Famous Hollywood star Lupita Nyong’o’s father, Prof. Anyanga Nyong’o has won the governorship election for Kisumu County in Kenya.
Prof. Nyong’o won 63% of the votes, defeating his rivals, Jackton Ramguma and Christine Otieno. He reportedly got 252, 490 votes.
Jackton Ramguma got 141, 320 which represents 36% of the voters and Christine Otieno got 1919, that’s less than 1% of the votes.
The professor ran under the National Super Alliance coalition. Kisumu is National Super Alliance coalition’s stronghold, and there, the party easily defeated the president’ s Jubilee party.
Lupita Nyong’o is much remembered by Ugandans for staring in a popular Ugandan setup-Hollywood movie known as Queen of Katwe.