Busia took fourth position in the borrowed Luo dance as the Kenya Inter- Counties Sports and Cultural Association (KICOSCA) Cultural and Borrowed Dance competition concluded at Kipsisgis Girls High School in Kericho County on Thursday.
Busia and Nairobi tied on 87 per cent. Bungoma County with their Bagishu dance emerged the new champions with 90%; Meru with their Giriama dance came second with 89% while Uasin Gishu with their Isikuti dance came third on 88.
Busia dance “Dudu” earned the praise of adjudicators for its simplicity and the soloist Perez Osinya for making the audience feel and enjoy her performance, adding that the audience need to dance a bit.
They also cited Muranga for the borrowed Luo dance, noting that they did better than the owners, an indication that the goal of integration is being realized.
In the own luhya dance “Ekworo”, Busia took seventh position with 85%. Meru took first position with 91%, West Pokot were second with 90% while Bungoma came third with 89% .Vihiga and Kakamega got 84% each to tie on 8th place.
The team patron and Busia County Public Service Management Executive Dr Janet Manyasi said the team performed extremely well, noting that the excellent performance especially on borrowed dance was a sign of better things to come.
Busia is returning home with one title after the Scrabble team retained position one, beating 18 other counties.
Those who watched Busia Excel included CECM Okwara Ekirapa (Public Works), Chief Officers Moses Weunda (Culture), Andrew Otiti (Office of the Deputy Governor)