23-Year-Old Kenyan Student Wins MP Seat

John Paul Mwirigi, a Bachelor of Education student at Mt Kenya University, won after getting over 18000 votes against Jubilee's Rufus Miriti, who had over 15000 votes. Mwirigi campaigned on foot before he receiving support from boda boda riders.

John Paul Mwirigi.

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