Over 1000 residents from Trans Nzoia have endorsed Deputy President’s secretary on Infrastructure Kakai Bisau for Trans Nzoia Governor’s seat in 2022.
The endorsement was done on Monday at the Kitale Railways Ground after Bisau opened the Kitale Municipality welfare Group.
The welfare group brings together mostly boda boda operators.
Mike Magero, the group’s chairman led members in endorsing Bisau.
H e said Bisau has all that it takes to succeed Governor Patrick Khaemba.
“Hon Bisau, we want to tell you today that being a good listener, your sympathetic heart, your hard working and your generosity makes you a good leader, we will put our weight behind you come 2022 to ensure that you become the second Governor of our beloved County “said Magero.
Bisau unsuccessfully vied for the seat in 2013 and 2017 respectively coming second after Khaemba.
In the 2017 elections, Khaemba garnered 135, 345 votes against Bisau’s 92,561.
While addressing the bodabodas, Bisau said the welfare is meant to help them become their own bosses by owning the motorbikes.
“We will be empowering one bodaboda at a time, by buying him a motorbike, we will first identify the vulnerable and by the end of the year, we will have empowered 1000 youths through this welfare “said Bisau.
He said he has approached different insurance companies which will be incorporated to take care of the riders.
In 2022,Bisau will be battling politicians Moses Khaoya, Kiminini MP Chris Wamalwa, former Trans Nzoia Chief officer for finance Ben wanjala and woman representative Janet Nangabo for the Trans Nzoia governors seat.
Unconfirmed reports say Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa is also considering joining the race.