Kisii County hopeful Governor Samson Ongeri has faced a huge blow after his running mate Josiah Maaga dumped him for the UDA candidate and Nyaribari Masaba MP Ezekiel Machogu who is seeking the Kisii gubernatorial bid. Maaga ditched Ongeri when the senator was busy receiving President Uhuru Kenyatta who had visited the region in popularizing Raila Odinga's bid.
Kenya is preparing to hold general elections on 9th August 2022 and the independent electoral and boundaries commission will conduct elections for six elective seats and there will be for president, 47 governors, 47 senators, 47 women representatives, 290 members of parliament and 1450 members of county assemblies.
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.
Raila Odinga today led the Azimio Coalition campaigns in Kisii county a where he drummed support for the Azimio candidates seeking various political seats as well as his own bid. He also lectured his close ally Simba Arati who is seeking the Kisii county gubernatorial post through the ODM party ticket following his recent utterances of calling some leaders in Kisii as thieves for allegedly stealing public funds.
Kisii county gubernatorial race is among the hottest contested seats in the country as it has attracted very powerful and influential politicians who wants to take control of the county ahead of coming general elections. According to the latest survey conducted by Consortium of Researchers on Governance (CORG) where the respondents were asked who to vote among the Candidates as there Governor would elections be held today, results Alleges that Senator Samson Ongeri would take the day followed by Simba Arati then Ruto's UDA aspirant Ezekiel Machogu.
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 lead representative candidates have proactively picked strolling companions and analyzed legislators, woman specialist competitors and region meeting speaker who could be their camp.
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.
The race to succeed Senator Samson Ongeri as the Kisii senator are heated up following the entry of very powerful politicians into the race. Among those in the race include, Kitutu Chache South MP Richard Onyonka (ODM), Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi (UDA), former UDA national treasure Omingo Magara (Jubilee), Sam Riosa Okemwa among others.
Raila Odinga and his troops today toured Kisii county for the mega rally that happened at Etago, however during the rally a number of close allies of Raila seeking various positions were booed and heckled by rowdy residents. Among those who were humiliated Infront if Raila Odinga while trying to woo residents vote for them include, Chris Obure who is seeking the Kisii Gubernatorial Bid through the Jubilee party, Samson Ongeri of DAP-K and former South Mugirango MP Manson Oyongo Nyamweya.
Security has been beefed ahead of Orange Democratic Movement, ODM party leader Raila Odinga tour Nyamira County today, Friday where the Handshake team is set to roar and convince the Nyamira residence that Raila “Tosha." According to Abiga Makori's Twitter handle, the ODM chief will be storming Nyamira after this historic trip to Kiambu county where he won the heart of William Kabogo the first Kiambu Governor's support.
The Kisii county gubernatorial race is tight between a number of politicians and political parties with those leading the race being members of the ODM party, UDA party and Jubilee party. Kisii county has always been one of Raila's stronghold and it won't be surprising if an ODM candidate will win the gubernatorial race despite numerous rallies conducted by the deputy president William Ruto and his UDA brigade in the region drumming up support ahead of the August general elections.
Below are some of the oldest politicians who are still serving as MPs, senators and political party leaders currently. 1.Prof Samson Kegengo Ongeri, 83 years. Professor Samson Ongeri is the current oldest Kenyan politician who is 83 years old now. Ongeri is the current Kisii Sanator under Orange Democratic Movement Party (ODM).
General elections in Kenya happen after every five years and having taken place in 2017, Kenya is set to conduct general elections on 9th August 2022 for president, 47 governors, 47 senators, 47 women representatives, 290 members of parliament and 1450 members of county assemblies.
Professor Samson Ongeri is a Kenyan politician born in Gesusu in Kisii county, He is currently the Senator for Kisii County Professor Sam Ongeri was elected to Parliament in 1988 for the first time, he was elected in 1997 to represent the Nyaribari Masaba Constituency people in the National Assembly of Kenya as a member of the Orange Democratic Movement party, he was appointed to serve as Minister of Education in 2007, in 2012 he was appointed a minister for Foreign affairs In 2013 he contested for Kisii county
Kisii county Senator Prof Sam Ongeri has asked the Cimmmuty to support Raila Odinga for president this year, because he is the most suitable candidate for the seat.The senator was addressing mourners during the burial of Mrs Martha Gongera in Kisii county.The late was the mother of Kisii County Deputy Governor Dr.Joash Maangi.
Kisii county has a tough gubernatorial race for the second Governor since devolution was put in place. The current governor, James Ongwae has already completed his second term and will not vie in any other election. Below are the top contenders. 1. Prof. Samson Ongeri - He is the current Senator for Kisii county.
Sam K. Ongeri,currently Kisii County Senator who was former Minister of Education.He has served the people of Kenya in many capacities including being a Minister for Health, Local Government, and Technical Training and Applied Technology. He has served in several critical national roles, one most memorable being a member of the National Dialogue Reconciliation team led by H.E, Kofi Annan; after the post election violence that rocked Kenya in January 2008. His other significant roles have included being
Raila Amollo Odinga is meeting the Kikuyu business community today at Safari park, Nairobi led by Royal Media Services chairman, Samuel Kamau Macharia. Also notable in the event are governors Nderitu Mureithi of Laikipia, Lee Kinyanjui of Nakuru, Francis Kimemia of Nyandarua, Wycliffe Oparanya of Kakamega, James Orengo senator for Siaya, Samson Ongeri senator of Kisii, Stewart Madzayo, Kanini Kega member of parliament for Kieni, Eala mp Oburu Odinga, Peter Kenneth and many more others.
Kisii county Senator Samson Ongeri, has agreed to intervene and arbitrate the ongoing disagreements in KIsii county Assembly. The Assembly members have been engaging themselves in unmosty over the impeachment of the speaker.photo:Sam Ongeri. One group is supported by governor James Ongwae,while defending the speaker Mr. David Kombo. The other group wants him ousted. They are led by nominated MCA Erick Janganya.The groups have beenengaging in themselves themselves in the witch hunting game at the expense of the
Raila Amollo Odinga is a Kenyan politician and the party leader of Orange Democratic Movement party in Kenya, besides that he is a special envoy for infrastructure in the expansive African continent and also a perceived 2022 front runner of the presidential elections. Few days ago Raila Odinga was in Murang'a county where he was endorsed by the business people and leaders from the region and got their support in 2022 general elections, he promised that the next unity meeting was to be at Nyanza where the dream has come true today.