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Why UDA ward delegates are a hot item

West Pokot Governor Simon Kachapin (right) votes during the UDA grassroots elections.

Photo credit: File| Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The grassroots elections have drawn a lot of interest, with political bigwigs pulling out all the stops to ensure their allies are elected in the wards to boost their chances of becoming party officials at the constituency, county and national levels.
  • At the weekend, Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja, who is eyeing the county chairmanship, met with some of the delegates elected at the polling centre level.