Lupita Nyong’o father, Prof. Anyanga Nyongo has won the governorship election for Kisumu County in Kenya. He defeated his rivals, Jackton Ramguma and Christine Otieno to win. At 83% of the polling stations reporting he got 252, 490 which is 63% while Jackton Ramguma got 141, 320 which represents 36% and Christine Otieno got 1919 representing less than 1% of total votes cast.
He ran under the National Super Alliance coalition. Kisumu is NASA stronghold where the party easily defeated the president’ s Jubilee party.
With 37, 318 polling stations out of 40883 of the polling stations reporting, President Uhuru Kenyatta is leading his rival, Raila Odinga by 10.1% of the votes cast. At 7, 546, 262 that is 54.57% while Raila Odinga is at 6, 164, 403 at 44.58% of the votes.
The turnout at this point is 72.76% of registered voters.
Odinga’s NASA is already demanding to see the original form 34 A and 34 B signed and verified election results from the local election officials that were transmitted to the tallying center. They have called the results so far announced as fake and fictitious.
Whatever the final result of this election is, the careers of so many Kenyan politicians are over.