Busia Governor Sopeter Ojaamong has put the record straight that he will not seek another mandate in 2022 upon the expiry of his second term in office.
‘’ I will focus on national politics where if successful I will help my county residents to the share of the cake God willing,’’ he said.
Speaking during the thanks giving of chief officer in the Deputy Governor’s office Andrew Otiti at Kidera Primary School on Saturday, the Governor said he hadleft his deputy Moses Mulomi to try his luck in the succession race.
‘’ Those who used to compete with me should know that their worthy opponent is now Mulomi and not Ojaamong. Whoever plays his or her cards well will carry the day,’’ he said.
He told his County Executive Committee Members and Chief Officers to service county residents with dedication, telling them not to blame him for any shortcomings from his officers.
The Governor recalled how difficult it was to come up his 10 CECs and 16 COs against thousands of applicant and thanked God for the good team he picked.
Mulomi said he will work with his CO with all his heart to keep the Governor’s legacy on course. He also promised to revamp the health sector where he is serving as CEC in an acting capacity.
Otiti said by according him an opportunity to work in his office, the Deputy Governor has shown clearly that he was not a tribalist.
Chairperson County Public Service Board Assumpta Obore said Otiti emerged the best in the interview among 1200 candidates who had submitted their applications.
Photo: Chief officer in the Deputy Governor’s office Andrew Otiti, Governor Sospeter Ojaamong and his deputy Moses Mulomi at Kidera primary school grounds on Saturday.
Among those present included Busia First Lady Judy Ojaamong, CECs Dr Moses Osia (Agriculture), Dr Janet Manyasi (PSM), OKwara Ekirapa (Public Works), Phaustine Barasa (Finance), John Mwami (Education).