Kidero Bribes TIFA to Influence latest Opinon Poll
It has now emerged that Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero bribed Trends and Insights For Africa Research Company to tilt the latest opinion poll for Nairobi in his favour.
Sources within TIFA indicate that Kidero had contracted the TIFA for his own private poll which turned out tragic since his main opponent Mike Sonko trounced him with a 52% lead against Kidero’s 35%, Peter Kenneth came third with 4% while Miguna Miguna trailed with 1% although undecided voters are were at 8%.
But according to our source Kidero was annoyed by the outcome of the poll and he managed to bribe the pollster’s officials to doctor the final report which was released on Thursday.
According to the doctored TIFA report, 44% of Nairobi’s electorate would re-elect Kidero if elections were held today, while 43% would vote for Sonko, with 8% of them still undecided.
Independent candidates Peter Kenneth and Miguna Miguna would poll 4% and 1% respectively.
Jubilee Party’s Johnson Sakaja enjoys 39 per cent support for the senatorial race followed by ODM’s Edwin Sifuna at 28 per cent.
In the Woman Representative race, Esther Passaris of ODM is ahead with 57 per cent, followed by Rachael Shebesh of Jubilee at 25 per cent.
On political party preference, NASA is popular in Nairobi with 56% of the respondents giving it a yes, while Jubilee has 34% support according to the pollster’s survey.
The poll was conducted on 1st and 2nd of July, 2017 and only involved 829 respondents out of the 2.2 million voters in Nairobi.