Jubilee candidate in the Kibra by-electìon, MacdonaldMariga, has conceded defeat to ODM’s Imran Okoth.
In a video aired live on Citizen TV, the Jubilee aspirant made a call to his opponent congratulating him for winning the polls.
— Francis Gachuri (@Fchurii) November 7, 2019
Mariga further invited Imran for lunch in a bid to rekindle their friendship, a move thay came as a surprise given the heated campaigns.
Imran received the congratulatory message and vowed to move forward with the new spirit of politics.
This comes after ODM celebrated an early victory even before the official announcement by IEBC.
Congratulations Bernard Otieno Okoth Imran for your resounding victory in the just concluded by-election in Kibra. We give praise and thanks to the Lord for your victory. To your worthy competitors, we appreciate their effort. Zidi kutenda Mheshimiwa.
— The ODM Party (@TheODMparty) November 7, 2019
Congratulatory messages for Imran flocked in as he lead with a huge margin of more than 4000 votes by the time of publishing.
Jubilee die-hards also congratulated Imran for the win.
Congratulations to Bernard Okoth for winning Kibra seat.I salute our Jubilee candidate @MarigaOfficial for putting up a strong fight.Well done buddy.Very proud of our performance in Kibra.Getting over 30% of the votes in our competitor’s Constituecy is a sign of a great future
— KIPCHUMBA MURKOMEN, E.G.H (@kipmurkomen) November 7, 2019
Here are some of the congratulatory messages Imran Okoth received;