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Aisha Jumwa’s Candidate Emerges Third In Ganda Ward By Elections


Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa’s candidate in the Ganda Ward by elections in Kilifi County emerged third in the exercise that saw ODM’s Reuben Katana emerge the winner.

Joseph Kiponda who was a Jubilee candidate and was enjoying massive support from Jumwa only garnered a paltry 500 votes in the hotly contested by elections.

Katana who garnered 4,177 votes was closely followed by independent candidate Abdul Omar who got 2,331 votes.

One person was shot dead on Tuesday evening after Jumwa and her bodyguard stormed Katana’s home where he was holding a meeting.

The incident saw the police arrest Jumwa and her bodyguard but were however released on a cash bail of Ksh. 500,000 each.