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Campaign peacefully Politicians told, ahead of Bonchari By- election

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Kisii county Senatorial Candidate Okeng'o Nyambane addressing the Media [Brighton Makori]

By Leighton Osinde.

Kisii Kenya 04 May 2021………...Its now few days remaining for Bonchari electorates to go to the polls and elect their new member of Parliament as Campaigns dominates in the area,Politicians have been urged to campaign peacefully and avoid utterances that might lead to incitement.

Speaking to Gusii star on Tuesday, Kisii County aspiring senator Okeng’o Nyambane urged campaigners/ supporters to preach peace ahead of the by election slated on 18 May.

Mr Okeng’o advised residents and politicians that remaining united and maintaining peace before and after election is paramount since election comes once and goes .

He warned against hateful utterances by some politicians that might lead to incitement.

”Hate campaigns will not be tolerated and those seeking votes should do so in peace and without resorting to intimidation.” he said adding that the residents should maintain peace and whoever wants to divide them should be avoided

On the same note, Okeng’o called upon the security officers not to be used to undermine others while on their campaigns instead beef up security in the area to prevent incidences of crime .

” We call upon the security officers to provide security to all candidates regardless the party they are affiliated to “he stated

The youthful leader challenged the public not to allow political class to mislead and divide them during elections but only listen and vote in a leader who has manifestos which will restore the economy either in the constituency level , county and National Governments.

The seat was left vacant after the demise of the late Oroo Oyioka .

The seat is being eyed by Zebedeo Opore(Jubilee), Pavel Oimeke (ODM), Teresa Bitutu wife to late Oyioka(UDA), Kevin Misomi(PDU), Charles Mogaka(PPK), David Ogega ( KCS), Jonna Ondieki(TND), Jeremiah Matagaro(Agano Party), Paul Matagaro(Mwangaza), Mary Otara, Victor Omanwa (PED).