August 9

Nyeri leaders who lost seats concede defeat on social media

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 17:37 | By
Nyeri leaders who lost seats concede defeat on social media
Othaya MP Gichuki Mugambi was defending his seat on a Jubilee party ticket. PHOTO/Courtesy

Nyeri leaders who were contesting on yesterday's general election have turned to social media to give a final bow after losing in the provision results.

Othaya Member of Parliament (MP) Gichuki Mugambi who was defending his seat on a Jubilee party ticket conceded defeat after he lost to Wambugu Wainaina of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party.

Gichuki who was seeking a second term appreciated his constituents for giving him an opportunity to serve them.

"I take this opportunity to thank the great people of Othaya for giving me the chance to serve them as their Member of Parliament (MP) for the last 5 years,

"I have no doubt we have left Othaya better than we found it. I thank all those who have walked this journey with me. May I also take this opportunity to congratulate all those who have been elected and request that we support them to continue making our constituency shine. God bless you all," he wrote.

Patrick Ngunjiri who was also contesting for the same seat also conceded defeat and wished his contestant well.

"Othaya voters have spoken. As a believer in democracy, I hereby accept the sovereign will of the people and in particular concede that the UDA candidate Mr. Michael Wambugu Wainaina is the next member of Parliament for Othaya. I wish the new leadership nothing but the best as they propel Othaya to the next level,

"I sincerely thank the Othaya people for voting for and against my vision of # wiraKihotoUtonga. To my campaign team, you are indefatigable and truly unbwogable; I could not have asked for a better team. Asanteni sana," he posted on his Facebook page.

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