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MC Jessy Ditches Ruto, To Vie For South Imenti Seat As Independent Candidate

MC Jessy ditches Ruto, to vie for South Imenti seat as Independent
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Comedian Jasper Muthomi, well known as MC Jessy, has announced that he will vie for the South Imenti MP seat in the August 9 election as an Independent Candidate.

Through his official Twitter account on Monday, MC Jessy announced that he is still in the race to represent South Imenti residents in the National Assembly.

“Sent like an arrow from a mighty man’s hand. We keep going….. Bado Tuko kwa race. Let’s do this South Imenti, August 9 it is,” MC Jessy said.

His announcement comes days after he announced drop out from the race to become the next Imenti South Member of Parliament Mwiti Kathaara.

While releasing the statement on Wednesday, Deputy President William Ruto said the comedian will take up a role in his presidential campaign team.“MC Jessy (Jasper Muthomi) will join the presidential campaign team after postponing his parliamentary bid in favor of Mwiti Kathaara for the South Imenti Seat,” the DP tweeted.

In January, the comedian confirmed that he had officially joined DP William Ruto-led party, the United Democratic Alliance, after wider consultations.MC Jessy said the DP called him and invited him to the UDA party.

“It’s now clear where the vision is heading. After many days of consultative meetings with my South Imenti people, I have officially been invited to join UDA,” he said.

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