Kajiado Central aspirant ditches JAP for ODM

Kajiado Central parliamentary aspirant Memusi Kanchori has joined ODM after he was defeated in the Jubilee Alliance Party nominations.

Mr Kanchori was beaten to the second place by Mr Patrick Tutui in a in a joint nomination carried out by Jubilee coalition parties in 52 polling stations across the vast constituency.

Mr Mr Tutui received 10,502 votes while Mr Kanchori garnered 10,100 votes.

(READ: Jubilee picks candidate for Kajiado)

Voters have picked to be the Jubilee Alliance Party candidate for the Kajiado Central parliamentary seat.

Mr Kanchori was received by ODM Secretary-General Ababu Namwamba at Orange House, Nairobi on Monday.

He is expected to battle it out with other aspirants for the ODM ticket.

The aspirant declared his intention to leave Jubilee because he got more votes than Mr Tutui from the populous Matapato clan.

The clan is the largest voting block in the constituency. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery, whose appointment to the Cabinet and resignation left the seat vacant, belongs to the clan.


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