Political realignments continue to take shape in Kisii as political heavyweights who hail from the county in Nyanza set to battle for the Governor seat. Now, Nyaribari Masaba MP Ezekiel Machogu has hit the ground running in bid for Kisii governoeship ahead of the August general election. Machogu will be vying for the Kisii governor seat on a United Democratic Alliance (UDA) ticket in the region perceived to be Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) stronghold.
A sombre mood has engulfed one of the village in Ichuni ward, Nyaribari Masaba, Kisii county after locals woke up this morning to find a teenage girl killed and dumped in a napier grass plantation. According to the owner of the plot, she woke up this morning for his routine farming activities and as she was heading to her shamba, her eyes caught attention of a sight with a spread out Maasai Shuka and she became curious to know what was it.
In the recent past, the second in command His Excellency the Deputy President William Ruto has been receiving a lot of boost in his presidential candidature. On Monday, deputy president William Ruto received more boosting after a top politician from Kisii county joined his presidential campaign team.
A political showdown is looming in Kisii County Governorship contest as political titans battle it out in the August 9th General-Election. Regional balancing is at center stage as governor aspirants pick their teams. Top governor candidates have already picked running mates and identified senators, woman representative aspirants and county assembly speaker who will be their camp.
The United Democratic Alliance party has found their flagbearers for majority of the governor seats in the country, others were given direct tickets while others have been nominated in yesterday's party nominations. Being UDA flagbearer is an achievement in itself but some of the governor aspirants will have to battle out with those of Azimio hotly in these counties;
Deputy president William Ruto is scheduled to hold a mega bottom-up economic forum in Kisii and Bungoma counties. The second in command and his Kenya Kwanza Alliance brigade cancelled the economic forums after the death of the third president Mzee Mwai Kibaki last week but one. Preparations are in top gear ahead of tomorrow tour by the second in command.
Kenya will be holding its general elections this year on 9th August. The politicians who want to compete for different seats are already on the ground campaigning vigorously. They are trying hard to convince the voters to choose them on the day of voting. In Kisii County, the current governor James Ongwae will not be contesting as he will be finishing his two terms in office.
Two aspirants allied to the deputy president William Ruto have brokered a deal to unite against Raila's man in the hot race for Kisii County's top seat. The Member of Parliament representing residents of Nyaribari Masaba constituency Ezekiel Machogu and United Democratic Alliance party national Treasurer Omingo Magara have been battling for Ruto's hand in the race.
Nyaribari Masaba MP Ezekiel Machogu made a blunder while speaking during a press briefing at Deputy President William Ruto’s Karen residence. Machogu was assuring DP Ruto that a huge percentage of the Kisii county is supporting Ruto’s presidential bid but made a mistake as he admitted that ODM leader Raila Odinga’s team is enjoying majority of the support.
Since it's the peak season for politicians most of politicians are trying to their level best to ensure that they capture more votes in order to secure their position in the coming general election. Due to this last minute they are holding series of rallies marketing advertising and selling their political ambitions to kenyans in several places within the country popularizing their political ambitions to kenyans.
Schools resumed class for the year 2022 calendar starting 25 April. The is the second time the school calendar is starting almost towards mid year due to outbreak of corona which affected the normal learning in school. A school in kisii county may delay to open this is after a tree fall on the school latrines and destroyed them.
Having successfully served for two terms as Kisii governor under the ODM party, world in political corridors has pointed that James Ongwae may not exit the political scene anytime soon and has intentions of shifting to the county's senatorial politics in order to give his political career a lifeline.
KISII COUNTY GOVERNOR SEAT ASPIRANTS. Political realignments continue to take shape in Kisii county ahead of the August 9 polls. Top governor candidates have already picked running mates and identified senators, woman representative aspirants and county assembly speaker who will be their camp. With clan politics likely to play a key role, the aspirants are enticing other clans to join their team.
Kisii politics have taken a new shape as very powerful politicians have declared their interest in fighting for the gubertorial race aimed at succeeding incumbent Governor James Ongwae who will be leaving office August having served for two terms as required by the law. The race has attracted various leaders including Dagoret North MP Simba Arati, Senator Samson Ongeri, Ruto's point man and Nyaribari Masaba MP Ezekiel Machogu, CAS Chris Obure, Manson Oyongo Nyamweya, Omingo Magara among others.
Gabriel Oguda who is among famous people on social media in Kenya today tweeted on his twitter page that BREAKING: Simba Arati confirms he's just been given the ODM ticket to run for Kisii Governor. He's asked Kisii residents, who're threatening to carry him from Nairobi to Kisii town, to wait a little, as he's still laminating the certificate to prevent it from being rained on.
His Excellency the Deputy President William Ruto, the second in command, has recently received a lot of support for his presidential campaign. Today, the deputy president William Ruto's presidential candidacy gained a boost after a key Kisii county politician joined his team. According to the deputy president, Kisii county gubernatorial candidate Alfred Nyangweso has withdrawn out in favor of Ezekiel Machogu of the United Democratic Alliance Movement Party.
With barely six months to 9th August 2022 general elections there are many changes in the political world. President Uhuru Kenyatta recently came out clearly that he will endorse Orange Democratic Movement ODM party leader Raila Omollo Odinga for presidency in the 9th general elections. According to K24 news, Former Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) boss Daniel Manduku has ditched Deputy President William Ruto-led United Democratic Alliance (UDA) for the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM).
The race to succeed Kisii Governor, His Excellency James Ongwae has attracted a good number of politicians from different political divides. Incumbent Senator Professor Samson Ongeri, Dagoretti North Member of Parliament Hon Simba Arati, Former Senator Chris Obure and Nyaribari Masaba MP Ezekiel Machogu are eying the top seat.
Ex Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) boss Daniel Manduku has ditched Deputy President William Ruto-led United Democratic Alliance (UDA) for the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM). Manduku, who is eyeing the Nyaribari Masaba constituency seat, has been working with DP Ruto until he recently when joined Raila Odinga-led ODM.
Kapseret Member of Parliament (MP) Oscar Sudi on Monday, February 28, blasted Omingo Magara over his decision to resign from the United Democratic Alliance (UDA). Sudi particularly took issue with Magara's claims that the lack of democracy in UDA had contributed to his resignation from the party.