State House digital strategist and blogger Dennis Itumbi, has confirmed that soccer star Mcdonald Mariga will be part of the Jubilee nominations exercise that seeks to field a candidate in Kibra Parliamentary by-election.
According to Itumbi, Mariga will appear appear before Jubilee’s nominations board at 9;45am on the 2nd September,2019.
Mariga is among the 16 candidates who will face the Jubilee’s nominations board.
Monday, 2nd September 2019.
16 Candidates will begin interviews before the Jubilee Elections Board as from 9am.
McDonald Mariga will appear at 9.45am.#SystemYaFacts
— Dennis Itumbi, HSC (@OleItumbi) August 30, 2019
Meanwhile, Jubilee NEB Chairperson Andrew Musangi revealed to the publication, that the decision on who will emerge as the party’s flag bearer will be announced on Monday, after having completed the interviews.
Mariga’s clearance comes against the backdrop of People Daily’s, reports which confirmed that the DP had identified the 32-year-old footballer as the “right” candidate for the Kibra by-election, which fell vacant following the death of Ken Okoth on July 26, 2019.