Ngunjiri Wambugu poised to clinch Nyeri Town seat
Political analyst Ngunjiri Wambugu is set to be the next MP for Nyeri Town.
This is after he gave his opponents a wide margin in the results that had been transmitted by 9pm.
The analyst trounced the incumbent Esther Murugi in the nominations and on Election Day led in a list of 10 candidates.
By 9pm, Ngunjiri had garnered 47, 949 votes with the second candidate, Duncan Maina Mathenge having 13, 353.
Kenyans online, where Ngunjiri enjoys a wide following of over 50,000, congratulated him on his win.
Simba wa Nyeri roared and Nyeri Town responded. Congratulations @ngunjiriwambugu ??? #ElectionsKE2017 #KenyaDecided
— Wa_Kabera® (@ItsWa_Kabera) August 9, 2017
Congratulations @ngunjiriwambugu … #ElectionsKE2017
— The_Artist? (@fiona_theartist) August 9, 2017
@ngunjiriwambugu Congratulations ma bratha.Stay focused.Stay blessed. Waiting for your contributions on the floor of the house!
— Kamau mburu (@Kamaumburu1) August 9, 2017
@ngunjiriwambugu congratulations in your win!! I wish you all the best
— Waweru Githegi (@wgithegi) August 9, 2017
Hongera sana @ngunjiriwambugu. Make Nyeri great again
— Dennis Kibichoi (@DKibichoi) August 9, 2017
@ngunjiriwambugu IEBC revealing the names that are usually hidden. Ati unaitwa Martin Deric! Okaay
— Ndirangu wa Mugo© (@petermugo) August 9, 2017
@ngunjiriwambugu Congrats! Si kazi tuchape. I knew u were one great Simba.God bless.
— John Njenga (@Seanall) August 9, 2017
@ngunjiriwambugu Your quest was for sound leadership. I hope you will remain steadfast and your fidelity will be to the constitution.
— Ondari Mogeni (@OndariMogeni) August 9, 2017