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Names of 47 Presidential Candidates Cleared by IEBC to Vie on August 9

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has named candidates cleared to contest for the presidency in the August 9 General Elections.

With 47 aspirants, this year’s presidential election ballot paper could be the longest since multi-party elections in 1992.

The list features notable names such as Deputy President William Ruto, Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition Party boss Raila Odinga and Safina flagbearer Jimi Wanjigi. 

It also include perennial contestants Nazlin Omar, Nixon Kukubo, Muthiora Kariara who vied in 2017.

New entrants include gospel artiste Reuben Kigame, former Presbyterian Church of East Africa Moderator David Githii and Grita Muthoni 

Presidential aspirants during the 2013 Presidential Debate PHOTO/COURTESY

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Others are; 

  • Kinyanjui Edward Njenga.
  • Otieno Duncan Oduor.
  • Irungu James Kamau.
  • Aoko Benard Ongir.
  • Munga David Chome.
  • Ouma Pigbin Odimwengu. 
  • Wanyanga Geoffrey Ndungu.
  • Awuonda Brian Oluoch.
  • Kihuha Esther Waringa.
  • Ngigi Faith Wairimu.
  • Kingori Patrick Kariuki.
  •  Jeremiah John Mwaniki.
  • Ng’ang’a Gibson Ngaruiya.
  • Benjamin Kevin Ndambuki.
  • Odhiambo Kevin Onyango.
  • Kanya Joe Stanley Kamau.
  • Kathae Peter Ndonga.
  • Mbugua Benson Mwaura.
  • Mwarania Paul Muriungi.
  • Nyagoko Jacob Oanda.
  • Wanjigi Harrison Njoroge.
  • Nzano Jared Chula.
  • Ngechu Moses Gichuki.
  • Gichira Ptah Solomuzi.
  • Nyangori Dorothy Kemunto.
  • Ng’ani Victor Obote.
  • Mukenda Jeremiah Simiyu.
  • Kamau George Munyottah.
  • Masira Erastus Nyamera.
  • Oganga Stephen Owoko.
  • Obunga Bernard Neto.
  • Kiprono Felix.
  • Nzamalu Samuel Mwangangi.
  • Mbugua Zablon Karanja.
  • Kagumba Samuel Kiambati.
  • Ojijo Ogillo Mark Pascal.
  • Waweru Joseph Mbugua.
  • Munyeki June Juliet.

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