Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader Hon. Ayub Angatia Savula has hinted that Kakamega county governor Wycliffe Oparanya is behind Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party fielding a candidate in the ahead planned Matungu by election.
Matungu parliamentary seat became vacant following the demise of Justus Murunga who died last year. Odm party has fielded David Were as their preferred candidates. Mr. Were will be battling it out with Peter Nabulindo of ANC and Alex Lanya of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) among others.
IEBC has announced that the by election will be held on 4th March as voters in Matungu will be exercising their democratic right. The campaign deadline will be on 1st March.
Lugari area Member of Parliament Hon. Ayub Savula has accused governor Oparanya as the one behind Odm fielding a candidate in Matungu saying the governor is battling it out with ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi on who is Kakamega county political kingpin.
In conclusion, Musalia Mudavadi, Kalonzo Musyoka, Gideon Moi and Moses Wetangula have declared their support to Peter Nabulindo of ANC as the best replacement of the late Murunga.