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Mike Sonko wins Jubilee primaries for Nairobi governor

Nairobi governorship aspirant Mike Mbuvi Sonko greets his supporters during Jubilee party nominations at Nairobi County on 26/4/17-BEVERLYNE MUSILI

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko wins Jubilee primaries for Nairobi governor.

He will face off with Incumbent ODM Governor Evans Kidero in the August 8 General Election.

Sonko raked in 138,185 votes against his closest rival former Gatanga MP and 2013 presidential candidate Peter Kenneth who garnered 62,504. Bishop Margaret Wanjiru came in third managing 7,654 votes.

Nairobi Senator had on Wednesday declared to run as an independent candidate if he fails to clinch Jubilee’s governors seat.

Mike Sonko and Peter Kenneth raised alarm over missing names of their supporters from Jubilee party register which had denied other electorates from voting.

The Jubilee Nairobi senate ticket went to Johnson Sakaja who won 153,422 votes against Kavemba Mutinda’s 126,982 and Ali Badi’s 10,132.

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