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KABOGO JUMPS BACK TO 2017 KIAMBU GUBERNATORIAL RACE

William Kabogo

Kiambu governor, William Kabogo, has announced that he will contest to defend his seat in the August elections as an independent Candidate after losing out on the jubilee party nominations to rival Ferdinand Waititu.

Kabogo, while addressing journalists yesterday said he made the decision following consultations with his constituents as well as family members.

“After much deliberation and having consulted with my wife and the rest of my family. I stand here today to announce my independent candidature for a second-time term as your Governor. Due to public demand, I have decided to honour the wishes of the people of Kiambu,” he said.

Kabete MP Ferdinad Waititu, defeated kabogo by a landslide in the just concluded jubilee party primaries. The incumbent had earlier on conceded defeat even before the results were announced but maintained that the jubilee nominations were “shambolic”.

Kabogo had also accused deputy president William Ruto of having a hand in the plan to oust him as Kiambu governor.

WAITITU GIVES KABOGO HUMILIATING DEFEAT IN KIAMBU JUBILEE NOMINATIONS

Waititu, who had vied for governor in Nairobi county gubernatorial position but lost to Evans Kidero in the 2013 elections, gave Kabogo a humiliating defeat after garnering garnering 353,604 votes against the governor’s 69,916 in the jubilee primaries.

Waititu’s entrance in kiambu politics in 2015 following the by-election in Kabete constitutency after the  parliamentary seat fell vacant following the murder of  former MP George Muchai , was then  said to complicate matters for Kabogo come 2017 although the latter maintained that he was unmoved by baba yao’s entry in kimabu politics.

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Sam Okello talking about Mrs Ouko

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