Kenya to have first female governors

By Ssebuliba Samuel:

Kenya is set to have women serving in positions of governorship, a historical development in the country’s politics.

According to preliminary results streaming in from the EIBC, Joyce Laboso, Anne Waiguru and Charity Ngilu are leading in Bomet, Kirinyaga and Kitui gubernatorial races.

Results from Bomet posted on the IEBC portal this morning show Laboso, the Jubilee Party candidate is leading with her rival, incumbent governor Isaac Ruto of Chama Cha Mashinani in second place.

In Kirinyaga County, Waiguru of Jubilee Party is ahead of her rival Martha Karua of Narc Kenya.

While in Kitui, Charity Ngilu of Narc party is leading in the gubernatorial race against David Musila, an independent candidate.