Outgoing Siaya Senator James Orengo who has narrowly won the Governor seat race ( Photo Courtesy) Outgoing Siaya Senator James Orengo has overwhelmingly won the Governor seat by defeating his closest challenger, former Rarieda Member of Parliament, Nicholas Gumbo. According to the official final results as declared by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission , Orengo garnered 220, 349 votes against Gumbo's 147,558
Former Siaya senator Mr James Aggrey Orengo has won this year's gubernatorial race for Siaya county beating his closest Rival Mr Nicholas Gumbo.James Orengo who has been in the Senate for Siaya county for ten years now defeated his rival Nicholas Gumbo of United Democratic Movement party.James Orengo garnered 31,560 votes against United Democratic Movement party's Gumbo who garnered 21,341 total votes that were recorded in that county.
Former Nairobi governor Evans Kidero who is running on an independent ticket and his main rival in the Homa Bay gubernatorial race Gladys Wanga who is running on an ODM ticket are all set for a mighty political battle in Tuesday’s General Election. Despite running on an independent ticket, Dr. Kidero is up to the task and has really given Wanga sleepless nights.
The results of an opinion poll conducted by the Mizani Africa organization have been made public with only ten days left till general elections on August 9. Image The Orange Democratic Movement party is on track to win all of the major seats in Siaya county, with the exception of the senate seat, which is currently being contested by Raila's brother Oburu Odinga.
Raila Odinga is the former Prime Minister of the Republic of Kenya. He also served as the MP for Lang'ata constituency between 1992-2013. Raila is currently recognized as the Luo Kingpin as he managed to unite the community. Odinga is making his fifth attempt for the presidential seat.
The ODM leader Raila Odinga and his party is facing a big threat of stiff competition from other Azimio affiliated parties and independent in some of his strongholds. Homabay gubernatorial contest between the former Nairobi governor Evans Kidero and the Homabay MP Gladys Wanga, seems to be in a close healthy competition.
Nicholas Gumbo is a top leader in the Azimio coalition given he is part and parcel of UDM party which backs Raila's statehouse bid ambitions. Gumbo is clear the attack against his motorcade was planned to ensure he is fully locked out of the Azimio rally in Raila's presence yet he is part of the coalition.
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Azimio La Umoja One Kenya alliance coalition has once again received another major political setback a head of the August genwral election in the county. Thai is after a section of leaders allies to the other political parties that under the Azimio coalition rejected the Zoning programs being enforced by the Azimio top leadership.
If elections were held today, Siaya County senator James Orengo would emerge victorious in the race to succeed governor Rasanga whose term is expiring in days time. This is according to latest opinion poll by Mizaniafrica Africa group. According to the polls, Orengo commands the lead with a huge margin between him and former Rarieda constituency member of Parliament Hon Nicolas Gumbo.
The race to succeed the incumbent governor Hon. Cornell Amoth Rasanga of Siaya County has attracted a number of candidates but the two candidates that's incumbent senator Hon. James Orengo and the former Rarieda constituency National Assembly representative Hon. Nicholas Gumbo. Approximate to 500,000 registered voters according to the body in charge of election IEBC will decide who will be the next governor in Siaya County, the county is where the ODM party leader and also the Azimio presidential candidate Hon.
The former Rarieda member of Parliament Engineer Hon Nicholas Gumbo of United Democratic Movement (UDM ) is giving the current Siaya County senator senior council Hon James Orengo of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) a stiff competition in the county for gubernatorial seat. The former Member of Parliament Engineer Gumbo who was also ranked as best performance Mp during tenth Parliament has background support.
Former member of parliament for Rarieda, honorable Gumbo has called upon the inspector General of police, Hillary Mutyambai to conduct an investigation in order to find out the suspects who allegedly Stoned him along with his crew as they were heading to a rally which had been held in Siaya by Raila Odinga.
With less than 40 days remaining till the August General elections, it appears that the likes of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) and the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) are still looking to woe Kenyans into voting for them ahead of August Polls. While the likes of Deputy President William Ruto and former Prime minister Raila Odinga are still posed as the top contenders for the presidential seat once President Uhuru Kenyatta's tenure comes to an end, that cannot be said for several candidates affiliated to the latter as the face-off sets up fierce rivalry.
The Gubernatorial race in Siaya is tight, it's seen as a 2 horse race between former Rarieda big man Nicholas Gumbo and the vocal Siaya senator James Orengo. Gumbo is running on a UDM party ticket which is an affiliate party in the larger Azimio and Kenya Kwanza side.
Raila Odinga is the ODM party leader and Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Coalition presidential flag bearer. Odinga is making fifth attempt for the presidential seat. As the political heat in the country intensifies with only 26 days to the polls, Raila has some regions where he is very influencial.
Siaya governor aspirant Nicholas Gumbo and his running mate David Ohito's motorcade stoned by rowdy youths in Bondo. The duo were attending Azimio campaigns when their motorcade was attacked. They were prevented from thronging the rally. Gumbo is vying for the governor seat on a UDM ticket.
Siaya county gubernatorial candidate and a member of the Azimio-One Kenya Alliance , Nicholas Gumbo was on July 2 pelted by a rowdy youths together with his convoy as they were heading for the Azimio rally. Gumbo's convoy was flanked by the youths and stoned damaging the range rover's windscreen and rear lights belonging to the candidate.In his statement, Nicholas said that the attack was orchestrated by his rivals who wanted to scare him off the gubernatorial bid.He claimed that the matter was reported to the police inorder to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to book.
Given that he is a member of the United Democratic Movement (UDM), a party that supports Raila in his candidacy for the statehouse, Nicholas Gumbo is a prominent leader in the Azimio coalition. It is obvious to Gumbo that the attack against his motorcade was arranged so that he would be completely barred from attending the Azimio event while Raila was there, despite the fact that he is a member of the coalition.
The convoy of the gubernatorial aspirant for Siaya County Nicholas Gumbo was stoned by a rowdy youths while he was heading to Railas' rally at Bondo in Siaya county. The sources have it that that the windscreen as well as the front roar of his Range Rover was damaged by the stones.
UDM's Nicholas Gumbo's Vehicle Stoned During Azimio Rally In Siaya Blocked From The Event. (Photos) The vehicle of the UDM Gubernatorial candidate in Siaya county Engineer Nicholas Gumbo was on Saturday stoned in Siaya county during the Azimio Rally which was led by Raila Odinga and additionally, he alleged that he was blocked from attending the rallies