Upset for DP Ruto in Duale’s backyard as Raila takes lead

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Garissa Township MP Aden Duale has failed to secure a win for UDA presidential candidate William Ruto in his back yard.

Azimio flag bearer Raila Odinga as of Thursday morning gannered an impressive 16, 718 votes against Ruto’s 7,904 votes in the provisional results.

Garissa County

Within Garissa county Odinga was ahead with 53,431 votes against Ruto’s 16,172 votes.

This comes as a major upset for DP Ruto as Garissa has been perceived to be his turf since President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee win in major seats in the county during the 2017 general election results.

Duale is contesting against former Garissa mayor and deputy ambassador to Pakistan Abdi Yare, ODM candidate Nasir Mohamed, and former deputy speaker Farah Maalim

Austine Ogalo
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