The Jubilee party elections for interim officials in West Pokot County were conducted peacefully without hitches as leaders called on residents to join the new political vehicle in the Country.
The four constituencies of Kacheliba, Sigor, Pokot South and Kapenguria presented their nominees for the interim positions.
The elections conducted at Mtello hall in Kapenguria were headed by Executive officer Jubilee party Albert Memusi went on well after the representatives made consensus and selected their favorite candidates from the four constituencies.
West Pokot Governor Simon Kachapin who is also in the Jubilee North Rift said that the county has done well in conducting peaceful fair and free elections despite other counties in the country witnessing chaos.
“I am happy the elections have been conducted well and we want to show the whole nation how we are peace makers. We should be emulated,” he said.
Kachapin said that the selected officials are tasked with conducting campaigns at the grassroots level to ensure the Jubilee party gunners more votes in the coming elections.
“We laud all the aspirants who made the day successful and we believe they will be able to deliver. They will perform without putting their interests first,” said Kachapin.
He cited that Jubilee is a party of unity that will bring development in the country.
Pokot south Member of Parliament David Pkossing faulted the formation of NASA coalition terming it as a party that is set to trap some of the top leaders who have formed it.
He gave an example of wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka and FORD Kenya leader Moses Wetangula who have not been given slots in the party urging them to withdraw from the party and join jubilee.
“They want to trap Kalonzo and Wetangula by bringing Mudavadi on board,” said Pkossing.
Other leaders who participated in the elections include MPs Mark Lumunokol, Kacheliba, Philip Rotino (sigor), Regina Nyeris (Women Representative) Samuel Moroto (Kapenguria) and West Pokot deputy governor Titus Lotee.