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Ferdinand Waititu triumphs in Kabete by-election

05 May 2015, 10:52 Nechesa Chemoi

Kabete - Former Embakasi MP Ferdinand Waititu is the new MP elect for Kabete Constituency.

Waititu, who vied for the seat on a Jubilee Alliance Party (JAP) ticket, garnered 24,228 votes in a by-election that was held on Monday.

George Mungai Waiguru an independent candidate came second with 268 votes.

Newton Njenga of New Vision Party was third with 241 votes, followed by John Wamagata of Safina with 176 votes.

The Orange Democratic Movement party candidate Wilson Karanja Kamau was fifth with 170 votes.

He was followed by Kavore Kariuki of Narc Kenya with 149 votes.

Also read: Kabete polls marred by bribery allegations, low voter turnout

Paul Wariuki of the Peoples Party of Kenya was seventh with 89 votes, followed by Kiriko wa Ngugi of the Democratic Party with 82 votes.

Isaiah Ndirangu of the Party of Democratic Unity was last with 33 votes.

According to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries commission, voter turnout in the by-election stood at 41 percent.

Waititu replaces the late George Muchai who was murdered alongside his bodyguards and driver on 7 February, 2015 in Nairobi.

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