Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24 Kenya. The stories here come from users.

Latest Badges:

View all Geoffrey Kimagut's badges.

Ruto: We are ready to face Jubilee in upcoming by-elections

04 January 2016, 14:36 Geoffrey Kimagut

Bomet - Bomet Governor, Isaac Ruto on Sunday drummed up support of the Mashinani Development Party (MDP) candidate Andrew Maritim who will contest for the Nyangores seat in the February 12 by-election.

Ruto formed the party after he differed with Jubilee leadership.

He at the same time denied claims that he influenced the nomination that saw Maritim gunner 3 475 votes among five contestants.

He said the exercise was free, fair and transparent and the locals settled on the candidate because they have faith in him.

“I was in Nairobi when the nomination was being conducted and I was informed that Maritim has emerged victorious. The locals exercised their democratic rights,” said Ruto.

He was speaking during a public rally at Tulwetap Mosonik.

The Governor was accompanied by Emurua Dikirr MP, Johana Ngeno and the party national chairman, David Socrates Sang.

Read Also:  Jubilee failed in 2015, must improve, Mudavadi says

The County boss remained confident that the candidate will clinch the seat after it fell vacant following the death of Cecilia Ngetich through a road accident in Narok, two months ago.  

“I urged you to vote for him so that he can work with me to bring development to the region,” he said.

He told the Jubilee Party candidate Richard Leitich to prepare for bruising saying that they are ready to face him.

“The Jubilee party decided to push forward the by-election by 10 days so they can conduct their nomination and that is a clear indication that they fear us,” said Ruto.

He said the party is a force to reckon with in the next polls and that already he has the backing of Maasai, Kipsigis, Nandi and Pokot people.

On his part, Ngeno said they would mobilise parties like KNC, NVP and Kanu to campaign for Maritim to ensure he wins the seat.

“Elect a leader who is development-conscious not somebody who is working under instructions of another leader because of his influence,” said Ngeno.

The MP also said they will conduct massive and vigorous campaigns in Nyangores and Kericho to show Jubilee party that they are unpopular and Kenyans are not willing to support the new parties’ mergers.

A local resident, Amos Bore vowed to support Maritim and accused his rival Leitich of being a project of Deputy President William Ruto.

He said the Leitich did nothing when he was the area Councilor.

“I challenge Leitcih to show us what he did to the people during his tenure because there is nothing we can celebrate about,” said Bore.

For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page!

- MyNews24

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

ODM beats Jubilee in 3 by-elections

27 October 2016, 10:03

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Wilson Ochieng
ODM beats Jubilee in 3 by-electio...

ODM dominates Jubilee Party in by elections.

Submitted by
Wilson Ochieng
Kenyan ivory seized in Vietnam

Vietnamese authorities have seized 1 tonne of ivory smuggled from Kenya, the fifth such seizure in the past month. Read more...

Submitted by
Cyril Mike Odhiz
Kenyans furious on young lady aft...

A young Kenyan woman is the talk of town after she posted a photo with her elderly lover after a round of steamy sex, or so the photo suggested.  Read more...

Submitted by
Kiplangat langat
Uhuru could be a one term Presid...

Bomet governor Isaac Ruto has said that President Uhuru Kenyatta could be a one term President if he fails to increase allocations to the counties. Read more...

Submitted by
Mody Sammy
35 year old farmer a new milliona...

A 35 year old farmer from Mpeketoni Lamu county has become the latest millionaire in town as she became winner in the ongoing ‘Shinda Mamili na Story Ibambe’. Read more...

Submitted by
Shakila Alivitsa
Leave your past relationship bagg...

Leave your past relationship baggage at the door when you start a new relationship. Read more...