should take once they clinche on the top position. Led by UDM Party Chairman Hon.