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Charity Ngilu to Oversee Elections in Nigeria - 3 days ago, 19:31

By: Lynda Odhiambo

Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu has been awarded a crucial role in Nigeria during the upcoming elections in the country.

Ngilu was selected among a 38-member delegation as an observer to oversee elections in Nigeria on February 16, 2019.

She travelled on Sunday to begin her duty in the country, where she will serve alongside former Botswana president Festus Mogae, former Latvian President Vaira Vike Freiberga, former US envoy to several African nations Johnny Carson and former Gambian Vice President Fatoumata Tambajang among others.

Ngilu is the only Kenyan politician selected in the committee owing to her political prowess and the fact that she was the first woman to vie for presidency in Kenya.

Ngilu is the leader of National Rainbow Coalition (NARC) and is the only Kenyan female delegate selected as a representative in the delegation.

Her role in politics has earned her the title of the most senior female political leader in Kenya, having served in ...
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