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Bungoma Residents Urged To Choose Leaders Of Their Choice

Bungoma electorates have asked to pick leaders with good track records in the next year’s general elections.

 Speaking to the star, Bungoma gubernatorial aspirant and a business man Zachariah Barasa revealed that since devolution Bungoma County has lagged behind in developments urging Bungoma residents to pick the governor who will initiate better developments, empower women and youth groups, fund student’s education and ensure residents are supplied with clean water for domestic use.

Barasa asked Bungoma senator and Ford Kenya party leader Moses Wetang’ula to stop choosing leaders for Bungoma residents adding that in 2017 Wetang’ula convinced residents to vote for governor Wangamati whom they have parted ways over Ford Kenya party feud and corruption cases.

The gubernatorial aspirant also pointed out that the residents should be keen enough while choosing the leaders to avoid sinking the county in debts the same case that happened with Ken Lusaka while serving his term as the governor.

“When Lusaka left Bungoma it was on its knees as he left the county with huge debts,” he said.

He said that Bungoma needs a fresh governor who will cooperate with other elected leaders to initiate projects.

“This issue of being convinced by some leaders that we should vote for some should stop and allow residents to pick leaders of their choice,” he said.

He added that the current regime has failed residents, noting that the roads are in a pathetic state.

“The current dual- carriage way is at 35 percent yet over Ksh.900M has been used, the road construction has tempered with the normal running of the business,” he said.

Barasa urged leaders instead of using money to pay the youths to heckle their opponents in funerals they use it to empower them.

In his appeal, Barasa urged Bungoma county Commissioner Samuel Kimiti to beef up his security team to ensure that they curb the ongoing funeral chaos.

On voter registration, Barasa called upon the residents to come out in huge numbers and register as eligible voters.

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