Mlolwa breaks ‘jinx’ of one-term MP in Voi constituency

Voi’s Jones Mlolwa (pictured) has broken the “jinx” of one-term MP that has continued for more than three decades.

On Saturday, Mlolwa thanked Voi residents for making history by reelecting him.

Mlolwa, who vied on the ODM ticket, beating his closest rival Dishon Mngoda of Jubilee Party with 18,404.

Mngoda garnered 14,609 votes.

“I want to thank my Voi people because they have given me another opportunity to serve them. I’m the first MP to be elected for a second term after three decades. I will unite with other leaders to ensure you get development,” Mlolwa said in the Moi Stadium.

He praised religious leaders for holding a prayer meeting after the election.

Eliud Mwamunga is the MP who served Voi for the longest term between 1969 and 1983.

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