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October 20, 2017

Kiambu MP retains seat through a landslide win

Kiambu MP Jude Njomo receives his nomination certificate from IEBC returning officer Teresiah Mithamo at Kiambu High School / STANLEY NJENGA
Kiambu MP Jude Njomo receives his nomination certificate from IEBC returning officer Teresiah Mithamo at Kiambu High School / STANLEY NJENGA

Kiambu Mp Jude Njomo retained his seat comfortably after beating his rival through a landslide win.

Njomo was perhaps rewarded by Kiambu people as being overwhelming voted with 98% getting 66,116 votes out of total cast votes of 67,609 due to his development record of reviving all public schools in the constituency through refurbishment and construction of new secondary schools and also being available to address issues within the constituency.

Njomo also won favour with many when he sponsored a bill in parliament to have banks cap lending rates to help small business people access loans without having to pay high interest which was passed and assented by president Uhuru Kenyatta.

Njomo fought fearlessly in 2013 for county headquarters not to be shifted to Thika but instead be in Kiambu town as gazetted after governor William Kabogo relocated to Thika a move which did not auger well with kiambu county residents who demonstrated until the governor relocated to Kiambu town.

Njomo in his speech said that he was satisfied with the IEBC conducting elections in kiambu which was free and fair and was organised and no complains were reported.

"The IEBC conducted the elections well and i thank them for the officials for braving the cold and nights to ensure the process goes as expected,"said Njomo.

Njomo said that the people spoke in a loud voice and for keeping peace even during the campaign period.

"I have participated in several elections and have even gone out of the country to witness other elections and i can say that this is the best and best organised elections i have ever seen where technology has played a key role,"said Njomo.

Njomo however said he owes now kiambu people and the only way he can repay them is by working hard and prudently and will remain their humble servant.








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