November 23rd 2017

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Governor Mohamed Abdi thanks Wajir residents for braving downpour to vote

After the voting, the governor addressed members of the press, thanking the IEBC for organising the repeat election in fulfilment of the Supreme Court's order to conduct the election in 60 days. "I thank the Wajir people by voting peacefully and in a climate of democracy and cohesion."

By Abdirahman Rashid Farahabdirahmancajab@gmail.comThursday, 26 Oct 2017 16:44 EAT

The governor casts his ballot early today.

Wajir Governor Ambassador Mohamed Abdi Mohamud voted today at Waberi Primary School polling station, accompanied by the First lady Mama Kheira, Waberi Ward MCA Rashid Karshi, local Jubilee Party officials and the governor's supporters.

After the voting, the governor addressed members of the press, thanking the IEBC for organisin the repeat election in fulfilment of the Supreme Court's order to conduct the election in 60 days. "I thank the Wajir people by voting peacefully and in a climate of democracy and cohesion."

The governor, who led the county teams in mobilizing votes for President Uhuru Kenyatta, thanked all the Jubliee leaders in the county including his deputy Ahmed Werar, Senator Dr Abdullahi Kabreta, Eldas MP Adan Keynan, Wajir South MP Dr Omar, Women Rep Fatuma Gedi, Tarbaj MP Bashane Gacal and MCAs of the Jubilee Party.

He appealed to the people of Wajir county to vote before 5pm when polling stations close, and paid tribute to those who had reached the stations despite the heavy downpour coupled with long trecking distances.

Abdirahman Rashid Farah is a contributing reporter for the Kenya Free Press based in Wajir County





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