NRM takes Busia

NRM candidate Wanyama Stephen Oundo casting his vote at Bushiabala primary school in his home Lunyo sub county Busia district. Owor

The National Resistance movement party has won the Busia district chairman seat.

The party’s candidate Stephen Oudo Wanyama beat the opposition’s joint candidate Deo Njoki by 31443 votes against 21844.

The Busia Electoral Commission registrar Sam Agaba announced the winner at about 11: 30pm noting that Oundo’s win represented a 59%.

The election was however characterized by Controversy, low voter turn- out and election malpractice

Cases of fighting between supporters, missing names on the voters’ registers at various polling stations and bribery were reported.