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Huge Blow to Moses Wetangula's FORD KENYA as UDA Decides to Field Senatorial Candidate in Bungoma

The seat fell vacant after FORD KENYA leader Moses Wetangula quit to contest for the National Assembly speaker's position, which he won, paving way for a by-election.

Wetangula was elected Senator on August 9 general election for a third term bagging 286,146 votes and trouncing five other contestants.

Mr Wetangula was fronted by the Kenya Kwanza Alliance for the speaker's seat, which he was declared a winner after garnering 215 votes against his opponent, Former Speaker Kenneth Marende, who received 130 votes and conceded defeat in the first round.

Following Wetangula's resignation as Bungoma Senator, different people have emerged to contest for the seat.

FORD KENYA had picked Wafula wakoli as the best replacement. Last week, FORD KENYA Leaders asked UDA not to field a candidate. However, UDA has gone against their wish and has decided to field Former Bumula MP Mwambu Mabonga as their candidate.

In an interview with the press, Mwambu noted that he is prepared to battle it out with FORD KENYA'S Wafula Wakoli in the forthcoming by-election on 8th December 2022.

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