Joshua sang to vie for elective seat come 2017

Joshua sang to vie for elective seat come 2017

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Radio Journalist Joshua sang during the Hague trials. He has declared his bid to vie for a gubernatorial seat come 2017. PHOTO/FILE

Nairobi, KENYA: Radio Journalist Joshua Arap Sang says he is ready to contest for the Trans Nzoia County Governor’s seat come 2017.

Sang who was let off the hook by ICC judges on Tuesday, says he is under pressure to contest an elective seat and he is ready to face current sitting governor Patrick Khaemba.

In a press briefing in Nairobi on Thursday Sang pointed out the tribulations he underwent through while at ICC which now is over, thus considering a political outfit in his life.

“I am considering running for a political office, there are several requests and the loudest request is for Governor and Senator,” Sang said .

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“I was requested to vie for Cherengany MP in 2007, I was again told to vie for the same seat in 2013 but now I am declaring to run for a public office officially,” He added

He says he will contest the seat in a Jubilee coalition ticket, adding that he had spent a lot of time with the jubilee leaders fighting the his case at the ICC .

Trans Nzoia governor Patrick Khaemba was elected on a Ford Kenya ticket in the last general election.