July 13, 2014

For the last two days :Thursday and Friday the independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) cleared some of Mathare candidates who are vying for the seat of the Member of Parliament that became vacant after the Supreme Court nullified Mr.George Wanjohi of TNA. Some of them are presenting there nomination papers today.IMG_5
Mr. Stephen Kariuki of CORD stated that his main plan is to win the by election by using the best srattegy and working with the everyone from the constituency

Stephen Kariuki following briefing from the IEBC

Stephen Kariuki following briefing from the IEBC



Mr Wanjohi on the other hand said he hope that the IEBC will be fair in conducting the by elections because the candidates are few and very easy to manageIMG_10
Ababu Namwamba Member of Parliament for Budalangi also urged the IEBC to give CORD the names of all the candidate vying for the seat, the presiding officer and the clerks.

People came out in large numbers

People came out in large numbers










Waititu also was present and he stated that Mr Wanjohi is the only known candidate for Jubilee for the Mathare seat.
All this took place at ST Teresa girls High school that was previously used as the tallying center for Mathare constituency. Gor semelango was not cleared on grounds that he did not provide proof that he had quit public office. Mirriam Muthoni will also vie as an independent candidate. The security was beefed up too. Gatundu south voters will also elect there Member of Parliament the same day after their MP passed away.









The By election is scheduled to take place on the 7th of August 2014



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