The pillar of unity Sospeter Ojaamong took his campaign to Teso North where he emphatically asked the sitting MP Arthur Odera to put aside every other indifference and vote for him together with his constituents as a Governor.
Speaking at Akiriamet, the stronghold of the MP, Ojaamong said Arthur and his supporters should vote for him so that he can have an overwhelming victory in August 8th elections and fulfill his aspiration of United for Development.
He asked residents of Teso North to vote for NASA flag bearer Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga to save the country from a myriad challenges including the high cost of living and many other ills afflicting Kenyans.
” Under the Moi regime there were many sons and daughters of Busia County in the Government but they were ejected by subsequent regimes. We need a NASA government to restore sanity.
Teso region had the likes of Chele Barua, Silas Esiromo, Ole Murunga, Ben Akwara, Oku Kaunya, Ekiring Ajelo but they were all sent packing to confirm that members from the community are not valued by the Uhuru administration,” he said.
Thousands of residents turned up to welcome the Governor at various stops he made. They assured him of their support in the August 8th general elections.
An elder Nicodemus Osukuku assured Ojaamong of the community’s support saying they cannot allow the only seat held by their son to elude them.
Teso North parliamentary candidates Lawi Mamai and Oku Kaunya rallied their support behind the re-election of Ojaamong and for Raila to become the fifth president of Kenya.
Nangina Ward MCA John Obwogo said claims in some quarters that the Teso community cannot fill a wheelbarrow is unfortunate and urged them to back the re-election of their son.
Hon. Obwogo who delivered greetings from former Vice President Moody Awori said Governor Ojaamong never complained when Dr Paul Otuoma and Ababu Namwamba were appointed MPs by Raila when he was Prime Minister.
Busia First Lady Judy Ojaamong urged the Teso community to vote for her husband saying he was left with only one bullet.
Those who accompanied the Governor included Women representative candidate Grace Imo, Busia Women rep Florence Mutua representative Judy Odeda and Angurai East MCA Moses Mamai and Busia CEC for Public Works, Bernard Yaite among others.
Imo raised concerns of the drastic drop of new maize to Sh40 per 2kgs and expressed fears that the price could reach Sh150 in the next two months.
Photos: Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong during his campaign tour of Teso North on Tuesday.