Laikipia Turkanas crown 2 for posts
The Turkana Council of Elders in Laikipia county has endorsed James Lowasa to run for Laikipia North MP and Jacob Edung’s reelection as Sosian MCA.
The two were crowned during a ceremony in Aiyam village, Rumuruti, where they were as also installed as elders, leaders and spokesmen. Lowasa (pictured) will battle it out with incumbent Mathew Lempurkel of ODM and nominated MP Sarah Lekorere of URP.
Edung will defend the seat for the third time. Both leaders will run on the Jubilee Party ticket. Lowasa said his agenda is to stop the vetting Turkanas are subjected to on suspicion some of them are involved with terror groups. He said the rigorous vetting is ill-motivated, as Turkanas do not live on the KenyaSomalia border.