Raila Odinga Visits Matungu To Counter UDA Ground Influence


The former prime Minister and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Ex flag bearer Raila Odinga visited Matungu sub county in Kakamega earlier today.

Odinga was on a mission to campaign for the ODM candidate David Were in the upcoming by-elections.

"I spent part of my afternoon engaging the people of Matungu constituency" tweeted Odinga

David Were is facing a stiff completion from a United Democratic Alliance (UDA) candidate Alex Lanya

The UDA candidate Alex Lanya has been projected to win by a landslide following the ground influence of former sports minister Rashid Echesa and Former Kakamega senator Bonny Khalwale.

Amongst other candidates in the Matungu by-election include Amani National Congress (ANC) candidate Oscar Nabulindo and the widow of the late Matungu Member of parliament Justus Murunga.

The Matungu by-election will be used as an indicator to check UDA and ODM popularity in Kakamega.

Analysts had earlier stated that ODM influence was being replaced by UDA a party allied to the deputy president William Ruto.

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