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KANU will not field a candidate in Baringo South by-election - Nick Salat - 8 months ago, 13 June 18:08

By: Kamau Muthoni

Kanu will not field a candidate in the upcoming Baringo South by-election citing underhand dealings by the ruling coalition, Jubilee Party.

Party Secretary General Nick Salat said on Wednesday the party does not want to fuel division as it supports President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Government until 2022 when it will field its own presidential candidate. 

According to Mr Salat, the party's candidate, Charles Kamuren, who crossed over to Jubilee and and won the party ticket, has not resigned from Kanu.

"I have not received Kamuren's resignation. Kanu will not field a candidate as the ideal one whom the party would have fielded was manipulated by political forces from Jubilee Party to abandon Kanu,” said Salat at a press briefing in Nairobi.

Salat claimed Kamuren had won election in 2013 by 100 votes and again in 2017 by three votes, adding that the party is glad that he can now clinch the same ...
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