PARTY ARRANGEMENT

Ruto unveils UDA Mombasa top seats line-up

Former Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar as been fronted as governor seat candidate.

In Summary

• Nyali MP Mohamed Ali will defend his seat on a UDA party ticket.

• Ruto congratulated the team for their unity ahead of the election where they will face the Azimio La Umoja Coalition One Kenya.

DP William Ruto met on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 with Mombasa County UDA aspirants for the August 9 election at his Karen residential office.
DP William Ruto met on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 with Mombasa County UDA aspirants for the August 9 election at his Karen residential office.
Image: DPPS

Deputy President William Ruto on Wednesday unveiled the United Democratic Alliance party team for Mombasa County's top seats.

In a statement after meeting with the aspirants from the County at his official Karen residence, Nairobi, Ruto said the team agreed on who will fly the UDA flag in the governor, senate and woman representative seats.

"We are glad the Mombasa UDA team has reached a consensus on Hassan Omar Hassan as its gubernatorial candidate, Khamisi Mwaguya as the Senate contender, and Fatma Bakari Barayan as the Women Representative contestant," Ruto said.

Image: DPPS

The DP added that the parliamentary slots will be filled by Mohamed Ali (Nyali), Mbarak Hamid (Kisauni), Karisa Nzai Mnyika (Jomvu), Isaac Malilah (Changamwe), Omar Shallo (Mvita), and Mohamed Mwahima (Likoni).

He congratulated the team for their unity ahead of the election where they will face the Azimio La Umoja Coalition One Kenya.

Ali won his seat in the 2017 elections as an Independent candidate but has been closely working with the DP.

This comes a day before the alliance conducts its primaries across the country.

UDA national elections board on Wednesday announced that preparations for the party's primaries scheduled for Thursday are complete.

NEC chairman Antony Mwaura said that all election materials including ballot boxes and papers have already arrived at the polling stations ahead of the exercise.

The voting will take place in 36 counties across the country in the exercise that will only be open to the eight million registered UDA members.


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