BONCHARI RESIDENTS DECIDE WHO WILL BE THEIR NEXT MP
By Abigael Nyanchama
Pavel Oimeke casting his vote at Nyamari Primary Polling Centre PHOTO by GetembeTV Digital
Bonchari residents are on Tuesday yet to decide on who will be their next Mp to represent them at the National Assembly after the death of Hon. John Oroo Oyioka.
Polling stations were opened at 6am and will remain open until 5pm. Bonchari returning officer Benson Ambuko said that, the ministry for Interior ensured enough security and added that there are two officers manning each polling station and the number can be increased depending on the turnout of voters. Mr. Ambuko asked the residents to come in large numbers and cast their votes assuring them of security.
A total of 13 candidates are on the ballot box after the seat fell vacant after the death of Hon. John Oroo Oyioka.
Those candidates include; Mary Sally Otara of United Green Movement, Zebedeo Opore of Jubilee, Erick Oigo of National Reconstruction Alliance, David Ogega Kenya Social Congress, Margret Gesare Nyabuto of Maendeleo Chap Chap, Kevin Mosomi of Party of Democracy Unity Pavel Oimeke of Orange Democratic Movement, Charles Mogaka of Progressive Party of Kenya, Jona Ondieki of The New Democrats, Jeremiah Matagaro of Agano Party, Teresa Bitutu of United Democratic Alliance, Paul Matagaro of Mwangaza Party and Victor Omanwa of Party of Economic Democracy.
So far, low turnout of voters is being experienced at various polling stations but more are expected before the day ends.