Senate speaker Kenneth Makelo Lusaka in a prayer session before he was endorsed by Elders at his home, source files.
The vocal leader who was also the first Governor of Bungoma will be vying on a Ford Kenya ticket.
He has been officially received by Ford Kenya management Secretariat at Bungoma Posta Grounds.
Lusaka supporters at Posta Grounds, source files.
Speaking during the crowning ceremony, Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula called upon residents of Bungoma to stand with Lusaka and described him as a visionary leader who can transform the county.
"Bungoma county has been sunk into injustice, underdevelopment and corruption, Lusaka is the man who can restore our dignity," he said.
Lusaka has been received in Ford Kenya in a colourful ceremony that started with prayers at his Mapera home in Kamukuywa Kimilili constituency. He later addressed Kimilili, Chwele, Mayanja and Bungoma residents.
Other leaders present at Lusaka's event include Kwanza Mp Ferdinand Wanyonyi, Kabuchai Mp Majimbo Kalasinga, Dan Wanyama of Webuye West and Didmus Barasa of Kimilili.
Bungoma residents welcome him in Bungoma town, source files.
They have also drummed up support for Deputy President William Ruto's presidential bid and bottom Up economic model.
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