– The nomination exercise in Homabay county failed to take place on Sunday April 16
– Both aspirants and party officials did not turn out for the event
The key players in the Homabay nominations are from the Amani National Congress and Ford Kenya
Nominations for parties affiliated to the National Super Alliance fell behind once again after both aspirants and party officials failed to show up for the exercise on Sunday, April 16.
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According to Homa Bay County Police Commandant John Omusanga, officials had no idea of the planned exercise, and only heard of everything through media.
“Officials of the two parties have not notified police over their planned nominations today,” Omusanga is quoted by Nation.
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TUKO.co.ke understands that the various aspirants who were set to battle it out in the nominations have instead embarked on intense campaigns.
Among the aspirants were members from Musalia Mudavadi’s Amani National Congress and Moses Wetangula’s Ford Kenya.
This is the latest setback in nominations for various parties affiliated to the National Super Alliance after similar incidents in Samburu and Busia counties.
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Busia was particularly marred with irregularities and setbacks in the battle for the gubernatorial ticket between Funyula MP Paul Otuoma and incumbent governor Sospeter Ojuamoong.
The nominations had to be nullified for a re-run on March 25.
Raila’s ODM, which enjoys immense support in the region, have their nominations slated for April 21.
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