• Sakaja will now success Ann Kananu to become Nairobi's fourth governor.

• The governor’s race had attracted nine candidates, but was  narrowed down to a two-horse race between  Sakaja and Igathe.

in a file photo
Johnson Sakaja in a file photo
Image: The-Star

Johnson Sakaja has won the Nairobi Governor seat after garnering 699,392  votes.

Sakaja who was vying on a United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party ticket defeated his main rival Polycarp Igathe of the Jubilee party who got 573,518 votes declared Nairobi County Returning Officer, Albert Gogo, who later the certificate.

The governor’s race had attracted nine candidates, however, it was narrowed down to a two-horse race between  Sakaja and Igathe.

Sakaja will now succeed Ann Kananu to become Nairobi's fourth governor.

Here is how the two performed across the 17 counties.

  • Dagoretti South 

Sakaja Johnson ~44,789

Polycarp Igathe ~ 20,124

  • Kasarani 

Sakaja Johnson~ 60,578

Igathe Polycarp ~27,862

  • Embakasi 

Sakaja Johnson ~ 41,064

Igathe Polycarp ~40,944

  • Embakasi 

Sakaja Johnson~38,432

Igathe Polycarp~27,907

  • Embakasi 

Sakaja Johnson ~46,049

Igathe Polycarp ~33,260

  • Makadara 

Sakaja Johnson~37,097

Igathe Polycarp~33,021

  • Kibra

 Sakaja Johnson~30,451

Igathe Polycarp~40,492

  • Ruaraka 

Sakaja Johnson~ 23,229

Igathe Polycarp ~46,236

  • Roysambu

Sakaja Johnson~63,175

Igathe Polycarp~24,981

  • Mathare 

Sakaja Johnson ~ 31,564

Igathe Polycarp ~30,230

  • Embakasi South

Sakaja Johnson ~ 39,994

Igathe Polycarp ~ 3,7647

  • Kamukunji

Sakaja Johnson ~ 32,239

Igathe Polycarp ~ 23,836

  • Embakasi West 

Sakaja Johnson ~ 43,220

Igathe Polycarp ~ 36,026

  • Langata

Sakaja Johnson ~ 38,064

Igathe Polycarp ~ 37,336

Starehe 

Sakaja Johnson ~ 49,405

Igathe Polycarp ~ 35,223

  • Dagoretti North

Sakaja Johnson ~ 39756

Igathe Polycarp ~ 39027

  • Westlands

Sakaja Johnson ~ 40,024

Igathe Polycarp ~ 38,635

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