Five senatorial candidates from Machakos County have been cleared by the independent electoral and boundaries commission IEBC to contest in the forthcoming elections.

The five include one lady Winfred Mutua of Jubilee party, three candidates from nasa; Mutua Katuku of PTP, Jackson Kala of Wiper and Boniface Kabak of CCU while Carlos Kioko of Mandeleo Chap Chap.

Speaking as she awarded Katuku his certificate, the IEBC returning officer Joyce Wamalwa urged the candidates to contact peaceful campaigns promising for free and fair elections.

Katuku said if voted in he will unite leaders in the county for betterment of the county.