Omar Boga lands new government job after losing Msambweni by-election

Boga's appointment was made by Water CS Cicily Kariuki

President Uhuru Kenyatta meets ODM candidate for Msambweni by-election Omar Boga

Omar Boga, the ODM candidate who lost Msambweni by-election has been appointed by Water CS Cicily Kariuki be the Chairperson of Coast Water Works Development Agency for 3 years.

“IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 66 (1) of the Water Act, the Cabinet Secretary for Water and Sanitation appoints—

OMAR BOGA to be Chairperson of the Coast Water Works Development Agency, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 26th February, 2021,” reads the notice.

The Appointment

Boga’s appointment comes barely two months after he lost Msambweni by-election to Feisal Bader. In the by-election Boga got 10,444 votes while Bader who was an Independent Candidate garnered 15,321 votes.

Conceding defeat Boga said; “Nimechukua nafasi hii kucongratulate Mheshimiwa Feisal kwa kushinda uchaguzi wa Msambweni na namtakia kila la heri kwa kazi hii yeye ndio mbunge wetu kwa sasa,”.

He went on to say that he will work with the new MP in building Msambweni, noting that the constituency has many challenges that need everyone.

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