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Comedian KJ is the next MP for Dagoretti South

Comedian John Kiarie, alias KJ, celebrates after winning Dagoreti South nominations during the Jubilee Party primaries on April 27, 2017. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO
Comedian John Kiarie, alias KJ, celebrates after winning Dagoreti South nominations during the Jubilee Party primaries on April 27, 2017. PHOTO | DENNIS ONSONGO
It's third time lucky charm for former Redykyulass comedian John Kiarie, better known as KJ.

It’s third time lucky charm for former Redykyulass comedian John Kiarie, better known as KJ.

Mr Kiarie has trounced incumbent Dennis Waweru to win the Dagoretti South parliamentary seat.

KJ garnered over 66 per cent of the votes cast compared to Waweru’s 12 per cent.

This was the third time Mr Kiarie was contesting for the seat. His previous two attempts was on anODM ticktet.

In 2007, he lost to Beth Mugo, while in 2013 he lost to Mr Waweru.

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HILARY KIMUYU

HILARY KIMUYU

Hilary has been a journalist with the Nairobi News since 2015 reporting on crime, entertainment, tech and any other issues that are of interest.



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