Winnie Odinga, Kalonzo son win EALA slots

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Winnie Odinga, Kalonzo son win EALA slots
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National Assembly has completed the election exercise of Kenya's representatives to the East Africa Legislative Assembly.

Azimio La Umoja will be represented by Kennedy Kalonzo, Winnie Odinga, Former Kieni MP Kanini Kega and businessman Suleiman Shahbal.

Kalonzo bagged 262 votes followed by Winnie Odinga who garnered 247 votes.

Kanini Kega got 197 votes.

Former Nominated MP David Sankok and Former Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar have been elected to the East African Legislative Assembly on the Kenya Kwanza camp. 

The coalition was allocated five slots.

Omar garnered 253 votes, leading the race in the Kenya Kwanza camp. 

Sankok followed closely and managed a total number of 223 votes.

Others are Kering Zipporah, Mwangi Maina and Iman Falhada. 

Kenya Kwanza has taken Hassan Omar, Kering Zipporah, David Sankok, Mwangi Maina and Iman Falhada to EALA. 

EALA Elections Act, 2011 provides that a new assembly is elected within 90 days before the expiry of the term of the subsisting assembly.