Beatrice Elachi Elected Speaker Of Nairobi County Assembly

Beatrice Elachi Speaker Nairobi County Assembly
Members of Nairobi County Assembly across the political divide voted in former nominated senator Beatrice Elachi as their new speaker.
The lady from Western province trounced her closest rival Ali Abdi by garnering 90 votes. Ali Abdi had 27 votes followed by George Wainaina who had four votes. Karen Nyamu had one vote.
Former speaker Alex Ole Magelo did not defend his seat.
The governor of Nairobi City Mike Sonko attended the event that also saw the new MCAs sworn in. He was accompanied by his deputy Polycarp Igathe.

Beatrice Elachi unsuccessfully contested the Dagoretti North parliamentary seat. She was beaten by Paul Simba Arati.
Kenyans took to social media to congratulate her on her new role. It is worth noting she was overwhelmingly voted in by both Jubilee and NASA politicians.

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