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Five disqualified in race for Busia Speaker’s positio

Five   people have been disqualified in the race for the Busia County Assembly  Speaker’s  position after failing to beat the  Monday 9am deadline of returning the nomination forms to  the Assembly  Clerk  Allan Mabuka or did not meet the set requirements. The four  who failed to return their nomination forms are Susan Mang’eni who contested for Women Representative Position in the  August 8 elections,     Francis…

Peace, fair justice dominates former Cabinet Minister Philip Masinde’s wife burial in Busia

Peace message and fair justice by the Supreme Court dominated the burial of former Cabinet Minister Philip Masinde’s wife, Theresa Barasa’s burial at Bulanda village in Matayos Sub County on Saturday. Cabinet Secretaries Eugene Wamalwa (Water), Judy Wakhungu (Environment), Rachel Omamo (Defence), Losing Presidential candidate Cyrus Jirongo, Busia Deputy Governor Moses Mulomi and MPs John…

Ojaamong’s good news for sports lovers in the County

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong  has pledged to revamp Sports in the county  to  march other counties  which have earned international acclaim through sports. Speaking  after  his swearing in ceremony, the Governor said  much talents abound in the country, thus the need to  encourage the youth to venture into various disciplines that they have comparative advantage. ” My Government will  take sports  very seriously.  I want  Busia  to enter the…

Eight MPs vow to work with Busia Governor in developing the Count

Eight  MPs  have vowed to work with Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong  to help push the development agenda of the County to greater heights. MPs-elect  John Bunyasi (Nambale), Oku Kaunya (Teso North), Geoffrey Omuse (Teso South), Geoffrey Odanga (Matayos), Oundo Mudenyo (Funyula), Joseph Oyula (Butula), Raphael Wanjala (Budalangi) and Women Representative Florence Mutua urged the Governor to foster unity of  Busia…

Ours will be service delivery, Ojaamong pledges as he takes oath of office

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong   has said  the team he will constitute will be that of service delivery adding that  there will be no room for joy riders in his administration. In his key note address  after  being sworn in  by Justice Anthony Murima as the Governor  of Busia speaking  at the Busia  County Stadium on Monday,  the Governor promised to constitute a good team to…

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