I will defend my seat under Jubilee, CORD Governor says
18 August 2016, 10:43
Nairobi - Garissa Governor, Nathif Jama has said that he will be seeking re-election under the Jubilee Party.
Jama said that he made the decision after consulting widely with the electorate in his County.
"My resolution to shift to @JubileePartyK is as a result of consultations with my constituents," he said in his twitter account.
The Governor also revealed that he had informed the Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka about his decision to decamp.
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"As per the #Wiper meeting held on 27th July, chaired by H.E. @skmusyoka I wish to state that I'll switch to @JubileePartyK in #2017Elections," he said.
The Governor was elected on a Wiper ticket during the 2013 general elections.
Over the weekend, Garissa town MP Aden Duale endorsed a rival of the Governor, Ali Korane and threatened to support him if he did not decamp to Jubilee.
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