ODM Upholds Anyang Nyong'o's Kisumu Governor Triumph
The ODM National Elections Board has declared Kisumu Professor Anyang' Nyong'o as the duly winner of the Party’s ticket for Kisumu governor.
The Controversial Kisumu County ODM primaries saw both Nyong’o and Ranguma declared winners in two separate occasions.
On Saturday, Election board Chairlady Judith Pareno announced that it established that Nyong'o tallied 164,553 votes against incumbent Jack Ranguma who had 98,573.
Nyong'o had been declared the winner by the county Returning Officer Tom Okong’o at Thurdibuoro Secondary School while at Aga Khan Hall in Kisumu town, Ranguma was announced the winner by Deputy Returning Officer Richard Kiyondi, prompting the party to suspend the results pending a determination by the elections board
Ranguma on Friday issued a statement assuring supporters that no matter what he will be on the ballot in the August 8 elections.