Pay us for backing you, Kakamega Jubilee supporters tell Uhuru

A section of Jubilee Party supporters in Kakamega want President Uhuru Kenyatta to reward their overwhelming support in last week’s polls.

The lot wants to be considered for government appointments when the head of state realigns his administration for the final term.

Uhuru got 63,191 votes in the county. This was a significant increase from 2013 when he only got 12,469 votes.

The youths led by Joseph Shikamalo on Monday celebrated the party’s win in Kakamega town.

NASA leader Raila Odinga has disputed Jubilee’s victory claiming that he was rigged out.

“We ask the President to consider those who also vied on the party ticket but lost.”

“Let him give them something to do in his government,” Shikamalo said.

Thomas Anganya, a youth leader, said Kenyans should now unite and work together after the elections.

“As Jubilee, we lost the Kakamega governor race but we have accepted and moved on,” Anganya said.

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The party failed to clinch any of the top three county seats.

Jubilee’s Mable Muruli (governor candidate), Stanley Livondo (senator) and Mercy Luseno (woman representative) were all defeated.

They challenged their counterparts in NASA to move on from the Tuesday last week’s election loss.

There are calls from the international community that the opposition follows legal channels in pursuit for justice.

The President got 8,203,290 votes against Raila’s 6,762,224 in results declared by IEBC chair Wafula Chebukati on Friday.

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