[PHOTOS] Azimio unveils Nairobi line-up; Igathe takes governor seat

Igathe will be deputised by former Kibwezi MP Philip Kaloki.

In Summary

• Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga said Jubilee’s Polycarp Igathe will fly the gubernatorial flag.

• Sifuna has been handed the senatorial ticket while incumbent Esther Passaris will fly the Woman Representative flag.

Former Nairobi Deputy governor Polycarp Igathe and former Kibwezi MP Phillip Kaloki at the KICC on April 22, 2022.
Former Nairobi Deputy governor Polycarp Igathe and former Kibwezi MP Phillip Kaloki at the KICC on April 22, 2022.
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The Azimio-One Kenya Alliance has officially unveiled its political lineup for Nairobi City County ahead of the August 9, General Election.

Announcing the new-look lineup on Friday, Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga said Jubilee’s Polycarp Igathe will fly the gubernatorial flag.

ODM party leader Raila Odinga addresses the press at the KICC on April 22, 2022.
ODM party leader Raila Odinga addresses the press at the KICC on April 22, 2022.
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He will be deputised by former Kibwezi MP Philip Kaloki who is from the Kalonzo Musyoka-led Wiper Democratic Movement party.

ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna has been handed the senatorial ticket while incumbent Esther Passaris will fly the Woman Representative flag.

ODM party leader Raila Odinga addresses press at the KICC on April 22, 2022.
ODM party leader Raila Odinga addresses press at the KICC on April 22, 2022.
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Raila announced that Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi officially dropped his gubernatorial bid and will defend his parliamentary seat.

"Governor Candidate Nairobi is Polycarp Igathe and will be deputized by Prof. Philip Kaloki. Senate candidate is ODM secretary general Edwin Sifuna, and Women Rep candidate will be Esther Passaris," Raila said.

Ngatia will be appointed as President’s Special Envoy on Trade.

Azimio La Umoja Nairobi Gubernatorial candidate Polycarp Igathe at KICC on April 22, 2022.
Azimio La Umoja Nairobi Gubernatorial candidate Polycarp Igathe at KICC on April 22, 2022.
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Former Nairobi deputy governor Polycarp Igathe and Fred Ngatia at the KICC on April 22, 2022.
Former Nairobi deputy governor Polycarp Igathe and Fred Ngatia at the KICC on April 22, 2022.
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Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi with ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna and Embakasi East MP Babu Owino at KICC on April 22, 2022.
Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi with ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna and Embakasi East MP Babu Owino at KICC on April 22, 2022.
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Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi with ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna and Embakasi East MP Babu Owino at KICC on April 22, 2022.
Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi with ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna and Embakasi East MP Babu Owino at KICC on April 22, 2022.
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