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Alfred Mutua cleared, names Francis Maliti as running mate

By Erastus Mulwa | Published Thu, June 1st 2017 at 11:40, Updated June 1st 2017 at 18:45 GMT +3
Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua

Governor Alfred Mutua has named his County Executive Member for Roads, Eng Francis Maliti as his running mate for the August 8 general election.

Maliti, who hails from Yatta constituency, was picked to replace Mutua’s estranged deputy, Bernard Kiala who is now seeking to unseat his boss as an independent candidate.

For the first time, Dr Mutua, who is seeking his re-election through his party’s ticket, Maendeleo Chap Chap made a public appearance with Maliti in Machakos town where he presented his nomination papers to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for clearance.

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