Nandi Governor Stephen Sang re-elected

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Nandi Governor Stephen Sang with his running mate Yulita Mitei
Nandi Governor Stephen Sang with his running mate Yulita Mitei

Nandi Governor Stephen Sang has retained his seat after being re-elected as a governor for the second time on United Democratic Alliance (UDA) ticket.

Sang garnered a total of 237,405 votes against his opponent former Nandi governor Dr. Cleophas Lagat who garnered 54,375 votes.

Speaking after being declared the gubernatorial winner by Nandi County Returning officer Mr. Silas Rotich, Sang lauded the efforts made by his electorates in having confidence and re- electing him for a second time as Nandi Governor adding that he will work closely with them to ensure service delivery to his people.

Sang thanked them for the over whelming support and confidence in him to serve for a second time saying he will not let them down.

“I want to thank you for having re elected me a second time to serve as your governor and I won’t take it for granted. It is an overwhelming mandate having confidence in me and I salute you all.” Sang added.

He asked his all competitors who ran against him to join him in the transformational journey of ensuring Nandi goes beyond.

On MPs race; Josees Lelmengit is the MP elect of Emgwen constituency with 34,803 votes against his opponent Tecla Tum (13,194), Nandi Hills MP elect Bernard Kitur (23,503), Aldai MP elect Marryane Kitany (42,015),Tindiret MP elect Julius Melly (2nd term) (38,715), Mosop MP elect Abraham Kirwa (46,209) and Chesumei MP elect Paul Biego (36,069).

All the MCAs in Nandi apart from Kabwareng and Kiptuiya Ward (ANC) were elected on a UDA ticket.