Edith Nyenze easily wins Kitui West parliamentary seat

March 27, 2018 10:58 am
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Edith Nyenze was the front runner with the Jubilee Party opting against fronting a candidate/CFM

, KITUI, Kenya, Mar 27 – Edith Vethi Nyenze, the widow of the late Kitui West Member of Parliament Francis Nyenze, has won the seat with a landslide.

Edith beat her rivals after garnering 14,372 votes in the election characterised by a low voter turnout.

Dennis Muli Mulwa, an independent candidate, came a distant second, garnering only 2,046 votes while Nairobi businessman Robert Mutiso Lelli of Narc-Kenya came in third with 1,784 votes.

Edith who was seen as the favourite candidate from the beginning took over after the death of her husband.

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