Friday April 26, 2019-Deputy President William Ruto has congratulated Jubilee Party candidate, Ahmed Kolosh for winning the Thursday‘s parliamentary by –election in Wajir West constituency.
In the by- election, Kolosh emerged victorious after garnering 11,053 votes against KANU's Sheikh Ibrahim who secured 6,532 votes.
In a tweet on Friday, Ruto congratulated Kolosh for winning adding that the win signified the confidence that Wajir residents have in Jubilee Party and Kolosh.
“Congratulations to Jubilee’s Mohamed Ahmed Kolosh for recapturing the Wajir West Constituency seat. The victory is testament to the confidence your constituents have on your ability and our party. Godspeed as you embark on service delivery and quality representation,” Ruto wrote.
Ruto’s sentiments were also echoed by Leader of Majority in Parliament, Aden Duale, who congratulated Kolosh for the win.
"Wajir West voters have confirmed their confidence in the Jubilee Party and its leadership led by President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto. Wajir West constituency has been the hotbed of opposition politics and it confirms that Jubilee Party has secured a foothold since we did not field a candidate in the 2017 general election," Duale wrote on his Facebook account.
The Kenyan DAILY POST