Dr. Brian Lishenga who contested in Kakamega Senatorial race and came second behind bullfighter Boni Khalwale has decried foul play in Kakamega county assembly Speaker's race. This comes after he was expunged from the race. Speaking to the media, Mr Lishenga said that he submitted all the documents needed for one to apply for the position as advertised by the clerk.
The political period is ending at a very high note. Various elective positions are being clinched by respective leaders who emerged to win in the stiff competition. The Kakamega County senatorial race had various candidates. The race seemed to be tough between Dr Boni Khalwale for United Democratic Alliance (UDA) and Dr Brian Lishenga for Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party.
The August 9th general elections are quickly approaching and the country has seen heightened political activities as we edge closer to the scheduled polls. Politicians are traversing their areas wooing electorates to cast votes in their favour in 3 months time. In Kakamega County, the race to succeed outgoing Senator Hon Cleophas Malala has turned out to be a two-horse race between former Senator Bonny Khalwale of Deputy President William Ruto's United Democratic Alliance (UDA) and Brian Lishenga of Raila Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement party.
It is now crystal clear that we are remaining with less than three months and Kenyans will be granted the golden opportunity to elect leaders of their own choices to represent them. In Kakamega County, the race to succeed the outgoing Senator Cleophas Malala who is vieing for the gubernatorial post has been gaining momentum.
One of the Azimio's campaigns team took their campaigns to western region for a series of political rallies at Mumias East in Kakamega county, which is one of the counties in western region. The western region is the homeground of Musalia Mudavadi who doubles up as its kingpin as well as the key principal of Ruto's Kenya Kwanza coalition.
Former KETRACO Boss Fernandes Barasa is eying the Kakamega County gubernatorial seat, Dr. Brian Lishenga Senatorial seat and Woman Representative Elsie Muhanda will be defending her Woman Representative seat. They are the ODM candidates for the County's top seats. Today, the three have pitched camp in Shinyalu Constituency where they took the Azimio La Umoja Movement campaigned.
The Kakamega County senate race had various candidates. The race seemed to be tough between Dr Boni Khalwale for United Democratic Alliance (UDA) and Dr Brian Lishenga for Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party. Dr Boni Khalwale has won the senate seat of Kakamega County and his opponent Dr Brian Lishenga has accepted the outcome which is much appreciated for any politician to accept the results after tallying process is done.
Brian Lishenga an aspirant who wants to be elected as a senator in Kakamega county was a student from the University of Nairobi. Brian Leshenga has stated that prior 3 days to the end of year 4 examination he suspended from the University. This was the year 2004 being suspended because of mobilizing students to to cook their own delicious meals in hostels because the food cooked from the University messes was of low quality.
Deputy President William Ruto's ally Former Kakamega and a medical doctor Senator Boni Khalwale is now facing a moment of truth in his senatorial bid under UDA Party, after the Orange Democratic Movement party unveiled its senatorial aspirant. Through his Twitter account on Sunday, ODM's deputy party leader Governor Wycliffe Oparanya revealed that after a consensus, the party had resolved to rally behind the former Dean of Medicine at Egerton University, and the Rural Private Hospitals Association of Kenya chairman Doctor Brian Lishenga.
Meet Dr Brian Lishenga who lost senate seat now vying for Speaker of County Assembly Kakamega County
Earlier today, Dr Brian Lishenga announced to be vying for the Speaker of County Assembly just immediately after Fernandes Barasa was declared Governor-Elect for Kakamega County. "For avoidance of doubt. I am running for Speaker of County Assembly of Kakamega", stated Dr Brian Lishenga.
Hundreds Attend The Azimio Rally At Mudavadi's Homeground as They Drummed Up Support For Raila's Bid
Today, the Azimio campaigns were taken to western region at Kakamega county for a series of political rallies at Idakho South ward in Ikolomani sub-county. Western region is the homeground of Musalia Mudavadi who is the kingpin of the region as well as the party leader of ANC which is an allied party to Ruto's Kenya Kwanza coalition.
Azimio campaigns were taken to western region for a series of political rallies at Kakamega county with the aim of drumming up support for Raila's presidential bid as they ensure no stone is left unturned in the region. Western region is the homeground of Musalia Mudavadi who doubles up as the Kingpin of the region as well as Kenya Kwanza's principal.
Raila's ODM campaigns were taken to Kakamega county for a series of political rallies at Lurambi constituency and Bunyala West ward in Navakholo sub-county as they solidify support for Raila's presidential bid. The teams were led by Dr Brian Lishenga who is aspiring to be the senator of kakamega county using Raila's ODM ticket and the ODM gubenatorial candidate for Kakamega county, Fernandes Barasa.
The race to succeed the incumbent senator Hon. Cleophas Malala who is vying for gubernatorial seat in Kakamega county was not a walk in the park for Dr. Khalwalwe of UDA ticket and Dr. Brian Lishenga of Orange party it was bruising race between the two on who to succeed Mr. Malala.
The ODM campaigns were taken to Western region in Kakamega county which is the homeground of Musalia Mudavadi who doubles up as the kingpin of the region as well as the party leader of ANC. Mudavadi's ANC is an allied party to Ruto's Kenya Kwanza coalition. Dr Brian Lishenga who is aspiring to be the senator of kakamega county using Raila's ODM ticket led the team for a series of political rallies at Isukha North in Shinyalu constituency.
Kakamega County governor Wycliffe Oparanya, gubernatorial candidate Fernandes Barasa and Lishenga. Photo courtesy. Raila's Orange Democratic Movement party has today unveiled its lineup for the three Kakamega Top seats after negotiations and consultations led by Governor Wycliffe Oparanya. In the lineup unveiled today, former KETRACO boss Fernandes Barasa will be flying the gubernatorial ticket, Dr Brian Lishenga will fly senatorial ticket after the governor convinced three other aspirants to drop their bids.
Two ODM kakamega senatorial aspirants have stepped down in favour of Dr Brian Lishenga. The two Dr Simbauni Ndombi and Mr Benjamin Andama said they have decided to shelve their ambitions for the sake of the unity of the party. "Without being concerned or intimidated with normal mind I have decided to support my brother Dr Shienga so that together we will bring back the seat to our party ODM,"Dr Simbauni Ndombi.
The ODM Party has announced its candidates for governor and senator in Kakamega County ahead of the August general elections. In the senatorial and gubernatorial campaigns, the Raila Odinga-led party has chosen Dr Brian Lishenga and Fernandes Baraza as its favored candidates. After reaching an agreement with all the applicants for places on the party's ticket, ODM deputy party leader Wycliffe Oparanya revealed the leaders.
The Orange Democratic Movement party has finally managed to get aspirants in the top seats in Kakamega county where the party as enjoyed support for year. The party had trouble getting the right candidate for the senatorial seat after resting on Fernandes Barasa amd Elsie Muhanda as the party's Governor and Women representative aspirants respectively.
The orange democratic movement party which is led by the former prime minister Raila Odinga has today unveiled the team which will be using the party tickets to contest in the next general election in Kakamega County. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms, the Kakamega Governor Hon Wycliffe Oparanya revelead that the county is now ready for the competition after having a discussion with the aspirants.