Prisoners call for peace after elections
Prisoners at Narok GK Prison have called on Kenyans to maintain peace after the polls, saying Kenya is bigger than any specific individual.
Speaking to KNA after casting his vote on Tuesday, a convict, Leshan Ole Sadera observed that every competition has a winner and a loser hence the losers need to concede defeat.
“Life has to move on regardless of whether your preferred candidate won or lost, our country Kenya is bigger than any specific individual,” said Sadera.
Sadera who is serving a ten year imprisonment for being found with an illegal firearm asked Narok residents to exercise maturity by respecting the winning leaders.
Meanwhile, there was tension at Narok stadium after a heavy security team was deployed to guard the premises.
Later on, KNA learnt that the premises was set aside as a calling centre for the Jubilee party.
Narok County has six constituencies namely Narok North, Narok South, Narok West, Narok East, Emurrua Dikirr and Kilgoris constituencies.
It has 341, 000 registered voters distributed in 30 wards and 752 polling stations.
Narok North has the highest number of registered voters totaling 77, 455 with six wards and 162 polling stations.
The smallest constituency in terms of voter registration is Emurrua Dikirr with 35, 531 voters and 75 polling stations.
Those contesting for the gubernatorial position include Samuel Tunai (Jubilee), Joseph Musuni (ODM) and Patrick Ntutu (Chama Cha Mashinani).
The senatorial seat has attracted four candidates namely including Nkoidilla Ole Lankas (Jubilee), Thomas Maitai (Independent), Ledama Ole Kina (ODM) and Alfred Kimining (National Vision Party).
Those vying for the County Women Representative, include Roselinda Soipan (Jubilee), Rebecca Tonkei (ODM), Lydia Masikonde (Chama Cha Mashinani), Agnes Businei (Independent), Edna Chepkirui (Independent), Nyamalo Nkumum (Kanu), Ekantoi Sirere (ANC) and Josephine Kuluo (Maendeleo Chap Chap).
By Ann Salaton