, NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 26 – The long awaited Jubilee nominations in Nairobi kick off Wednesday in what is billed as one of the most bruising battles, as Senator Mike Sonko faces off with former MP Peter Kenneth in the gubernatorial race.
The nominations have been postponed thrice to allow for consensus between Kenneth and Senator Sonko who has insisted on being on the ballot.
The Woman Representative’s post is also hotly contested with seven aspirants including Karen Nyamu and Millicent Omanga seeking to unseat incumbent Rachael Shebesh.
Aspirants are also contesting various parliamentary seats, including in Starehe where Maina Kamanda will be battling it out with Musician Charles Jaguar and Francis Mwangi.
In Murang’a, incumbent Governor Mwangi wa Iria will be facing Kigumo MP Jamleck Kamau.
A bruising contest is also set in Nakuru where Governor Kinuthia Mbugua will be battling it out with Lee Kinyanjui and former NACADA Chairman John Mututho.
Jubilee Party Secretary General Raphael Tuju and National Elections Board Chairman Andrew Musangi have assured that all is set for the long-awaited primaries.