Nick Mwendwa beats 4 candidates to retain his FKF Presidential seat

FKF President Nick Mwendwa/ PHOTO: COURTESY

Football Kenya Federation’s Nick Mwendwa has secured his Presidential seat yet again and will serve for another four-year term.

Nick Mwendwa managed to beat his other four opponents by a landslide in the FKF elections that were held.

Mwenda garnered 77 votes which saw him secure the Presidential seat at the helm of FKF. His closest rival Lordvick Adula, former Gor Mahia Chief Executive Officer, garnered 5 votes.

Former FKF deputy CEO Herbet Mwachiro came in third place with 3 votes while Dan Mule and Boniface Osano did not manage to get any vote.

Nick Mwenda took to Twitter to thank all those who believed in him, “Let’s go do this Kenya !. I am once again humbled. Thank you.”

In the FKF National Executive Committee polls, International Matches Organizing Committee chairman Michael Ouma beat Tom Alila Otieno and Isaac Macharia to the Nairobi Region seat.

Ouma who initially served as Nairobi East branch chair for the last eight years managed to garner 59 votes while Alila who opted out of the presidential for the Nairobi race gained 25. Isaac Macharia came in third with just 1 vote.

Joseph Andere floored Western Stima chairman Laban Jobita to retain the Nyanza National Executive Committee seat.Andere who came into office in 2016, replacing Tom Alila garnered 79 votes against Jobita’s five. One vote was rejected.

Bernard Korir beat Nyongesa Masinde by 64 vote to 21 vote thus becoming the new Upper Rift Valley NEC member.

Ahmed Qadar Mohammed saw off Mohammed Abdi Farah by 82 votes to three to clinch the North Eastern NEC seat.

For the Women’s Representative position in NEC, Margaret Omondi garnered 43 votes beating her opponent Kerubo Momanyi who was hot on her heels. Kerubo garnered 42 votes. Former Gor Mahia treasurer Sally Bolo came in third with zero votes.

The newly five elected NEC officials will join their counterparts who had earlier been elected unopposed. The five are Enos Kweya(Western), David Bunei(Lower Rift), Gabriel Mghendi(Coast), Timothy Nabea(Eastern) and Davis Chege(Central)

 

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