Rev Kasili Vows To Dethrone Wetang’ula From Power In Bungoma Senatorial Race


Respected Bungoma cleric and leading Chamber of Commerce Regional Chairman Rev.Herman Kasili has thrown himself into the Political ring.

Kasili who is vying on United Democratic Party owned by Cyrus Jirongo will tussle it out with the Incumbent Senator Moses Wetang’ula in the August elections. 

He will also face Bungoma Deputy Governor Prof.Charles Ngome of DAP-K, ODM’s Lawrence Sifuna

Kasili, who has previously rejected calls from supporters to vie in the 2013 and 2017 elections, finally bowed to supporters pressure who advised him to vie as Senator inorder to serve Bungoma County in the Senate. 

“I will defeat Senator Wetang’ula and usher in fresh leadership that will better the lives of our people. I will be launching my manifesto soon so my competitors should be ready for a tough battle,” said Kasili 

He is a staunch believer of good governance, rule of law and a strong democratic value proponent. 

Rev. Kasili has promised Bungoma residents to fight for greater Devolution resources that will expand access to better healthcare, education, infrastructure, Agribusiness and improve Business for Women and Youth. 

He is expected to mount a formidable challenge against seasoned Ford Kenya party leader.

Prominent Kenyans and Politicians have welcomed his move and vowed to support Kasili clinch the Senatorial Position. 

‘I personally congratulate Rev. Kasili for offering himself to Dethrone Wetang’ula. I am confident my son Herman will become a very good Senator and serve Bungoma with Distinction. We shall support him in his journey to Senate’ – COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli.

Who is Rev. Herman Kasili?
He is a HSC(Shujaa). A business person with entrepreneural knowledge and a well established business leader at the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KNCCI). 

As a national director, Human Resource and administration, he recruited the best brains that turned around the Chamber’s image. 

Herman also established the Lake Region Economic Block where he was in a trade mission to Washington DC. 

He also has headed several trade missions including China,India, Malaysia, Singapore, Spain and Israel to mention a few. 

He is the pioneer chairman of Bungoma County where he initiated several projects that boosted trade and Industry, coming up with several policies to promote and protect the business community interest. 

He has been identified as one of the key leaders in the society promoting peace and reconciliation which led to him being awarded a States commendation as one of the heroes(shujaa) of the Republic of Kenya by the Honourable President Uhuru Kenyatta. 

Mr.Kasili has chaired the County budget and economic forum to date. He is also a member of the Auctioneers and Licencing Board appointed by the then Chief Justice of Kenya, Justice David Maraga. 

He is a senior pastor at Gospel Lighthouse Church Webuye.Kasili is a respected opinion leader in Kenya.


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