Embu Senator Njeru Ndwiga ditches UDA after loss in party polls

Embu Senator Njeru Ndwiga ditches UDA after loss in party polls

BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,18TH APRIL,2022-The senator said on Monday that he will defend his seat in the August 9 General Election as an independent candidate.

He claimed the UDA primaries were marred with irregularities.

“There was a lot of voter bribery, this is unacceptable,” he said.

Speaking to the press in Embu town on Monday, Mr Ndwiga said he was not satisfied with the UDA nominations

He was beaten by Embu Deputy Governor David Kariuki.

Mr Kariuki garnered 27,000 votes against Mr Ndwiga’s 19,062.

Prior to UDA nominations, the senator quit Jubilee saying that the ruling party had no following in Embu. Mr Ndwiga said he had no regrets for ditching Jubilee.

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