Today was important day in Bungoma County. This is the day that residents of Bungoma County voted for their new senator. This is after Moses Wetangula resigned following his election as Speaker of National Assembly.
The exercise was peaceful and know incident of violence was reported. Thousands of residents lined up in poling stations to vote for their preferred candidate. This is after rigorous campaigns that saw Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetangula camp in Bungoma to campaign for Wafula Wakoli of Ford Kenya.
Kimilili member of parliament Didmus Barasa has revealed that he will quit politics next week if Wafula Wakoli is defeated. Through his twitter account, Barasa thanked people of Bungoma for peaceful senatorial by-election. He added that Wafula Wakoli should prepare to be sworn in as next senator of Bungoma
"Thank you the people of Bungoma for peaceful senatorial by election. For Wafula Wakoli please pima suti ya swearing in. I will quit politics from next week if Hon David Wafula Wakoli will be defeated," he said.
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