Deputy President William Ruto- affiliated party has withdrawn out of the Eldas Ward by-election in Wajir County in favour of supporting a family member of the late MCA.
The United Democratic Alliamce(UDA) announced the move in a statement on Wednesday after consultation with the community of Eldas ward,Eldas Constituency, and Wajir County.
“The United Democratic Alliance(UDA) wishes to announce that we shall not be fielding a candidate to for the vaccant position of the Member of County Assembly,Eldas ward,Wajir County,”part of the party’s statement read.
“The Eldas Ward community has expressed interest in supporting a family member of the departed Member of County Assembly Hon.Ibrahim Abba.”the statement added.
The late MCA died on Sunday,July 4 at the Wajir international Airpot while awaiting an emergency plane to move him to Nairobi for treatment.