DECLARED INTEREST TO RUN FOR SENATOR
Peris Simam served as Eldoret South MP. She lost the Kesses seat to incumbent James Bett. Simam has indicated she will run for the Uasin Gishu Senate seat next year. The former legislator and her husband Enock Kimeli, together with the regional manager for the Kenya Rural Roads Authority in Eldoret town Laban Mikoya, faced nine separate charges on illegal acquisition of public money. They also faced charges of abuse of office and failure to adhere to tendering procedures in relation to repair and maintenance of roads in Eldoret South.