Newly elect Nambale Member of Parliament (MP) Geofrey Mulanya has joined Kenya Kwanza as the race to form of new government takes shape.
Geofrey had earlier lost in the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) nomination to businessman Ken Okwara before clicnhing the legislative post as an independent candidate.
The MP is among a number of legiuslators expected to pick side ahead of the formation of a new government under the new president elect William Samoei Ruto.
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In order for Ruto to control important motions, he will need a significant number of MPs in his side as well as put off competition from the opposition camp.
After the elections, Azimio la Umoja takes a strong lead in parliament with 162 MPs against 159 MPs under the Kenya Kwanza coalition.
Both Hon. William Ruto and his Deputy Rigathi Gachagua are meeting Kenya Kwanza memers at his residence in Karen where four independent candidates are also expect to be in attendance.