Today the independent electoral and boundaries commission has held by elections in Bungoma county. The elections were meant to feel the vacate position of the senator, Bungoma residents had voted for Moses Wetangula but he resigned later to take up a bigger role of big the speaker of the national assembly.
Didmus Barasa is the member of Parliament for Kimilili constituency after he successfully defended his seat on a United Democratic Alliance ticket. The senatorial elections in Bungoma had three main contestants: Wafula Wakoli of Ford Kenya party, Mwambu Mabonga UDA party and Wafula Wamunyinyi of the Azimio coalition party.
Despite the fact that Didmus Barasa is a UDA member of parliament, Didmus has been supporting Wafula Wakoli of Ford Kenya and he has been in the campaign trail to drum up support for him. After the elections this evening, Barasa thanked the people of Bungoma for holding peaceful elections, he urged the people to prepare suits for Wafula Wakoli's swearing in.
Barasa has gone further to say that he will quit politics from next week if Wafula Wakoli does not win today's by-election.
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