Celebrated Kenyan Lawyer Cliff Ombeta has today announced that in 2022, he would be contesting for the position of an MP for Bonchari Constituency in Kisii County. The lawyer who is among the respected legal minds in the country revealed that he would be seeking to unseat the current MP Pavel Oimeke who was elected in May this year under ODM after his predecessor Oroo Oyioka lost his life.
The political heavyweights meet again at the Bonchari by-electiontoday as each party aims for a win for their candidates.The by-election is seen as a three horse-race between the ODM candidate Paul Oimeke, Jubilee’s Zebedeo Opore and UDA’s Teresia Bitutu who is the widow to the late former MP John Oyioka.
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The governing Jubilee Party is still grieving after suffering to a lifetime humbling in the 3 by-elections which were concluded yesterday in which, president Kenyatta's party failed to clinch a single seat. In Bonchari, Jubilee's candidate Zebedeo Opore emerged as the 1st runners up in a contest that was won by Paul Oimeke of ODM.
Following the recent by election in Bonchari and Juja Constituencies, details has emerged as to why president Uhuru Kenyatta under Jubilee party lost as his opponents emerges the winners.In Juja By-election, George Koimburi of people's empowerment party emerges the winner with 12,159 votes followed by Jubilee party candidate Susan Waititu who bagged 5,746 votes.
There was some drama in Bonchari constituency,Kisii County, after a man was arrested bribing voters on behalf of the Jubilee candidate,Zebedeo Opore.In a video shared on Twitter by lawyer Cliff Ombeta on Tuesday morning,two policemen could be seen interrogating the suspect who was in handcuffs.
A number of By-elections are currently on going in the country.Voters trooped to polling stations on Tuesday morning to elect their leaders in Juja constituency, Bonchari constituency and Rurii ward respectively.A voter in Juja has leaked a ballot paper, on which he casted his vote for George Koimburi, a close ally of Gatundu south Mp Moses Kuria.
The just concluded by election of Bonchari Constituency attracted several candidates who were all yearning to take up this parliamentary seat.The by election was necessitated after the seat fell vacant due to the death of immediate former MP, the late Hon.John Oroo.He died in February this year at Aga Khan Hospital in Kisumu after suffering from a long illness.
Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party candidate Hon Pavel Oimeke has cast his vote at Nyamare Polling station in the Bonchari By-elections.Photo courtesy: According to a report by KBC Channel 1 News, the voter turnout are seen to be low in the Nyamare Polling Station where Oimeke casted his vote.
Police officers raided ODM Secretary-General Edwin Sifuna's hotel in Kisii County just minutes before the Bonchari by-election voting process began.Sifuna said on Tuesday, May 18, that after law enforcement officers forced their way into Ufanisi Resort, he fled via a different exit."Before they locked us inside the hotel, I sneaked through the back door.
Jubilee party was the biggest loser in the just concluded by-elections in the three constituency Bonchari, Juja and Rurii .The ruling party came out empty with the party losing the three seats including its traditional seat in Juja which is known to be President's Uhuru Kenyatta's backyard.
There has been talk of impeachment proceedings against Interior CS Fred Matiang'i, who has clashed with a number of MPs loyal to ODM Leader Raila Odinga as well as those loyal to Deputy President William Ruto. On Wednesday, May 19, Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi declared that the no-nonsense CS would be impeached within the next two weeks.
It's a battle between president Uhuru kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga in Bonchari by Election.As the polls continue, ODM agent by the name Navea Oketch has issued Critical message about voter bribery in one of the polling stations.Navea says she has photos of marked ballot papers as well as photos of voters being bribed.
The Orange Democratic Movement, United Democratic Alliance and the Jubilee Party were last evening engaged in a tight battle for the Bonchari parliamentary seat as the ODM recorded an early lead. Unconfirmed provisional results showed ODM flag bearer Pavel Oimeke leading in 91 out of 102 polling stations with 7,141 votes, followed by UDA's Teresia Bitutu with 6,595 while Jubilee Party's Zebedeo Opore had garnered 6,486 votes.
Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party has accused the police of intimidation and planned arrests as voting exercise begins in the Bonchari by-election.Ahead of the Bonchari By-elections, The polling stations experienced a flow of residential voters who were ready to cast their votes for a second time.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) today announced the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) candidate Pavel Oimeke as the winner of the Bonchari by-elections which was held yesterday. Oimeke won by 8,049 votes defeating his main rival, Zebedeo Opore of the ruling Jubilee Party, who had 7,279 votes.
Bonchari residents will finally elect their new MP today 18th May 2021.The seat fell vacant on 15th February 2021 after the death of Honourable John Oyioka.Oyioka died in kisumu and was later buried at his home in Suneka, Kisii county.In today's by-election, there is high competition between ODM and Jubilee party.
The Independent Electoral Board of Kenya (IEBC) have this morning declared Pavel Roberb Oimeke as the winner of Bonchari By-Elections which were conducted yesterday. Oimeke, garnered a total of 8,049 votes to clinch the seat which had been vacant following the death of Oyoka.This was more than 30 percent of the total votes casted, as more than 50 percent of the total number of registered voters, came out to vote.
The people of Bonchari Constituency will tomorrow be heading to the poll to vote for their new MP after the seat fell vacant following the death of Hon.John Oroo Oyioka.The MP died at the Aga Khan hospital in Kisumu in February this year after a long illness.
Jubilee candidate casting his vote at Nyamemiso poling station photo /Kwamboka Angira The three horse candidates have casted their votes at various poling station as they urge the voters to turn out in large number to elect a visionary leader. Jubilee Candidate Zebedeo Opore, UDA Teresa Bitutu and ODM Pavel Oimeke have casted their votes.
Raila Odinga Congratulates Pevel Oimeke After He Won The Bonchari Constituency By-Elections. Wednesday, 19th May 2021, Nairobi Kenya. The ODM leader Raila Odinga has sent a Congratulatory message to the MP elect of Bonchari Constituency, engineer Pevel Oimeke and he won the seat with 8,049 votes, beating his closest competitor, Zebedeo Opore of Jubilee party.