Sonko, Shebesh, Sakaja headed for a win in Nairobi

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko is leading in the Nairobi Jubilee gubernatorial nominations.

Votes tallied from 15 constituencies puts Mr Sonko ahead of his rival Peter Kenneth and Bishop Margaret Wanjiru.

The senator has so far garnered 119, 756 votes ahead on Mr Kenneth who has 51,770 votes while Ms Wanjiru is third with 10,109 votes.

In the senatorial race, Mr Johnson Sakaja is leading with 106, 469 in 14 constituencies, Richard Kavemba is second with 10, 729 and Mr Badi Ali third with 9, 079.

In the Nairobi Women Representative nominations, Mrs Rachel Shebesh is also leading with 61,445 followed by Mrs Millicent Omanga with 39,634 while Ms Karen Nyamu has 28,502 votes.

Earlier, Mrs Shebesh stormed Nyayo Indoor Gymnasium at Nyayo Stadium, where the tallying is taking place.

She claimed that her votes in Embakasi North were being stolen and added onto Mrs Omanga’s.

“I will stay here and stop this process until you tell me what’s going on and why my votes are being stolen,” said an agitated Mrs Shebesh who was then escorted to record a statement at Nyayo Stadium Police post.

She later left with her supporters to Jubilee headquarters to lodge a complaint.

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