Kakamega County politics is on high gear after Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya, the current governor is going for his last term and every politician is interested in governor seat including the current Senator Cleophas Malala. Below are the candidates interested for Senator seat in Kakamega County.
Simbauni Ndombi is a resident of Navakholo Sub-county. He vied for parliamentary race 2007 in larger Lurambi but lost a distance far to Hon. Manyala Keya. He went ahead to compete the flamboyant Hon Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya in governor seat 2013, but again lost hands down. He never gave up. He fully came back to vie for parliamentary seat in Navakholo 2017 and again lost undeniably to the current national assembly chief whip Hon Emmanuel Wangwe. Hon. Simbauni now is interested in senatorial race after loosing 3 elections consecutively.
Dr. Brian Lishenga
Dr Brian Lishenga is a medical physiologist, family physician and the chairman of RURAL PRIVATE HOSPITALS ASSOCIATION OF KENYA. (RUPHA). He also serves as the Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences at Egerton University, where he has taught since 2009. Dr. Lishenga is the Co-Founder of NewPoint Hospital, a 30-bed level four Hospital in Njoro Town, Nakuru County.
He is a qualified entrepreneur having been founder and first managing director of Peak Health Outpatient Medical Centre (2010- 2012) as well as the founder and CEO of GoldTouch Security Systems and Vivint Limited, leading providers of physical security system solutions. He serves as Medical Consultant for the 450 bed – KES. 3 Billion Trans Nzoia Teaching & Referral Hospital under construction in Kitale Town, Trans Nzoia County. He has declared his interest in politics and will be running for Kakamega senatorial race.
A young youth from Navakholo is also interested in the senatorial race in Kakamega County on UDA Ticket.
Whom do you think will scoop the senatorial seat in Kakamega County?