Sakaja more popular than Igathe in Nairobi Gubernatorial race – Infotrak poll

Sakaja more popular than Igathe in Nairobi Gubernatorial race – Infotrak poll

Johnson Sakaja is popular than Polycarp Igathe in Nairobi, Infotrak poll shows

Johnson Sakaja would be the most likely candidate to win the Nairobi Governor race if the polls were held today, an Infotrak poll has shown.

Sakaja who is allied to the DP Ruto-led Kenya Kwanza alliance is at 39 percent in terms of popularity, with a 6-point lead against Jubilee's Polycarp Igathe, who comes a close second at 33 percent.

According to Infotrak, the survey which targeted 1,024 Kenyans across the 17 constituencies in Nairobi, showed Independent candidate Agnes Kagure at 0.4 percent, with 24 percent of those queried saying they were undecided.

In the race for the next Nairobi Senator, ODM's Edwin Sifuna is the most preferred candidate, with 44 percent of those queried saying they would vote for him.

Kenya Kwanza's Bishop Margaret Wanjiru comes at a distant second, with 12 percent. 5 percent of those queried failed to give an answer while 39 percent are yet to settle on their candidate of choice.

Elsewhere, the poll showed that Esther Passaris is likely to retain her Nairobi County Woman Rep seat, where she enjoys 46 percent popularity, while UDA's Millicent Omanga is at 20 percent.

In the Woman Representative race, 28 percent of those queried said they are yet to decide while 5 percent declined to give submissions.

The same poll shows the Raila-led ODM party as the most popular party in the county at 51 percent, while the DP Ruto-led UDA party comes a distant second, with 31 percent.

The Jubilee party is at 8 percent, Wiper at 6 percent while Roots Party and ANC are at 1 percent in terms of popularity.

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