The impending battle between Orange Democratic Movement party and Jubilee in Kibra by-election could after all be peaceful than before.
Both parties presented certificates for their candidates on Tuesday and exuded confidence that they will reclaim the seat left vacant following Ken Okoth's death.
After the presentation, the teams headed to Kibra where at one point, they pumped into each other and were seen embracing in the streets of Africa's second largest suburb.
ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna, Makadara MP George Aladwa and a number of party enthusiasts led Imran Okoth's campaigns.
And for McDonald Mariga, his Jubilee caravan rolled alongside the ODM brigade as occupants greeted the ODM rivals who were also making rounds.
Imran received a major boost on Tuesday after main competitor, Peter Orero withdraw petition. Raila Odinga united the teams at Orange House.
“We have come today as party members to support one of us who was elected and nominated… and that is Imran… we shall give him support... we are here and we will give full support to him and ensure that the elections are won by Imran,” said Orero.
"Joined @TheODMparty members in attendance at Orange House as Bernard Imran Okoth was officially presented with his certificate after last weekend's nominations exercise and it's now all systems go!" added Raila.
At Jubilee headquarters in Pangani, Mariga, a former footballer, was presented the ticket by Secretary General Raphael Tuju, who called for peaceful campaigns.
"Kazi ianze sasa..imebaki kwenda kwa mafans. (Let the work now begin. The only thing left now is to go to the supporters," Mariga said.
Others in November 7th race are Eliud Owalo of ANC, Ramadhan Khamisi of Ford Kenya and Wiper's Jackson Makini, who was unveiled on Tuesday.