Ruiru MP aspirant on the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) ticket Isaac Mwaura has warned his UDA party to declare the constituency’s nominations process null and void, then proceed to conduct a new election or face the wrath of his supporters.
Speaking on Friday, Mwaura has dismissed the provisional results showing incumbent MP Simon King’ara was leading with 4, 688 votes, with the nominated senator coming in second with 2, 428 votes despite three polling stations in Mwiki ward failing to conduct the exercise.
”We will file a formal complaint to the party because what happened in Ruiru was not an election. It was all shambolic and the evidence we have is very clear. We want UDA to declare the exercise null and void and allow Ruiru people to engage in a free and fair electoral process,” Isaac Mwaura said.
On his part, the incumbent MP Simon Kangara took an issue with the election officials whom he said have failed to make proper arrangements to address the hitches from the three polling stations that the nominations never happened.
“I thank Ruiru residents for coming out to vote for me to be their UDA flag bearer in the upcoming polls. Although I’ve not been declared the winner due to the challenges that happened at Mwiki, I believe I will still make it in the end but UDA should conduct the nomination very fast to prevent voter apathy and fury among the electorate,” King’ara said.