Embattled Busia governor Sospeter Ojamong/FILE
BY UPESINEWS CORRESPONDENT,BUSIA,15TH APRIL 2017-The besieged Busia Governor, Sospeter Ojaamong, still maintains that he can still beat his rival Funyula Member of parliament Paul Otuoma if there will be a repeat of the ODM party primaries today. Friday, April 14 ODM primaries in Busia County that were nullified over reports of massive electoral irregularities.
Ojaamong insists the over 92,000 votes he got, majority from his backyard of Teso South and Teso North constituencies to beat Paul Otuoma, who got 63,000, were legitimate.
The governor was controversially declared winner in the ODM primaries after garnering 44,369 from Teso South and 33,349 from Teso North, but Otuoma accused him of rigging resulting in nullification of the results by ODM National Elections Board.