It is now clear that Mautuma Ward has a new Member of the County Assembly (MCA) after Charles Anyona of the United Democratic Party (UDP) floored 10 other candidates including the incumbent Stephen Mulonga who vied on the Amani National Congress (ANC) ticket.
Anyona garnered a total of 2,679 votes, beating outgoing Mulonga who came second with 1,876. Salim Namusasi of ODM took position three with 1,643 votes.
Speaking at his home after being announced the winner, Anyona thanked Mautuma residents for believing in him and assured them that he will accomplish his agenda and make Mautuma Ward a business hub.
- Edited by Sam Oduor
Tom Lutali is a seasoned scribe based in Lugari Sub-County in Kakamega County who writes human interest stories and sports for WKT.