Trans Nzoia Governor-elect George Natembeya (DAP-K) and his deputy Philomenah Bineah Kapkory held rallies in all the five sub counties to give thanks to the electorate following his election in the August general elections.
Natembeya who garnered 158,919 votes defeated Ford Kenya’s Dr. Chris Wamalwa of (Ford Kenya) who gained 79,020 votes to become successful in succeeding outgoing governor Patrick Khaemba.
“I thank you for electing me as their second Governor. This victory belongs to Trans Nzoia residents therefore it will be a great honor as leaders to shelve our competitive aspects and focus to bring change,” he spoke in Kitale town.
Natembeya has also called on all elected leaders in the region to embrace team work so as to collectively find solutions to the socio-economic challenges faced by the residents in the next five years.
While conceding defeat Dr. Wamalwa said: “The Elections are now over and the results are out. I have not been successful in my quest to be the second Governor of our great County. I congratulate my Brother George Natembeya on his victory. I wish him well”
Allan Chesang’ (UDA) won the senatorial seat with 123,793 votes against Joshua Werunga DAP K who gannered 56, 779 votes. Henry Ole Ndiema (FORD KENYA) came third with 20,275 votes while Musoke Muliro (ODM) was fourth with 21,727 votes.
“These results are evidence of the maturity of our democracy. It shows our belief in the potential of youth. It shows that the people of Trans-Nzoia appreciate the need for good leadership,” said Mr. Chesang in his victory statement.
In the woman representative category women representative Lilian Siyoi of (UDA) garnered 102,488 votes to emerge victorious while Phanice Khatundi of (DAP-K) garnered 65,641votes to become second. Janet Nangabo came third with 13, 822 votes.
“Thank you the people of Trans Nzoia for overwhelmingly voting me. Your vote pattern analysis speaks volumes. It is now upon me to mean my words for the next five years,” said Mrs Siyoi.