SECTIONS

List of independent candidates cleared by ORPP to run in August polls

 

The office of the Registrar of political parties has disclosed that over 40 Kenyans had expressed interest in the presidency as of Monday at 4 pm.

The 46 candidates are set to run for election on an independent ticket in the August 9 polls if they are cleared by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).

Ann Nderitu, the registrar of political parties says they will release the final list of aspirants after the deadline.

She has also said that the list is subject to scrutiny and vetting by the Chebukati-led commission.

In a document from the ORPP, which The Standard is in possession of, the registrar had received some 7, 213 applications by Monday 1:30 pm.

Out of the over 7, 000 applications, 4,421 were submitted online and 2, 792 others were submitted manually.

From the statistics, 106 people had shown interest in the 47 governor positions, 147 in senatorial posts and 110 women hope to represent the 47 counties in parliament.

Meanwhile, 958 have shown interest in the 290 MP seats while some 5, 845 are in the quest to represent the 1, 450 wards in the country.

All of them are running on an independent ticket.

Below is the list of candidates seeking to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta on an independent ticket except for one candidate whose name has not been captured in the list below.

By the time of publishing this article, the candidate’s credentials were still being processed.

1        KINYANJUI  EDWARD NJENGA                  

2        OTIENO      DUNCAN ODUOR         

3        IRUNGU      JAMES KAMAU             

4        JEREMIAH   NIXON KUKUBO            

5        AOKO          BENARD ONGIR            

6        MUNGA      DAVID CHOME             

7        KARIARA     ELIUD MUTHIORA                  

8        OUMA        PIGBIN ODIMWENGU            

9        WANYANGA        GEOFFREY NDUNGU              

10      AWUONDA BRIAN OLUOCH            

11      KIHUHA      ESTHER WARINGA                 

12      NGIGI         FAITH WAIRIMU           

13      KINGORI     PATRICK KARIUKI          

14      NYAGA       JEREMIAH JOHN MWANIKI             

15      NG'ANG'A  GIBSON NGARUIYA                

16      KATONI       BENJAMIN KEVIN NDAMBUKI         

17      ODHIAMBO          KEVIN ONYANGO         

18      LICHETE      REUBEN KIGAME          

19      KANYA        JOE STANLEY KAMAU.B         

20      GITHII         DAVID MUHIA              

21      KATHAE      PETER NDONGA           

22      MBUGUA   BENSON MWAURA                

23      MWARANIA         PAUL MURIUNGI          

24      NYAGOKO  JACOB OANDA              

25      WANJIGI     HARRISON NJOROGE             

26      NZANO       JARED CHULA               

27      NGECHU     MOSES GICHUKI           

28      GICHIRA     PTAH SOLOMUZI          

29      NYANGORI DOROTHY KEMUNTO             

30      NG'ANG'A  GIBSON NGARUIYA                

31      NG'ANI       VICTOR OBOTE             

32      AWUONDA BRIAN OLUOCH            

33      MUKENDA  JEREMIAH SIMIYU                  

34      KAMAU      GEORGE MUNYOTTAH          

35      MASIRA      ERASTUS NYAMERA              

36      OGANGA    STEPHEN OWOKO                  

37      OBUNGA    BERNARD NETO           

38      KIPRONO    FELIX          

39      NZAMALU  SAMUEL MWANGANGI         

40      MBUGUA   ZABLON KARANJA                  

41      KOUE GRITA MUTHONI          

42      KAGUMBA  SAMUEL KIAMBATI                

43      OJIJO OGILLO MARK PASCAL           

44      WAWERU   JOSEPH MBUGUA         

45      MUNYEKI    JUNE JULIET                  

46      BEGUM      NAZLIN