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Baringo: Elected Politician Dumps KANU For UDA Ahead Of 2022 Polls

Kabarnet Ward Member of County Assembly Ernest Tarus Kibet has ditched Kenya African National Union (KANU) for United Democratic Alliance (UDA) as he sets his eyes on defending his seat in 2022 general election.

Led by Kapseret Member of Parliament Oscar Sudi and other Baringo County MCAs, Ernest Tarus was cheerfully received in UDA, a party associated with deputy president Dr William Ruto on Saturday.

Sudi showered accolades to the County Assembly lawmaker for making the right decision by resolving to decamp from the independence party and joining what according to him was the winning team.

He thanked the MCAs for being individuals of firm stand and their move to fight for and defend the Hustler Nation agenda championed by Dr Ruto and his associates.

Further, Sudi congratulated the lawmakers for representing the views of 'hustlers', particularly when they rejected the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) referendum bill that was brought before them. He also, commended them for not succumbing to threats from KANU and powerful individuals in government.

"Together with Baringo County MCAs we welcomed KANU MCA Hon. Ernest Kibet( Kabarnet Ward) as he joins us in UDA party. I commend the relentless efforts by Baringo County MCAs in driving forward the Hustler Nation agenda. They have proved as reliable foot soldiers on several occasions ranging from shooting down BBI Referendum Bill to overcoming intimidation, threats and coercion from KANU. Mbele ni kuzuri wenzangu," read Audi's Facebook message.

The developments come months after the legislators joined its Nandi and Kericho counterparts in shooting down the BBI bill in their County Assemblies.

This is a big blow to One Kenya Alliance (OKA) and government operatives because their have lost a key footsoldier from its camp to its rival.

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County Assembly Ernest Tarus KANU Kabarnet Ward Oscar Sudi

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