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Azimia la Umoja Party Won Two Governor Seats in ANC Boss Musalia Mudavadi's Backyard

Azimia la umoja party won two governor seats in ANC boss Musalia Mudavadi's backyard

After the hotly contested August 9, 2022 polls, Azimio la Umoja won in Busia and Vihiga counties and Ford Kenya won the Bungoma governor’s seat.

In Busia, Paul Otuoma was the governor elect, succeeding governor Sospeter Ojaamong, who has held the position for ten years.

Otuoma, the ex Cabinet minister, scored 164,478 votes and defeated ANC’s John Bunyasi who came second with 92,144 votes.

In Vihiga Wilber Ottichillo, defended his seat in the backyard of ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi.

Ottichillo scored 82,313 votes and his rival got 42,432 votes on Progressive Party of Kenya (PPK) party ticket.

Mudavadi’s ANC party candidate Alfred Agoi was trailing fourth with 26,088 votes. UDP’s George Khaniri became third with 28,496 votes.

In Bungoma County, Moses Wetang’ula’s Ford Kenya made sure that the governor’s seat was elected on his party as the incumbent Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka defended the seat he lost in 2017. He beat the incumbent governor Wycliffe Wangamati.

Mr Lusaka got 244,298 votes against Mr Wangamati’s 137,378.

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