Benard Yaola celebrating his victory at his home after the (KUSPAW) elections.

Benard Yaola Wanyonyi clinched the Branch Secretary’s seat in a hotly contested election held by The Kenya Union of Sugar Plantation and Allied Workers (KUSPAW), Nzoia Branch at the Training Centre on 16th January 2021.

Mr. Yaola garnered 307 votes against his opponent Mr. Mc Donald Wamocho who garnered 107 votes.

The polls were conducted by Mr. David Kirui from labour office Bungoma County and Mr. Lincon Avesa from the KUSPAW National office who were the official returning officers.

Below was the turn out of the elections

Benard  Yaola Wanyonyi    Branch Secretary

Wycliffe Wanyonyi              Asst Branch Secretary

Benjamin Agunda              Chairman

Stanley Matakili                Vice Chairman

Rose Petty Wanyonyi          Treasurer

Emily Barasa                     Vice Treasurer

Anthony Wafula                 Committee Member

Ben Kisiang’ani                  Committee Member

Samuel Masilikani             Committee Member

Erick Wekesa                     Committee Member

Jackline Simiyu                 Committee Member

Rose Misiko                       Committee Member

Maurice Wekesa                 Chief Shop Steward

The Nzoia Sugar team also experienced outstanding results during the National elections held on 30th January 2021 at Tom Mboya labour college in Kisumu.

Mr. Benard Yaola Wanyonyi clinched the National Chairman position, Madam Jackline Nafula Simyu was elected as the Chair  of the National Women Committee, while Benjamin Agunda, Rose Petty  Wanyonyi, Mcdonald Wamocha who is the outgoing Branch Secretary were appointed as the board members.

Speaking at his home after the elections, Mr. Yaola thanked the Management for providing a conducive and peaceful environment that made the event a success and his supporters for demonstrating their confidence in him.

Yaola assured the electorate that his team is determined to restore Nzoia to its former glory and equally promised members that during his tenure, confidence in the union will be restored.

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