Since the appointment of Moses Wetangula to the National Assembly speaker position, his post as senator of Bungoma was declared vacant and a by-election is to be conducted to fill the gap.
Many political parties have positioned their candidates for the position including president Rutos party, UDA. However, the national assembly speaker and the prime cabinet secretary have shown a move to support the FORD kenya candidate.This was announced by Moses Wetangula who said him and Musalia will be traversing the nine constituencies of Bungoma drumming support for the lion's party candidate, Mr. David Wafula. According to him, the position belong to Ford kenya party.
The senatorial race in Bungoma could bring to light some divisions within the Kenya kwanza government, as politicians loyal to UDA will support their party candidate same to other affiliated political parties apart from ANC. Normally, since they are in a coalition and won the election they are supposed to agree on one candidate from either of coalition's political parties.
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