Deputy Speaker of the national assembly who doubles up as Kuresoi North legislator Moses Cheboi has lost his seat to Sirikwa ward MCA, Alfred Mutai.
Mutai who was vying for the seat on a UDA ticket managed to garner 25,365 votes against Cheboi who got 20,395.
The legislator has risen from grass to grace whereby he got involved in the charcoal burning business at a tender age just to raise his siblings after the death of their parents.
The fourth born in a family of nine siblings was forced to venture into this business that at one time, landed him in conflict with the law. Charged at the Molo law courts, he was sentenced to a six-month probation term after pleading guilty to the charges.
Other than this, together with his elder siblings, the legislator said that they did odd jobs just to raise school fees and other basic needs for the family.
He was thankful to God and the locals for granting him this opportunity saying that he would try his best to improve the livelihoods of the people who entrusted him in representing them at the national assembly.
In Kuresoi South, Joseph Tonui trounced two other contestants in a similar position after garnering 45,787 votes.
Matthew Langat who was vying under the KANU party came in second with 2,340 votes and the third was Jubilee’s Peter Cheruiyot having 1,690 votes.
Langat was hopeful that irrespective of the challenges experienced, he was up to the task and was going to give priority to issues of concern to the locals such as education, health among others.