Ochillo Ayacko floors Eddy Oketch in Migori senate by election

Ochillo Ayacko has won the Migori Senate by-election.

The former minister floored  five other candidates after garnering 85,234 votes (57.7%) with his closest opponent Mr Eddy Oketch getting 60,555 (40.99%).

Other candidates are Peter Jobando (Green Congress Party), Mr Solomon Hodo Rugaria (People’s Democratic Party), Mr Samwel Otieno (independent) and Mr Dickson Ogolla (independent).

The county has eight constituencies, namely Uriri, Rongo, Suna West, Suna East, Nyatike, Kuria West, Awendo and Kuria East.

The Migori Senate seat fell vacant after Ben Oluoch died on June 19.