The residents of Kisumu have a Democratic right of electing who will be there next Governor in the August polls.The contestants for the top seat are incubent Governor Anyang Nyong'o who is seeking to defend his seat on a Orange Democratic Movement Party ticket. He will be facing Former Kisumu Governor Jack Ranguma who is vying on Cyrus Jirongo United Democratic Movement Party (UDM).Also in the race is MP Ken Obura.
A great number civil workers who resigned from public service works with an aid seeking for political works have not gotten it easy in that field because most of them have lost the party primary tickets. Most of them left their work before governmental deadline of 9th February and decided to land on politics.
Former Kisumu Central MP Ken Obura ( Photo Courtesy) He resigned as Chief Administrative Secretary in the Ministry of East Africa Community in order to join the race for Kisumu Governor seat ahead of the August 9 general election. After the euphoria that greeted his entry into the race to oust Prof. Anyang' Nyong'o, former Kisumu Central MP has opted to shelve his ambitions and throw his weight behind former Governor Jackson Ranguma.
Honorable professor Peter Nyong'o the current governor of the great Kisumu county. He have given another shoot to defend his governorship seat in the forth coming election. He feels that he have much to give to the people of the lake side, even after finishing his term in office.
Ken Obura has sent a painful message to ODM party as well Raila Odinga over the action to give Anyang Nyongo a direct ticket. Obura is clear he was sure of becoming the next Kisumu governor with or without ODM party after he was denied a ticket. The former CAS is clear he expected the party to conduct nominations but shockingly that never happened.
Kisumu County Governor Professor Anyang' Nyong'o. (Photo courtesy). Professor Anyang' Nyong'o was elected as the governor of the Lakeside City of Kisumu in the 2017 general elections. This was after serving as a senator for a term. He will now be seeking re-election in the forthcoming general polls as he already has a nomination certificate which was handed to him by the ODM Party.
The Kisumu county is holding the ODM party primaries today and the voting process started very early in the morning. The Gubernatorial race between Hon. Ken Obura and the current Governor Hon. Anyang' Nyong'o is giving the ODM party team sleepless nights after the supporters of Ken Obura staged Demonstrations in Kisumu, after they realized that Obura's name was missing on the ballot and Hon.
Politics is always an unpredictable game and for many senior government officials, they have had to learn this the hard way after voters from their various constituencies turned their backs on them. Picture courtesy. Charles Keter. Very few of them were able to navigate through this labyrinth of political quagmire in the country to clinch the nomination certificate for the various parties that they were interested in according to the reports.
Anyang Nyongo has suffered a major blow hours after receiving the ODM direct ticket to contest for the seat of Governor in Kisumu County. It's clear Ken Obura who was Nyongo's main opponent, has vowed to oppose the move as well contest for the seat with the hope of winning the seat come August 9th polls as an independent candidate.
Kisumu county governor Professor Peter Anyan'g Nyon'go and former Kisumu central constituency member of Parliament Hon. Ken Obura. Photo courtesy. If elections were held today, Kisumu county governor Professor Peter Anyan'g Nyon'go Would emerge victorious and would Comfortably retain his seat. This is according to an opinion poll conducted by Mizani Africa group between the 19th and 24th May.
The Latest Opinion Poll Alleges The Most Preferred Governor Candidates In Kisumu, Laikipia & Kajiado
The latest popularity ranking in some of our counties has been released online. It is a poll that is clearly showing us who are the leading candidates in their areas. In the latest Kisumu City poll, the incumbent governor, Prof. Anyang Nyong'o is way ahead of the rest.
Taita Taveta County governor Granton Samboja will defend his seat on the Jubilee Party ticket in the August 9 polls after the parties National Elections Board (NEB) Chairman Stephen Wandeto issued him with nomination certificates Saturday. Speaking during the ceremony held at the Party headquarters in Nairobi, Samboja said
Kisumu County governorship candidate has regretted heavily joining ODM party only for him to be humiliated. He is shocked governor Anyang Nyongo was given a direct ticket instead of the party conducting nominations so that the right candidate wins the ODM ticket. Here is a link: https://twitter.com/citizentvkenya/status/1515319453860438033?s=20&t=w80hpEsRLT2lNvxyckNkQw
Aspirants call for repeat of ODM polls: The aspirants have threatened to ditch the party if no action is taken. Ken Obura says he won’t step down for Nyong’o in Kisumu gubernatorial race: KISUMU, Kenya, Apr16 – Ken Obura who is a candidate for the Kisumu Gubernatorial position in the upcoming ODM party.
The former premier Raila Odinga has suffered a huge political blow after giving direct ticket to Governor Anyang Nyongo. Ken Obura has vowed to contest as an independent candidate for he cannot back the current governor whatsoever. Here is a link: https://twitter.com/citizentvkenya/status/1515529241034727428?s=20&t=CoTRILCpkwn4CUcNl4yw2w
Former EAC Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Ken Obura now claims that there have been no consensus talks held between himself and incumbent Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o ahead of the ODM party primaries in the lakeside county on April 19, 2022. Obura, who is seeking the ODM ticket in the Kisumu governorship race, made the sentiments after the party on Friday released a circular reaffirming that the exercise will only be conducted for the positions of MCA, Senate, Woman Representative and four MP seats.
His name is Ken Obura Mirenga. He is the former East African Community Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) and former Kisumu Central Member of Parliament. He holds bachelor's degree in Law and Bachelor of Science from University of Nairobi,Masters of law from University of Pretoria and PhD in Law from Rhodes University.
The court of appeal ruled that civil servants eyeing for political seats in the August general elections to tender their resignations, therefore several government officials expressed their interest of the senate seats in the upcoming election. But some of them after the nominations were left out as they did not win.
The orange democratic movement party is holding it's nominations today in Nyanza region. The exercise waa however marred with unrests in Kisumu. The county is holding the ODM party primaries today and the voting process started very early in the morning. The Gubernatorial race between Hon.
Former Kisumu Central Member of Parliament , Ken Obura is seeking Orange Democratic Movement ticket for gubernatorial race in Kisumu County. Kisumu current governor,Anyang' Nyong'I have asked the former member of parliament Ken Obura to support him but he refused claiming he won't do so unless Anyang' Nyong'I does so.