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Eng. Patrick Wainaina Wa Jungle addressing the residents of Makongeni Estate in one of his final political rallies for the Thika Town Constituency seat.

Eng. Patrick Wainaina Wa Jungle wrapped up his campaigns with a blitz, portraying confidence of winning in tomorrow’s election by a very wide margin based on his assessments of the political map.

The engineer hopscotched from Ngoliba to Karibaribi in the final, frenzied hours of his campaign, offering hope and optimism to the people as the sprawling map of the Thika Town Constituency was reduced to a string of must-win zones.

Thika Town MP-Elect Eng. Patrick Wainaina Wa Jungle making his maiden speech after being announced winner at the constituency tallying centre at Thika High School on Wednesday.

Thika Town MP-Elect Eng. Patrick Wainaina Wa Jungle has pledged to rebuild the town’s economy by supporting small, medium and large enterprises in the constituency’s conglomerate-driven economy.

Grace Njoki Wanyoike, a potato trader at Madaraka Market celebrates her freedom after Eng. Patrick Wainaina secured her release from Makongeni Police Station in what seems to be politically instigated. Njoki had spent the night in the cells.

The next chapter in Thika politics began on Wednesday with the announcement of Eng. Patrick Wainaina Wa Jungle as the MP-Elect and it continued Saturday on the streets of Thika when his “Thanksgiving” caravan snaked through all the wards.

Thika Town MP-Elect Eng. Patrick Wainaina Wa Jungle casting his vote at Heshima (Kiboko) Primary School on Tuesday. He won the seat after garnering over 52% of the votes cast, beating the incumbent Hon. Alice Wambui Ng'ang'a of  Jubilee Party.  

With 99.13% of the results released by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) already out, Thika Town Today can reliably relay Thika Town Constituency tallies which show Jubilee Party take centre stage in all the seats save for two; that of the MP which went to Eng. Patrick Wainaina Wa Jungle (Independent) and the Gatuanyaga Ward whose MCA-Elect now is Joseph Kahira Wambui of the Maendeleo Chap Chap.

Thika Town MP-Elect Eng. Patrick Wainaina Wa Jungle mobbed by jubilant supporters on Wednesday evening after he was announced the winner with about 53% of the votes cast.

The roads in Thika Town on Wednesday were rumbling with residents and vehicles hitting the bitumen. A victory parade held to celebrate the announcement of Eng. Patrick Wainaina Wa Jungle as the MP-Elect of Thika Town Constituency brought business to a standstill.

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