Defeated parliamentary aspirant who sought to replace the late Francis Nyenze for the Kitui West parliamentary seat, Kitili Maluki Mwendwa has conceded defeat to Hon. Edith Nyenze.
Maluki who lost in the Wiper party primaries on Tuesday, January 17, thanked all those who supported him through out his spirited campaigns.
“I thank you all for your hard work and dedication. And though the result may not be what we hoped for the people of Kitui West have spoken.” Maluki ssid.
The aspirant also vowed to respect the will of the people of Kitui West and threw his full weight behind the official Wiper party representative, Mrs. Nyenze.
“To my worthy opponent, congratulations Madam, you ran a great campaign and have my full support going forward. To those that may not have supported me, your voices were heard and we should work for a greater Kitui West. Finally as we go forward I appeal to the residents and people of Kitui west to stop looking at our constituency as two separate entities but as one united constituency. “ Added Maluki in his first ever press release after the party primaries.
Edith Nyenze mercilessly thwarted Maluki in the nominations which attracted a voter Turnout of 31%(16,000), garnering 13,388 as compared to Mwendwa’s 2,663 votes.