Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has given aspiring Teso South MP sleepless nights after the county head declared his interest to vie for the MP seat. Governor Sospeter Ojaamong, who is serving his serving last and final term, has left people with myriad of questions after he decided to lower his position back to the County Assembly.
Photo: Courtsey ODM presidential candidate has today received massive massive support from more than 30 Kenya governors. More than 26 governors attendee the meeting whose statement was read by Nderitu Muriithi, the Laikipia governor. He also doubles as the chair of the Azimio Movement which is tasked to coordinate Raila's elections.
Deputy President William Samoei Ruto has today performed a state function after a very long time, one whose announcement brought a lot of misreporting over the past few days. It was reported that the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party Leader had summoned Cabinet Secretaries to the same meeting today, the 15th Ordinary Session of the Inter-Governmental Budget and Economic Council.
Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong was elected back in 2013 through the Orange Democratic Movement ODM party ticket and currently he is serving his second and last term in office. Therefore, after the next general elections as stipulated in the Constitution, he is expected to retire from office just like the other second term governors.
The meeting dubbed Bukhungu 2 declaration began peacefully with leaders representing different regions arriving on time. Raila arrived later accompanied by Peter Kenneth and kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya. Governors Charity Ngilu of Kitui, Anyang Nyong'o of Kisumu, Sospeter Ojaamong of Busia and James Ongwae of Kisii represented their regions.
Deputy President William Ruto with Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong ( Photo Courtesy) When he lost the 1997 general election to the then Amagoro constituency MP Albert A.A Ekirapa, it appeared as if Sospeter Ojaamong would never rise again in Teso politics. Fast forward, he is one of the most influential politicians in the country today.
ODM leader Raila Odinga ( Photo Courtesy) ODM leader Raila Odinga is no doubt one of the most successful and consequential politicians Kenya has ever produced. In his decades- long political career, the former Prime Minister has occupied nearly all top political positions in the country with only the presidency eluding him.
Western region is a vote-rich region. The region enjoys massive registered voters. The leaders have been divided for along time. Today influential leaders from the region reunited during a governor's scholarship award 2021 in Bungoma county. The leaders graced a mega scholarship award event in Bungoma which is initiated by Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati.
The appointment of Cotu secretary general Francis Atwoli as the negotiator of the Luhya Community to different presidential candidates continues to elicit mixed reactions from a section of leaders from the Western Region. Atwoli's nomination was stamped by Governor Wycliffe Oparanya, Wycliffe Wangamati, Sospeter Ojaamong and Wilbor Ottichilo among other elected leaders from the region, all who stated that the Mulembe Community will be united and will engage with presidential aspirants allied to the handshake.
Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong. Photo/Facebook Outgoing governors have already started planning for where they will land next, when their terms come to an end in 2022. One of them is Busia Governor Sospeter Odeke Ojaamong, who going by his plans is not willing to exit the political scene any time soon.
ODM Party leader Raila Odinga in a past function. Amidst talks to form an alliance with other parties, Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) led by Party leader Raila Odinga has been dealt another blow. On Tuesday, Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong declared his interest in national politics when his second and last term in office comes to an end in 2022.
Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has called on two Luhya leaders Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetangula, who are One Kenya Alliance (OKA) luminaries, to allow former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga use his last bullet to catapult him to State House in 2022. Speaking at Kimatuni Primary School in Bungoma County where he joined Devolution Cabinet Secretary, Eugene Wamalwa in the launch of NHIF programme spearheaded by Bumula MP aspirant, Jack Wenami Wamboka, the Governor said Raila deserves a chance to be Kenya's fifth president.
Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong today signed the Busia County Community Health Services Bill, 2021 into law. The Act will go towards improvement of service delivery in the county. " I thank the County Government and donors including AMPATH, Living Goods for facilitating the finalization of the bill.
On Sunday, political leaders from Western Region led by four governors appointment COTU boss Francis Atwoli as their negotiator with any leader eyeing the presidential post in the coming elections. Speaking from Golf Club in Kakamega, the governors, Wilbor Ottichilo, Wycliffe Oparanya, Wycliffe Wangamati and Sospeter Ojaamong among other leaders stated that the Mulembe Community will engage with the leaders allied to the handshake side, leaving behind DP William Ruto.
Hon. Raila Amollo Odinga being prayed for in Murang'a County on Sunday. Picture/Facebook. ODM party leader Raila Amollo Odinga is expected to square it out with Deputy President William Ruto among others during 2022 polls in a bid to become Kenya's 5th president. There are those who believe that Ruto stands a high chance of being elected to replace President Uhuru Mwigai Kenyatta.
Political leaders from Western Kenya are held in a new stalemate with President Uhuru Kenyatta set to start a tour of the region on Sunday. Investors have shied away from reviving the giant Mumias Sugar Company because of regional politics. Navakholo MP Emmanuel Wangwe revealed that last-minute talks will be held on Friday 30 July to thrash out differences before the arrival of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Today Western leaders from different parties camped in Kakamega to launch Western Azimio La Umoja. The event was officially launched by former prime minister Raila Odinga. Various leaders from the region attended the launch led by Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya. After the launch the leaders made their way to Kakamega town to address local residents.
photo courtesy. Busia county governor Sospeter Ojaamong has sent a very powerful mesage to Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetangula concerning supporting Ruto in 2022 general elections.Tjis is due to the fact that both luhya leaders have been resilient in supporting Raila saying that they will appear on ballot papers too this incoming elections.
Today the former prime minister Raila Odinga hosted all Western regions governors in a move to consolidate the region votes ahead of general elections in 2022. Today afternoon all governors from the Western region had a consultative meeting to discuss about unity in the region. This come hours after party leader received defector to ODM party.
Busia County governor Sospeter Ojaamong has thrown praises for ODM leader Raila Odinga while he was touring the western sides of the country. In his Facebook account, Ojaamong posted a picture of baba captioning it; "Karibu BABA eneo la Magharibi ya Kenya - ODM is still strong, In Busia County we Delivered 98 parcent in the 2017 general election to Orange Democratic Movement.