Prof. Anyanga Nyongo, father of award winning actress, Lupita Nyong’o, has won the governorship election for Kisumu County in Kenya. He defeated his rivals, Jackton Ramguma and Christine Otieno.
At 83% of the polling stations reporting, he got 252, 490 votes 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