Matopeni MCA Abdi Hassan Guyo is the new  Isiolo governor

Matopeni MCA Abdi Hassan Guyo is the new Isiolo governor

BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI, 12TH AUG 2022-Former Nairobi city county assembly leader of majority, Abdi Ibrahim Hassan Guyo, has made history as the first Member of County Assembly (MCA) to rise to the position of governor after he was declared the winner of the gubernatorial race in Isiolo County.

Guyo who vied on a Jubilee ticket, beat former governor, Godana Doyo and former EACC CEO, Halakhe Waqo Dida, in the just concluded general election.

Guyo garnered 28,946 votes against Godana Doyo’s 26,270 votes and Halakhe Waqo’s 2,249 votes.

Addressing supporters in Isiolo town last evening after he was declared the winner, Hassan Guyo thanked the voters in Isiolo for giving him the chance to serve them as their third governor, pledging to serve all residents diligently regardless of whether they voted for him or not.

Guyo served as a Councillor for Matopeni Spring Valley ward in Nairobi for one term before the onset of devolution, where he was elected as a Member of County Assembly (MCA) in the same ward for two terms, rising to the position of leader of majority during his second term.

Guyo who also hails from his Sakuye community to shift his focus from Nairobi to his birthplace of Isiolo to succeed him.

He now becomes the first MCA to rise to the position of governor in Kenya.

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