Kenyan MP Timothy Wanyonyi Clarifies His Gubernatorial Bid

Kenyan lawmaker Timothy Wanyonyi has said that he has no intention to vie for Nairobi gubernatorial seat in the next year’s General polls.

The Nairobi’s Westland lawmaker responded to one of his social media followers who had inquired if he would go for the county top seat.

“No, I’m not going for the gubernatorial seat,” he said.

Mr. Wanyonyi is also not concerned by other people’s interests in the Westland parliamentary seat.

The Legislator will face stiff competition Law Society of Kenya President Nelson Havi, who is putting his house to unseat him.

Wanyonyi was elected to represent Westland residents in the Parliament in 2013 on ODM party ticket and was re-elected in 2017.

Reports show that Mr. Wanyonyi is among the best-performing legislators in the country.

In mid-May, a research firm, Mizani Africa, rated him the best performing MP in 2021 alongside his Thika Town counterpart Jungle Patrick Wainaina.

Primary focus areas were how the lawmakers managed the constituency development funds and the initiation of development projects in their constituencies

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