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Meet the deputy governor accused of working from the United States

West pokot county is one of the counties in the Rift Valley.It is one of the counties where KANU party performed very well interms of elective seats in the country during the 2017 elections.The governor,the senator,women representative and several mps and MCAs were elected on a KANU party.

The governor professor John Lonyangapuo was first elected in 2017 after serving as a senator from 2013 to 2017.He was deputised by Dr Nicholas Atudonyang who is a family medicine doctor in Allen Texas.Dr Atudonyang was born on 10th march 1981 in West pokot.He attended Kapsait primary school and later joined Chewoyet high school where he performed extremely well and became the best student in the school.This earned him a chance in the University of Nairobi for a degree in Medicine and surgery and graduated in 2005.

He then went abroad to pursue a master Degree in Emergency Medicine from the University of Texas in united states.After that he worked in Texas as a doctor and surgeon before coming back home to become the running mate of Prof.John Lanyangapuo for the 2017 gubernatorial position.

The deputy governor is said to be working from the US and rarely visits the county.At one time prof.Lonyangapuo was grilled by the EACC about his deputy governor working from the US but he told EACC that he is not paid for working from abroad.Dr Atudonyang also once also doubled as the CEC for health and sanitation and also a deputy governor which raised alot of suspicions forcing public out cry in the county.This forced the governor to appoint another CEC.

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