Projections indicate Kisumu governor, Anyang’ Nyong’o, in the lead to retain his seat with a landslide victory
He was a member of the Kenyan Senate representing Kisumu County from March 4, 2013 to August 8, 2017 having been elected on an ODM (Orange Democratic Movement) Party ticket. He is a former Member of Parliament for Kisumu Rural constituency, having been elected on a NARC ticket in the December 2002. His political career dates back to 1992, when he was first elected to parliament. He served as a nominated MP from 1998 to 2002.
From 2003 to 2005, Nyong’o served as the Minister for Planning and National Development, and from 2008 to 2013 he was the Minister for Medical Services.
He is credited for actively engaging in the movement for Kenya’s second liberation during the previous KANU regime.
Governor Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o is the current governor for Kisumu County after the 2022 general election. He is the former Senator for Kisumu County and the Secretary General of the Orange Democratic Movement.