Karen Nyamu & Sabina Chege rewarded with MP seats by UDA/Jubilee

Nyamu is headed to the Senate while Sabina is headed National Assembly

Piece by: Dennis Milimo

• Former Sol Generation Signee Crystal Asige has officially been gazetted as a senator.

• In April Sabina announced that she was not going to run for any elective seat.

who have been nominate to parliament
Sabina Chege abd Karen Nyamu who have been nominate to parliament
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Former Nairobi Senatorial hopeful Karen Nyamu and outgoing Murang’a woman representative Sabina Chege are among officials and party loyalties who have secured nominations slots to the National Assembly and Senate.

Nyamu features on the list of women who have been nominated to the Senate under the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) while Chege has been nominated to the August House by the Jubilee Party.

In April Sabina announced that she was not going to run for any elective seat.

“I'm grateful to serve the Murang’a people as the pioneer woman representative under the new dispensation of the Constitution. It has been an honor, an opportunity to grow in leadership, serving with dignity and humility,” she remarked.

ODM National chairperson John Badi who shelved his gubernatorial bid in the August General election has been nominated to the National Assembly, as UDA Secretary-General Veronica Maina heads to the Senate.

Former Sol Generation Signee Crystal Asige has officially been gazetted as a senator- representing persons living with disabilities.

The singer has been was nominated by the Orange Democratic Moverment (ODM) while United Democratic Alliance (UDA) nominated George Mungai Mbugua as the male representative for persons with disabilities.

On July 28, Asige sent a message of appreciation to ODM Party leader Raila Odinga for nominating her to the Senate.

“This week Hon. Raila Odinga chose to leave no Kenyan behind - no matter their ability or disability. I consider this Senate nomination by Baba and ODM to be an honour and count this as a win for the communities I represent. A win for Persons with Disabilities, a win for women, and a win for the youth in Kenya,” Crystal Asige wrote.

Full List women nominated to the Senate

  1. Veronica Waheti Nduati
  2. Roselinda Soipan Tuya
  3. Miraj Abdillahi Abdulrahman
  4. Gloria Magoma Orwoba
  5. Joyce Chepkoech Korir
  6. Nyamu Karen Njeri
  7. Peris Pesi Tobiko
  8. Maureen Tabitha Mutinda
  9. Catherine Muyeka Mumma
  10. Beatrice Akinyi Oyomo
  11. Hamida Ali Kibwana
  12. Betty Batuli Montet
  13. Beth Kalunda Syengo
  14. Margaret Jepkoech Kamar
  15. Mariam Sheikh Omar
  16. Shakila Abdalla Mohamed

Members nominated to Senate to Represent the Youth

  1. Hezena M. Lemaletian
  2. Raphael Chimera Mwinzagu

Members nominated to the National Assembly

  1. Jackson Kipkemoi Kosgei
  2. Teresia Wanjiru Mwangi
  3. Abdisirat Khalif Ali
  4. Dorothy Muthoni Ikiara
  5. Joseph Wainaina Iraya
  6. Irene Nyakerario
  7. John Mbadi Ngongo
  8. Umulkher Harun Mohamed
  9. Joseph Hamisi Denar
  10. Sabina Wanjiru Chege
  11. Suleka Hulbale Harun

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