Baringo county senator Gideon Moi is not taking chances in his pursuit for a third term choosing to woo votes to the last man and last minute amid stiff competition from a candidate backed by William Ruto's UDA party. The legislator today joined forces with Tiaty member of parliament William Kamket and women representative Gladwell Cheruiyot Tungo in a charm offensive in Tiaty promising to represent locals with utmost diligence.
It's evident that the general polls will be held on August ninth, this year as gazetted by the independent electoral and boundaries commission of Kenya. According to the Kenyan Constitution, the general elections should be conducted in the country after every five years. Today, Gideon Moi has received boost to his senatorial bid where he is seeking for a reelection as Baringo senator after his son Kigen Moi donated free motorbikes to the boda boda riders to help them earn a living.
Hon William Cheptumo addressed the people of Eldama Ravine at Arama grounds, Lembus Kwen Ward, Eldama Ravine constituency . He was accompanied by Hon Lawi Kipchumba The member of county assembly Lembus Kwen Ward . Eldama Ravine is a subcounty in Baringo county led by Honourable Moses Lessonet .
Kanu Chairman Gideon Moi will defend his Baringo Senate seat in the August 9 election, the nation has yet to disclose. Party General Secretary Nick Salat said the independent party had submitted Mr Moi's name to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for a third term in the Senate.
Baringo Senator Gideon Moi, who has just submitted his documents to the IEBC in seeking re-election as Baringo Senator, has been shown dust by UDA's allied candidate following the latest opinion polls. According to the Mizani Africa latest opinion survey, UDA allied candidate has emerged the winner in the race beating incumbent senator who has been serving in the seat since 2013 now.
|Photo Courtesy; William Cheptumo (Left) Verses Gideon Moi (Right)| The DP Ruto's Party high popularity seems to be a major boost to many candidates carrying it's ticket not only in his home region Riftvalley but also in other regions of the country.
Kenya African National Union (KANU) party leader and Baringo Senator, Gideon Moi, is not the most popular candidate for the seat after the latest poll showed that United Democratic Alliance (UDA) candidate has more vote percentage. According to Mizani Africa, Baringo North MP William Cheptumo garnered 46.3 per cent against the incumbent's 46 per cent.
Azimio chiefs Kivutha Kibwana, Daniel Moi and John Lonyangapuo will seemingly find the ground too hostile in the upcoming general election. That is according to the opinion polls released by Mizani Africa today.In Baringo county, William Cheptumo is set to win over Gideo Moi by 46.3%.
Hon Gideon Moi, the incumbent senator and the principle in the Azimio La Umoja Ome Kenya Alliance coalition party as KANU party leader, comes in second with 46.0 percent in Baringo County. Hon Moi is led by William Cheptumo, who has 46.3 percent of the vote in the county's most recent opinion polls
Gideon Moi's next major political move was revealed after he reached a deal with Azimio la Umoja of the One Kenya Coalition Party ahead of the 2022 General Election, which sparked internet debate. The senator from Baringo had remained silent on whether he would run for re-election because he was allegedly eyeing a national job if Raila was elected president.
A recent Mizani Africa poll confirms that Gideon Moi, the son of former president Daniel Moi, will be defeated by former UDA candidate William Cheptumo in today's election in Baringo County. Poll shows that Cheptumo is supported by 46.3 and Moi is supported by only 46 percent.
Despite being one of the Azimio La Umoja side principals, Baringo Senator Gideon Moi decided that he will still be defending his seat on a KANU ticket in the upcoming August polls. Gideon Moi will be facing head to head William Cheptumo of the United Democratic Alliance Party in the race to secure the senatorial seat.Other aspirants who are also interested in the seat include Isaac Kirukmet and Salina Korir.
Gideon Moi signed an agreement with the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition Party prior to the 2022 General Election. If Raila is elected president, the Baringo senator has remained silent on whether he will run for re-election, ostensibly to pursue a national position. His opponent would be William Cheptumo, who would run under William Ruto's United Democratic Alliance.
The leader of Kenya's African National Union (KANU) and Baringo Senator, Gideon Moi, is not a prominent figure in the post after a recent poll revealed that the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) candidate had the highest percentage of votes. According to Mizani Africa, Baringo North MP William Cheptumo received 46.3% compared to the 46% incumbent.
Gideon Moi has sparked reactions online after he revealed his next political big step after he signed a pact with Azimio la Umoja of One Kenya Coalition Party ahead of the 2022 General Election. The senator from Baringo had remained silent on whether he would run for re-election because he was reportedly eyeing a national position if Raila was elected president.
Teacher Wycliffe Kemboi has allegedly been shot dead after bandits armed with crude weapons assaulted Kinyach village suited at the border of Elgeyo Markwet and Baringo counties. During the attack, the bandits made away with 200 heads of livestock. Heavy gunfire fight between the bandits and police officers was witnessed on Saturday night as residents scampered for safety.
Nyali member of Parliament has been heaped with praises by Pakistani Commissioner for his outstanding performance. Mohammed Ali alias Jicho Pevu was gifted with the most prestigious Gala awards in a colourful event which was held in Mombasa today . He was gifted alongside other MP from other regions who were also credited for splendid leadership and service delivery to their people.
Baringo County, a county where Senator Gideon Moi emanates from doesn't get help from their Senator. Gideon Moi is at the forefront in succession politics being in One Kenya Alliance which is known to be associated with the President. Since he is close to the president, Instead of him championing for his community to get military support and hence helping his people and students who are sitting for their KCPE to get security, he is championing to get a position in the next government.
The fate of Baringo county senatorial seat has remained unknown following the decision by senator Gideon Moi to join the race to succeed president Uhuru Kenyatta earlier this year. The KANU party unveiled him as its presidential candidate and gave him the mandate to participate in the 9th August general elections.
The Baringo County Senatorial aspirant William Cheptumo laughing with the Deputy President William Samoei Ruto at an event in Kabarnet, Baringo County (photo courtesy). The Deputy President's United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party recently announced that the party received three applicants for the post of the presidential flag bearer as opposed to the obviously one known aspirant William Samoei Ruto.