"I spent part of my afternoon engaging the people of Matungu constituency" tweeted Odinga
David Were is facing a stiff completion from a United Democratic Alliance (UDA) candidate Alex Lanya
Amongst other candidates in the Matungu by-election include Amani National Congress (ANC) candidate Oscar Nabulindo and the widow of the late Matungu Member of parliament Justus Murunga.
The Matungu by-election will be used as an indicator to check UDA and ODM popularity in Kakamega.
Analysts had earlier stated that ODM influence was being replaced by UDA a party allied to the deputy president William Ruto.
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