Mutua, Mvurya poised to retain gubernatorial seats

August 9, 2017 (2 weeks ago) 9:08 am
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In Machakos County, incumbent Governor Alfred Mutua is poised to win in the race after garnering 206,942 (53,46pc) votes against his closest competitor Wavinya Ndeti of the ‘yaliyo ndwele si pite’ infamy who has 171,532 votes (44,31pc)/MUTHONI WAWERU

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 9 – Provisional results show that a number of governors across the country are poised to retain their seats following the just concluded hotly contested General Election.

In Machakos County, incumbent Governor Alfred Mutua is poised to win in the race after garnering 206,942 (53,46pc) votes against his closest competitor Wavinya Ndeti of the ‘yaliyo ndwele si pite’ infamy who has 171,532 votes (44,31pc).

In Kwale, Salim Mvurya is expected to retain his seat with 85,183 votes ahead of his closest competitor Chirau Ali Mwakwere who has 23,511 votes.

Amason Kingi is also poised to retain his seat with provisional results showing he has 156,936 votes against Gideon Mung’aro who has 42,010 votes.

The results also project Mandera Governor Ali Roba leading in the race with 35674 votes against 35,054 of Hassan Noor.

In Migori, Okoth Obado is poised to win with 173,191 votes while the candidate closest to him, Ochillo Ayacko, has 99,114.

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