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Political analyst David Makali wants to succeed Wetang'ula

12 July 2016, 10:52 Philomenah Chebet

Bungoma - Renowned political analyst, David Makali has declared his intention to vie for the Bungoma Senatorial seat that is currently held by CORD co-Principal and Ford Kenya party leader Moses Wetang'ula in the coming election.

Wetang'ula has made public his ambition to battle out with Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka for the CORD presidential ticket in 2017.

"Now that Senator Wetang'ula has declared that his bid to unseat President Uhuru Kenyatta come next year's polls,  the County Senate seat is vacant and I will be vying for it," said Makali.

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The political analyst cum media consultant who unsuccessfully vied for the same seat during a by-election in 2014 made the remarks during a meeting at Mayuba stadium in Sirisia Constituency.

"I tried during a by-election in November 2014 to capture the seat in vain, emerging number three. I am hopeful this time I will clinch the seat since my biggest competitor Senator Wetang'ula will not be in the ballot as he will gun for Presidency, " he explained.

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