Kisang takes over from former Senator Kipchumba Murkomen, who was recently appointed Cabinet Secretary for Transport.
In the by-election, Kisang emerged victorious after garnering a total of 37, 727 votes, while his closest rival, businessman Silas Kiprop Tiren, managed to get 31,370 votes.
In a speech during the swearing-in ceremony, Kisang thanked the voters of Elgeyo Marakwet County for entrusting him with the responsibility of representing them in the Senate. He promised to work hard to ensure that the county’s development agenda is achieved.
He also paid tribute to his predecessor, Kipchumba Murkomen, who he credited with having laid a strong foundation for development in the county. Murkomen served as Senator for Elgeyo Marakwet County for over six years before being appointed as the Cabinet Secretary for Transport.
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