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Moses Kuria Concedes after Humiliating Defeat

Outgoing Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria PHOTO/COURTESY

Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria has conceded defeat in the Kiambu gubernatorial race.

The MP shared the same in a statement on Tuesday, August 10 where he noted that he will be heading back to the private sector.

Kuria also stated that he had enjoyed his time serving as a Member of Parliament.

“I enjoyed every minute of my 8 years in elective politics. Back to the private sector. Happily,” Kuria said.

The MP was vying for the Kiambu governor’s seat alongside six other candidates who were seeking to unseat incumbent Kiambu Governor James Nyoro who was seeking re-election.

The other candidates included former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo (Tujibebe Party), former Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi (UDA) and Patrick Wainaina Wa Jungle (independent).

Others are Juliet Kimemia (KANU) and Mwende Gatabaki (Safina Party).

Kuria was elected Gatundu South MP unopposed through a by-election in 2014 following the death of then MP, the late Jossy Ngugi.


Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria addressing the press PHOTO/COURTESY

As earlier reported on, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has summoned Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria over vote rigging claims.

In an update on his social media platforms, the DCI asked the MP to report to to any police station or DCI office close to him.

Kuria was yet to respond to the summon by the time of publishing.

“The attention of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations has been drawn to a sensational social media post attributed Gatundu South M.P Hon. Moses Kuria, insinuating very serious allegations in respect to election offences

“The Directorate is urging the legislator to urgently report to any police station or DCI office close to him, to help with investigations for appropriate and immediate action,” DCI wrote on Facebook.

In a series of updates on his Facebook page on Monday, the MP share videos insinuating that the State was planning to manipulate the elections.

READ ALSO: Reactions as Moses Kuria Flashes Middle Finger at Kiambu Voters

“Top Alert! 40 trucks with marked ballot papers will leave State Lodge Nakuru to various destinations in the next 20 minutes. Media, public please stop them

“Most of them have GK registration numbers,” Kuria had shared on Facebook.

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