Bishop Margaret Wanjiru’s son loses Mathare seat
Mathare MP Steven Kariuki has lost his parliamentary seat to an ODM candidate Anthony Tom Oluoch.
In the 94.15 per cent of the results transmitted as at Wednesday 8pm, Kariuki had been defeated with over 9,000 votes.
Oluoch was leading with 41, 813 votes against Kariuki’s 32, 222.
Kariuki is son to Bishop Margaret Wanjiru who lost the Nairobi gubernatorial Jubilee party primaries.
The bishop had been campaigning for her son to retain the parliamentary seat.
Bishop Wanjiru was on the night of the Jubilee party nominations arrested and detained for causing disturbance.