, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 17 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has announced that the Migori County Senate seat by-election will be held on October 8 this year.
The position fell vacant after the death of Senator Ben Olouch, following a long battle with cancer.
The late senator was a member of the Raila Odinga led Orange Democratic Movement, which has a massive following in the region.
Migori County being an opposition stronghold, ODM is likely to retain the seat.[cresta-social-share]