Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) candidate Imran Okoth has received a major boost ahead of the Kibra parliamentary by-election set for next week on Thursday.

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This is after Members of Parliament from Jubilee party and KANU threw their weight behind his bid to become Kibra's next legislator.

On Tuesday, two MPs from the ruling outfit toured the area and rallied residents to vote for Imran in the mini-poll slated for November 7. 

The two are Kigumo lawmaker; Ruth Wangari Mwaniki and her Isiolo North counterpart Hassan Oda Hulufu. 

The duo were joined by their National Assembly colleague Abdikarim Osman Mohamed of Fafi constituency who belongs to KANU.

Also in Kibra to drum up support for Imran were; Fatuma Gedi (Wajir Women Representative) and Isiolo South's Abdi Koropu Tepo.

Elsewhere, Jubilee Nominated MP Maina Kamanda led a delegation of members of the Kikuyu community living in Kibra in meeting ODM boss Raila Odinga.

The group said they have resolved to back the ODM candidate in the polls which has attracted 24 contestants.

"Spent part of the afternoon engaging with a delegation of representatives from the Kikuyu community who reside in Kibra. They expressed their confidence in and support for Benard Okoth Imran in the upcoming by-election on 7th November," Raila tweeted.