The 45-year-old MP for Malindi, Aisha Jumwa, is vying for the post of the governor for Kilifi County. The winner of Aisha’s contest against Mung’aro Maitha Gideon is anticipated to be announced within several hours.
- Mung’aro In the election, Maitha Gideon and Aisha Jumwa are facing off.
- Previously, she was dating her bodyguard Geoffrey Otieno.
- Aisha Jumwa opted out of the Kilifi gubernatorial debate last month.
- Aisha has had two marriages, both of which resulted in a daughter.
- Aisha is no stranger to controversy. She was detained for murder in 2019.
The politician, whose full name is Aisha Jumwa Karisa Katana, is one of five who the IEBC has permitted to run for the governor of Kilifi position.
The woman, who had to leave school at one point in her life, is today running to become Kilifi county’s first female governor.
Did Aisha Jumwa Win Kilifi County Governor Seat? What Is The Result?
The ballot boxes with broken seals during last night’s counting of the governor race caused a significant uproar.
Franck Esposito, a Kenyan of Italian descent, former Devolution CAS Gideon Mung’aro, Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa, attorney George Kithi, and engineer Dzombo Mbaru are the five leading candidates for the governor of Kilifi Country.
Esposito appeared confident of his triumph; a week ago, he even advised his supporters not to worry.
Esposito, though, is currently a very long way behind Jumwa and Mung’aro as the counting continues.
Aisha Jumwa Wikipedia And Biography
Aisha Jumwa is a representative for the Malindi constituency in the Kenyan parliament. She made her political debut when elected to the ODM party in 2017.
Aisha represented Kilifi County as a woman from 2013 to 2017 while also holding the position of commissioner for the Parliamentary Service Commission.
Throughout her political career, Aisha has been embroiled in numerous controversies.
On October 22, 2020, the Malindi MP was accused of murder in connection with the passing of Ngumbao Jola. On October 15, 2019, Jola lost her life in the confusion that followed the campaigns for a Ganda Ward by-election.
Jumwa was involved in the case, as was her boyfriend Geoffrey Otieno. At the time, Otieno served as both her driver and bodyguard.
|Full Name||Aisha Jumwa Karisa Katana|
|Date of Birth||March 23, 1975|
Meet Aisha Jumwa Husband
Aisha Jumwa has a long history of complex relationships and has been married twice. Unfortunately, Selina Selume Sidi, a daughter from her first marriage, exists in the little information available.
Then, in the early 2000s, Aisha wed the politician Karisa Nzai Munyika; they later divorced in 2014, and together they have a daughter named Karisa Kalume Karisa.
Jumwa’s election as the woman representative for the entire Kilifi county and Karisa Nzai’s election as the Jomvu ward MCA were the factors that led to their breakup.
Aisha recently made headlines when she declared that she has a lover but won’t remarry.
Jumwa made it plain that she divorced her first husband because he had given her the option of choosing her profession over her marriage, and the well-known politician had chosen the latter.
Aisha and her bodyguard Geoffrey Otieno were also previously connected, and the two were romantically involved for six years.
At the time of his romance with the politician, Otieno was married to Judith Awinja. However, in July 2021, during the legal case, Aisha dumped him.
|Children||2 ( Selina Selume Sidi and Karisa Kalume Karisa)|
Details On Aisha Jumwa Education Background
At Takaungu Elementary School, where she received her Kenya Certificate, Aisha finished her primary education.
She enrolled in Ganze Secondary School to continue her education, and in 1992, she graduated from high school.
After a protracted hiatus, Jumwa ultimately received her diploma from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in 2012.
Growing up, Aisha struggled with poverty, which forced her to drop out of school. Instead, she established her own little business to fund her studies.