Nairobi United Democratic Alliance (UDA) gubernatorial candidate Johnson Sakaja has set up a parallel tallying center and now says he has won the seat.
Sakaja claims he has already beaten jubilee candidate Polycarp Igathe in the gubernatorial race.
He says he is only waiting for the official declaration by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).
“We won Nairobi. Ignore the propaganda. They also tried to disrupt tallying throughout the night. They failed. Thank you, Nairobi for the overwhelming support. 56% is not a joke,” the senator stated.
Vote tallying in most the 17 Sub-counties of Nairobi is still ongoing
Only with sub-counties including Kibra and Kasarani having concluded and forwarded the results to the County tallying center at Kasarani.
According to preliminary results, the Azimio-One Kenya is confident of clinching a total of 14 out of Nairobi’s 17 parliamentary seats.
Already the coalition has bagged Kibra with Peter Orero winning against UDA’s MacDonald Mariga
UDA has bagged the Embakasi central constituency with Mejja Donk beating the jubilee candidate
The Nairobi Gubernatorial race featured UDA’s Johson Sakaja, Independent candidate Agnes Kagure, Polycarp Igathe of Jubilee, Kenneth Nyawamu, Denise Kodhe of LDP, Esther Thairu as an independent candidate, Harman Singh as an independent candidate, Kenneth Nyawamu of UPA, Nancy Wambui Mwadime of Usawa party and Cleophas Kio Mutua of Ford Kenya Party.