Thu. Jun 20th, 2019

Pic: Father of Kenyan Hollywood Star, Lupita Nyong’o To Become Governor In Kenya

  • The 71-year-old would take over from Ranguma when the results are officially announced.
Lupita with her dad

It is a beautiful moment for Hollywood actress, Lupita Nyong’o as her father, Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o is about to become a governor in their native Kenya.

Though he has not been officially declared winner by Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, Nyong’o is already leading in the pools with a vast chunk of the votes.

Amazingly,  the 71-year-old professor holds a healthy lead with 95% of the votes counted.

He had got 261,972 votes, representing 63% of the total votes cast, ahead of closest challenger and incumbent, Jack Ranguma in the Kisumu County governorship election.

The other aspirants, Christine OtienoDavid Wayiera, and Peter Omolo, had just 1% of the votes among them.

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