Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong has said that 2022 elections will be a different ball game devoid of tribal inclinations.
Speaking during a funds drive in aid of the construction of a storeyed tuition block at Nyakhobi Mixed Day Secondary School in Samia Sub County on Friday ruled out tribal voting pattern.
“Those who seek to be the next Governor should not rely on his or her community but should solicit for votes across the county, lest they will be shocked with the outcome, “he said.
The Governor also challenged women to vie for various seats from Members of the County Assembly to President and not succumb to smear campaigns from their male counterparts.
He said leaders worth their salt should be action oriented and not those who engage in witch hunt to the detriment of the residents who receive lip service.
Professor Timona Obura said although he has no political ambitions he might change his mind and make a major announcement as the D-Day approaches, noting that they are to bring development to county residents.
Deputy Leader of Majority Moses Ochieng said Speaker of the County Assembly of Busia Bernard Wamalwa was too young to quit politics in 2022 after serving his second term, an indication that he is being fronted for a lucrative seat.
The harambee raised Sh2.1m out of the targeted Sh19.4m; the school is planning to construct two storied building that will host eight classrooms, a modern library, computer lab and a home science room.