Kabogo warned after announcing that he will run as independent

Hours after announcing that he will run as independent for the Kiambu gubernatorial seat, incumbent William Kabogo has been warned that...

Kiambu Governor William Kabogo

Speaking at Jubilee headquarters after receiving his certificate for Kiambu, Waitutu dismissed Kabogo’s candidature stating that the President and his deputy never interfered with Jubilee primaries.

“The president and his deputy were in Nairobi, they did not interfere with the exercise,” the legislator said.

The MP's running rate, James Nyoro also called on the government to audit Kiambu Couny funds to ensure they were not spent on campaigning after Kabogo announced he would run again.

“Where is money for forming independent candidates’ coalition coming from? It is coming from Kiambu, it is coming from Nakuru, it is coming from Kirinyaga. We want auditors to be sent,” said Nyoro.

The Kiambu Governor on Sunday announced that he would run as independent on grounds that the nominations were interfered with.

"Having consulted my wife, Kiambu residents and friends I hereby announce my independent candidature...I will be on the ballot. At the end of the day, we are one people with the same dream," Kabogo said.

Kabogo was trounced by waititu in the nominations after he garnered 69, 916 votes to the MP’s 353, 604. The two will now face again in the August 8 elections.


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