Okoth Obado

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Okoth Obado declared : “I wish I had found him here. But I know soon we will meet face to face in public to tell him off over the impeachment motion against me,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about John Mbadi ) : "Mbadi told MCAs that the decision to impeach me was directed by government and that police will be availed in large numbers at the assembly, which I see as intimidation and dictatorship to subvert the will of Migori residents," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado told ( about Boaz Okoth ) : “The senator met MCAs and fake party delegates to discuss the motion. He told them to toe the line or face the consequences. They are also scheming to oust Speaker Boaz Okoth and take unspecified action against MCAs,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Ochillo Ayacko ) : “If due process is followed, the impeachment motion will be dead on arrival. Ayacko should keep off and respect the autonomy of the county assembly,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “The sheer number of police officers deployed to Migori town on Tuesday is a demonstration of how far this lie had gone. Migori has remained a peaceful town and we intend to have it that way,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Ochillo Ayacko ) : “The senator should not hide behind ODM to try and impeach me. Ayacko, and not the party, is the one behind the impeachment motion,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “The sheer number of police officers deployed to Migori town on Tuesday is a demonstration of how far this lie had gone. Migori has remained a peaceful town and we intend to have it that way,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “I am a member of the ODM party like everyone else, and I wish to be treated as such. I want to get to Canaan like everyone else,” “Graft allegations against me are still pending in court. So why the hurry? Let us follow the law,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "We sat and collectively agreed that we must now normalise our operations. We are not stopping people from going to church or the markets. We have seen our recovery rates and God-given immunity has really assisted us," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado stated : "I really suspect that I also suffered from this disease. Before March, I remember there was a time I had a terrible cold...I was really coughing...I am among people who were very scared about this disease to a point I was even castigating Tanzania's for being careless in their handling of the pandemic. But look at me now... I am well even without taking any form of medication...Today I have even come here without a mask. ," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado claimed : “That is why they placed MCAs in a closed meeting and intimidated them,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about John Mbadi ) : "Mbadi told MCAs that the decision to impeach me was directed by government and that police will be availed in large numbers at the assembly, which I see as intimidation and dictatorship to subvert the will of Migori residents," External link

tuko Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado claimed : “That is why they placed MCAs in a closed meeting and intimidated them,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about William Ruto ) : “Since 2013, there is no day Migori MCAs have been summoned (by the party) for a meeting. It only happens after the Sunday meeting,” “They think if I stay (as Governor) for the next two years then I will go to Sugoi (Deputy President William Ruto official residence). There is a person who is pushing this divisive agenda,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 3, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “I would like you to condemn this so called crocodile, which some people wanted me to be swallowed with. Let us not allow this crocodile to eat us up. I am ready to work with the DP now and in future,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 3, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Next time you (Raila) have meetings please invite me too, you have left me out completely that is why others had a chance of gossiping negatively about me,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 3, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado claimed : "Senator doing the coordination and bragging that once the MCAs do their part, the remainder in the Senate is good as done," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado claimed : "Senator doing the coordination and bragging that once the MCAs do their part, the remainder in the Senate is good as done," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “I have no link to the matter and have no issue that may make me organise for Kagali's poisoning,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 3, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Some people are claiming that our brothers from the Kuria community have brought the disease to us. This kind of blame game is ill-advised and must be avoided because the coronavirus knows no tribe or boundary,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We have dispatched the Migori County emergency response team to Ikerege and Isebania in Kura to trace possible links to the new cases,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 4, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We should avoid crowded places at all cost, Kenyans should know if we don’t follow the measures fully we will face a lockdown,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 20, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “May his legacy provide a solid example for younger generations to emulate?” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 16, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "We all remember how he used to encourage people of this country to go back to their farms and to be self-reliant," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 5, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Wajackoyah showed me correspondence between himself and the two offices, and I was convinced that indeed he had good knowledge of criminal law practice. He further confirmed that the two offices nevertheless cleared him to represent me,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about George Wajackoyah ) : “Wajackoyah showed me correspondence between himself and the two offices and I was convinced that indeed he had good knowledge in criminal law practice. He further confirmed that the two offices nevertheless cleared him to represent me,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “The closure of the mines has an enormous ripple effect on our economy. Most major towns and businesses in our county thrive on the proceeds from the gold industry. Their closure only means a rise in insecurity and crime,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, October 6, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “The closure of the mines has an enormous ripple effect on our economy. Most major towns and businesses in our county thrive on the proceeds from the gold industry. Their closure only means a rise in insecurity and crime,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 6, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Even as we launch this fire engine, I would like to call upon the environment department to create public awareness on the need to have such an equipment amongst our midst and various types of fire," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:32:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "The county government will be forced to pull down structures along the access roads. We don't want to be blamed for not being able to access houses when there is an emergency. I'm urging those with building along these roads to comply," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:32:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We need more teams to be part of the major leagues and to perform well. This stadium will be used to boost young talent and enable the county have the best team in the region,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:13:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We need more teams to be part of the major leagues and to perform well. This stadium will be used to boost young talent and enable the county have the best team in the region,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:13:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Building Bridges ) : "There is no reason for Migori to accept the bill by [Thirdway Alliance leader Ekuro] Aukot. The Building Bridges Initiative team has concluded its findings and soon the report will be out for all Kenyans to debate and make a decision," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "The bill by Ekuro Aukot does not factor in the strengthening of devolution or put in place women leadership role in the country," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "We have also installed an excellent oxygen plant here in our referral hospital at a cost of Sh45 million in the last financial year. Earlier, our Health department used to purchase and transport oxygen from Kisumu at very high costs. We have piped the oxygen into all our wards, making it accessible to all our inpatients just in their hospital beds," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado stated : “Ignore what others tell you about me, I support you 100 per cent. I also support the handshake a hundred per cent,” External link

kenyan-post Monday, September 2, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Ignore what others tell you about me, I support the handshake 100 per cent. I also support the handshake a hundred per cent,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, September 1, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Next time you (Raila) have meetings please invite me too, you have left me out completely that is why others had a chance of gossiping negatively about me,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, September 1, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “If I say here today we have a meeting, even those present will claim they never heard, so I will use the mass media,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, September 1, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “I really want to support you Raila because your programmes through the handshake including the ongoing revival of Kisumu port will uplift our people's living standards,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, August 31, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado added : “We also have hope as Migori people that Sori and Mihuru ports will be revived so that we will have time to travel through the lake,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, August 31, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “With the ongoing harassments, Kenyans living in these areas will be fearful and might opt to skip the census altogether,” External link

vanguardngr Sunday, August 25, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “With the ongoing harassments, Kenyans living in these areas will be fearful and might opt to skip the census altogether,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 25, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “As you can see I am also at home and have received the KNBS officials and we have been counted with everyone in my family. Let us all embrace this exercise,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 25, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “The community’s traditional dances and dancers are brands that are unmatched in western Kenya,” “The circumcision villages provide additional attraction to the tourism potential of our county. The crying stones of Chinato are therefore not the only attraction in that region of Migori” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Come 2022, the people will make a decision. They will not accept anyone imposed on them,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 22, 2019 8:32:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Come 2022, the people will make a decision. They will not accept anyone imposed on them,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 21, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We will tell them how such collaboration will help them because our input will help in improving the necessary facilities. Currently, there is a good relationship between Got Kwer and the county government,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, July 10, 2019 8:23:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “I am not corrupt as some of you have been claiming, I have not stolen anything, in fact, some of you are of worse characters,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 29, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We have partnered with other stakeholders as Migori to reduce teenage pregnancy prevalence rates to around 20%, but we will put a more concerted effort towards ending the vice,” External link

tuko Saturday, June 29, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We have a culture where during and after funerals music called ‘disco matanga’ is always played for days and weeks on end; we want to ban it completely as it is the main avenue of teen pregnancies,” External link

tuko Saturday, June 29, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We have partnered with other stakeholders as Migori to reduce teenage pregnancy prevalence rates to around 20 per cent, but we will put a more concerted effort towards ending the vice,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, June 29, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We have a culture where during and after funerals music called ‘disco matanga’ is always played for days and weeks on end; we want to ban it completely as it is the main avenue of teen pregnancies,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, June 29, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We should never condemn other leaders for giving their personal donation in churches, we should never condemn churches,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, June 13, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado told : “I want to agree with the auditor that we were unable to provide the financial statements showing how that money (Sh1.5 billion) was used but that does not mean that the money was unlawfully spent,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, May 26, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “It should not be seen that the county lost Sh1.5 billion due to the fire incident. There was a back-up of all documents which, had we provided during the audit time, our accounts would have been unqualified,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado added : “It is bad for some people to use social media to steal from the public and it is even worse to use my name and photo- a whole governor in their con game,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, May 12, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We need local culture and tradition incorporated to the Thim Lich Oinga fete,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 4, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “This plant will stop exploitation by middlemen, who have been buying the potatoes at throw-away price, thus impoverishing farmers,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 26, 2019 12:25:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Most of the stories we have heard through generations are inconsistent, hence the need to embark on an extensive archeological study to determine the original occupants of the site,” External link

standardmedia Monday, April 22, 2019 1:52:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “I am ready for tribunal personal and as Migori county government to put the record straight against malicious propaganda,” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, April 10, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “I welcome him to Awendo as he will bring development where our children will go to school, but I won’t be there,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 6, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado explained ( about Raila Odinga ) : “I would have wished to join Raila Odinga and the people of Awendo in the commissioning of the KMTC. "Unfortunately the orders given by the court in the Sharon Otieno murder case bar me from stepping into Awendo town because of its proximity to Homa Bay County,” External link

kenyan-post Friday, April 5, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “This move I think is illintended,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 5, 2019 12:40:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We are delivering services to our people through building public roads, among other activities. My government is not doing roads for individual persons. We have not built any road to any individual person’s home as alleged,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Nyatike is a semi-arid area and crop production has declined. It is our appeal to the national government to also remember our people here as it distributes relief food to other parts of the country,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 25, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Migori government has a masterplan of getting a long-lasting solution to frequent food shortage in Nyatike. But we request the national government to pitch in now before we accomplish the plan,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 25, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We are delivering services to our people through building public roads and undertaking development activities within the devolve units to improve the living standards of people,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 25, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “As a governor, my work involves travelling mostly from Nairobi to Migori town where my official residence and office is situated,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 15, 2019 4:07:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Let them come so that we join hands to develop the people of Migori. If there are any gaps that I have not filled, then I want to challenge them that it is also their responsibility to come and share with me so that we all move together," External link

allafrica Sunday, February 10, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Okoth Obado ) : "I have tried to explain to my brother (Mr Kitayama) the truth about the World Bank project but he has refused to listen. He wants to incite the Kuria people against me so that they can think Obado is such a bad person. He is the only one who knows his aim of besmirching my name. He is here and I do not want to speak behind his back," External link

allafrica Sunday, February 10, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Okoth Obado ) : “I have tried to explain to Kitayama the truth about the World Bank project but he has refused to listen. He wants to incite the Kuria people against me so that they can think Obado is such a bad person. He is here and I do not want to speak behind his back,” External link

tuko Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:59:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Okoth Obado ) : “I have tried to explain to my brother (Mr Kitayama) the truth about the World Bank project but he has refused to listen. He wants to incite the Kuria people against me so that they can think Obado is such a bad person. He is the only one who knows his aim of besmirching my name. He is here and I do not want to speak behind his back,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “When municipalities were being created, there is a big team that went to Nairobi to find out the truth about the municipalities and to know whether Obado had a hand in the denying the Kuria a municipality. "From Kuria, a number of MCAs and the two MPS, Mr Kitayama and his counterpart of Kuria West Mr Mathias Robi travelled to Nairobi to meet with World Bank officials. They found out that I had no hand in denying the Kuria a municipal,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Let them come so that we join hands to develop the people of Migori. If there are any gaps that I have not filled, then I want to challenge them that it is also their responsibility to come and share with me so that we all move together,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, February 3, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “It was about 3.25pm when I heard a huge explosion, and immediately told those I was with that we were under attack. The next thing I heard were gunshots, which intensified,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, January 16, 2019 1:24:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Further, the department must come up with an effective monitoring and evaluation tool that will enhance consistent monitoring, reward systems and guidance and counselling to make sure that only the beneficiaries who performed to our expectations gain," External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 27, 2018 5:48:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Let all leaders think of providing employment for our people instead of concentrating on things like a referendum to change this or that. If I am asked, [I would say that] this referendum thing is a mere waste of time," External link

nation-ke Monday, December 24, 2018 12:48:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Let all leaders think of providing employment for our people instead of concentrating on things like a referendum to change this or that. If I am asked, [I would say that] this referendum thing is a mere waste of time," External link

nation-ke Monday, December 24, 2018 7:29:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Let all leaders think of providing employment for our people instead of concentrating on things like a referendum to change this or that. If I am asked, [I would say that] this referendum thing is a mere waste of time," External link

nation-ke Sunday, December 23, 2018 8:25:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Let all leaders think of providing employment for our people instead of concentrating on things like a referendum to change this or that. If I am asked, [I would say that] this referendum thing is a mere waste of time," External link

tuko Sunday, December 23, 2018 6:55:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Let all leaders think of providing employment for our people instead of concentrating on things like a referendum to change this or that. If I am asked, [I would say that] this referendum thing is a mere waste of time," External link

nation-ke Sunday, December 23, 2018 4:53:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado wrote : "Today I received elders drawn from Luo Council of Elders and Suba Council of Elders led by Ker Nyandiko Ongadi and Mzee Japheth Riogi Riogi respectively”. “This was a humbling gesture and I promise to work hand-in-hand with elders to enhance peace and unity in Migori County”. “Thank you and May God bless you all," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, December 11, 2018 3:13:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado wrote : "Today I received elders drawn from Luo Council of Elders and Suba Council of Elders led by Ker Nyandiko Ongadi and Mzee Japheth Riogi Riogi respectively. This was a humbling gesture and I promise to work hand-in-hand with elders to enhance peace and unity in Migori County. Thank you and may God bless you all," External link

tuko Monday, December 10, 2018 8:51:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Why should they bring more officers and trucks to Migori town after what they did at night? Police are trying to provoke residents for more attacks. This is uncalled for," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:27:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “I assure my opponents that I will not discriminate against anyone. I urge all of you to give me the necessary support so we move ahead,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 22, 2017 4:53:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “In Awendo, a house and vehicles belonging to my supporters were torched the previous night after a dispute over agents’ letters,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 9, 2017 4:08:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "The only way to show we love Raila is to register to vote. If we have the numbers Raila will become the next president," External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 20, 2017 4:08:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “My government has formed four clusters in every ward and every cluster is given one animal. This translates to four animals per ward. In seven subcounties it gives a total of 150 cows in the county,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 31, 2016 12:21:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We also plan to buy 50 Zebu bulls to be distributed to farmers to improve indigenous stock and increase milk production,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 31, 2016 12:21:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “We don’t want leaders who are violent and sponsor a few youths to attack and kill each other. Don’t kill Raila’s voters in the name of campaigning,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 28, 2016 2:22:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We must play the mature politics of tolerance. In any competition there must be a winner and loser. In football, the losing team accepts the results and players embrace each other and exchange uniforms,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 28, 2016 2:22:00 PM EAT



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agriculture chairman0.39%EN11/21/201721/11/2017
governor89.84%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
host0.39%EN01/03/201703/01/2017
gov.0.39%EN10/29/201629/10/2016
cog agriculture committee chairman0.39%EN09/29/201629/09/2016
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governor7.03%SA09/10/201410/09/2014
gouverneur0.39%FR10/24/201324/10/2013
former director0.39%EN09/20/201320/09/2013
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Okoth ObadoEN98.24%
Okoth ObadoFR1.76%


 
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John Mbadi said ( about Okoth Obado ) : “We have resolved unequivocally that Obado will have to leave office, and the impeachment motion will be tabled next week (this week),” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

John Mbadi said ( about Okoth Obado ) : “We have resolved unequivocally that Obado will have to leave office, and this impeachment motion has the blessing of Raila unlike what others have been saying,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

John Mbadi said ( about Okoth Obado ) : "When I say something and the party leader does not disagree with me, then this means it is the position of the entire ODM leadership to have Obado out of office," External link

standardmedia Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Ochillo Ayacko said ( about Okoth Obado ) : “Obado should not pass blame for his many problems on me, the party or individuals he has been attacking verbally. EACC, police and prosecutors are the people who charged him,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Okoth Obado ) : "Governor Okoth Obado is the first casualty in an ODM electoral turf to be barred from entering office. It is of urgent concern to the party to consult with the area leaders on the way forward," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema ( about Okoth Obado ) : "Gavana Okoth Obado ni wa kwanza kutoka ODM ambaye amezuiwa kuingia ofisi yake. Ni suala linalohitaji kushughulikiwa kwa dharura na chama ni lazima kukutana na viongozi wa eneo hilo kuona ni vipi hali itakavyokuwa kuendelea mbele," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Okoth Obado ) : "Governor Okoth Obado is the first casualty in an ODM electoral turf to be barred from entering office. It is of urgent concern to the party to consult with the area leaders on the way forward," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told ( about Okoth Obado ) : “Governor Obado is the first casualty in an ODM electoral turf to be barred from entering office. It is of urgent concern to the party to consult with the area leaders on the way forward,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Okoth Obado ) : "I have tried to explain to my brother (Mr Kitayama) the truth about the World Bank project but he has refused to listen. He wants to incite the Kuria people against me so that they can think Obado is such a bad person. He is the only one who knows his aim of besmirching my name. He is here and I do not want to speak behind his back," External link

allafrica Sunday, February 10, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Okoth Obado ) : “I have tried to explain to Kitayama the truth about the World Bank project but he has refused to listen. He wants to incite the Kuria people against me so that they can think Obado is such a bad person. He is here and I do not want to speak behind his back,” External link

tuko Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:59:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Okoth Obado ) : “I have tried to explain to my brother (Mr Kitayama) the truth about the World Bank project but he has refused to listen. He wants to incite the Kuria people against me so that they can think Obado is such a bad person. He is the only one who knows his aim of besmirching my name. He is here and I do not want to speak behind his back,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Dalmas Otieno told ( about Okoth Obado ) : “I have been in politics for close to 30 years. If I tell another young man to stand aside for Obado until after 2022, will I make a mistake?” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 21, 2017 6:26:00 AM EAT

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Okoth Obado declared : “I wish I had found him here. But I know soon we will meet face to face in public to tell him off over the impeachment motion against me,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about John Mbadi ) : "Mbadi told MCAs that the decision to impeach me was directed by government and that police will be availed in large numbers at the assembly, which I see as intimidation and dictatorship to subvert the will of Migori residents," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado told ( about Boaz Okoth ) : “The senator met MCAs and fake party delegates to discuss the motion. He told them to toe the line or face the consequences. They are also scheming to oust Speaker Boaz Okoth and take unspecified action against MCAs,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Ochillo Ayacko ) : “If due process is followed, the impeachment motion will be dead on arrival. Ayacko should keep off and respect the autonomy of the county assembly,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “The sheer number of police officers deployed to Migori town on Tuesday is a demonstration of how far this lie had gone. Migori has remained a peaceful town and we intend to have it that way,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Ochillo Ayacko ) : “The senator should not hide behind ODM to try and impeach me. Ayacko, and not the party, is the one behind the impeachment motion,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “The sheer number of police officers deployed to Migori town on Tuesday is a demonstration of how far this lie had gone. Migori has remained a peaceful town and we intend to have it that way,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “I am a member of the ODM party like everyone else, and I wish to be treated as such. I want to get to Canaan like everyone else,” “Graft allegations against me are still pending in court. So why the hurry? Let us follow the law,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "We sat and collectively agreed that we must now normalise our operations. We are not stopping people from going to church or the markets. We have seen our recovery rates and God-given immunity has really assisted us," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado stated : "I really suspect that I also suffered from this disease. Before March, I remember there was a time I had a terrible cold...I was really coughing...I am among people who were very scared about this disease to a point I was even castigating Tanzania's for being careless in their handling of the pandemic. But look at me now... I am well even without taking any form of medication...Today I have even come here without a mask. ," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado claimed : “That is why they placed MCAs in a closed meeting and intimidated them,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about John Mbadi ) : "Mbadi told MCAs that the decision to impeach me was directed by government and that police will be availed in large numbers at the assembly, which I see as intimidation and dictatorship to subvert the will of Migori residents," External link

tuko Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado claimed : “That is why they placed MCAs in a closed meeting and intimidated them,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, September 3, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about William Ruto ) : “Since 2013, there is no day Migori MCAs have been summoned (by the party) for a meeting. It only happens after the Sunday meeting,” “They think if I stay (as Governor) for the next two years then I will go to Sugoi (Deputy President William Ruto official residence). There is a person who is pushing this divisive agenda,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 3, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “I would like you to condemn this so called crocodile, which some people wanted me to be swallowed with. Let us not allow this crocodile to eat us up. I am ready to work with the DP now and in future,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 3, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Next time you (Raila) have meetings please invite me too, you have left me out completely that is why others had a chance of gossiping negatively about me,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 3, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado claimed : "Senator doing the coordination and bragging that once the MCAs do their part, the remainder in the Senate is good as done," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado claimed : "Senator doing the coordination and bragging that once the MCAs do their part, the remainder in the Senate is good as done," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “I have no link to the matter and have no issue that may make me organise for Kagali's poisoning,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 3, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Some people are claiming that our brothers from the Kuria community have brought the disease to us. This kind of blame game is ill-advised and must be avoided because the coronavirus knows no tribe or boundary,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We have dispatched the Migori County emergency response team to Ikerege and Isebania in Kura to trace possible links to the new cases,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 4, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We should avoid crowded places at all cost, Kenyans should know if we don’t follow the measures fully we will face a lockdown,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 20, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “May his legacy provide a solid example for younger generations to emulate?” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 16, 2020 12:37:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "We all remember how he used to encourage people of this country to go back to their farms and to be self-reliant," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 5, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Wajackoyah showed me correspondence between himself and the two offices, and I was convinced that indeed he had good knowledge of criminal law practice. He further confirmed that the two offices nevertheless cleared him to represent me,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:13:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about George Wajackoyah ) : “Wajackoyah showed me correspondence between himself and the two offices and I was convinced that indeed he had good knowledge in criminal law practice. He further confirmed that the two offices nevertheless cleared him to represent me,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:27:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “The closure of the mines has an enormous ripple effect on our economy. Most major towns and businesses in our county thrive on the proceeds from the gold industry. Their closure only means a rise in insecurity and crime,” External link

theCitizen Sunday, October 6, 2019 12:41:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “The closure of the mines has an enormous ripple effect on our economy. Most major towns and businesses in our county thrive on the proceeds from the gold industry. Their closure only means a rise in insecurity and crime,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 6, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Even as we launch this fire engine, I would like to call upon the environment department to create public awareness on the need to have such an equipment amongst our midst and various types of fire," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:32:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "The county government will be forced to pull down structures along the access roads. We don't want to be blamed for not being able to access houses when there is an emergency. I'm urging those with building along these roads to comply," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:32:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We need more teams to be part of the major leagues and to perform well. This stadium will be used to boost young talent and enable the county have the best team in the region,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:13:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We need more teams to be part of the major leagues and to perform well. This stadium will be used to boost young talent and enable the county have the best team in the region,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:13:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Building Bridges ) : "There is no reason for Migori to accept the bill by [Thirdway Alliance leader Ekuro] Aukot. The Building Bridges Initiative team has concluded its findings and soon the report will be out for all Kenyans to debate and make a decision," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "The bill by Ekuro Aukot does not factor in the strengthening of devolution or put in place women leadership role in the country," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "We have also installed an excellent oxygen plant here in our referral hospital at a cost of Sh45 million in the last financial year. Earlier, our Health department used to purchase and transport oxygen from Kisumu at very high costs. We have piped the oxygen into all our wards, making it accessible to all our inpatients just in their hospital beds," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado stated : “Ignore what others tell you about me, I support you 100 per cent. I also support the handshake a hundred per cent,” External link

kenyan-post Monday, September 2, 2019 2:16:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Ignore what others tell you about me, I support the handshake 100 per cent. I also support the handshake a hundred per cent,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, September 1, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Next time you (Raila) have meetings please invite me too, you have left me out completely that is why others had a chance of gossiping negatively about me,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, September 1, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “If I say here today we have a meeting, even those present will claim they never heard, so I will use the mass media,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, September 1, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “I really want to support you Raila because your programmes through the handshake including the ongoing revival of Kisumu port will uplift our people's living standards,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, August 31, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado added : “We also have hope as Migori people that Sori and Mihuru ports will be revived so that we will have time to travel through the lake,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, August 31, 2019 4:03:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “With the ongoing harassments, Kenyans living in these areas will be fearful and might opt to skip the census altogether,” External link

vanguardngr Sunday, August 25, 2019 12:42:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “With the ongoing harassments, Kenyans living in these areas will be fearful and might opt to skip the census altogether,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 25, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “As you can see I am also at home and have received the KNBS officials and we have been counted with everyone in my family. Let us all embrace this exercise,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 25, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “The community’s traditional dances and dancers are brands that are unmatched in western Kenya,” “The circumcision villages provide additional attraction to the tourism potential of our county. The crying stones of Chinato are therefore not the only attraction in that region of Migori” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Come 2022, the people will make a decision. They will not accept anyone imposed on them,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 22, 2019 8:32:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Come 2022, the people will make a decision. They will not accept anyone imposed on them,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 21, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We will tell them how such collaboration will help them because our input will help in improving the necessary facilities. Currently, there is a good relationship between Got Kwer and the county government,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, July 10, 2019 8:23:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “I am not corrupt as some of you have been claiming, I have not stolen anything, in fact, some of you are of worse characters,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 29, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We have partnered with other stakeholders as Migori to reduce teenage pregnancy prevalence rates to around 20%, but we will put a more concerted effort towards ending the vice,” External link

tuko Saturday, June 29, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We have a culture where during and after funerals music called ‘disco matanga’ is always played for days and weeks on end; we want to ban it completely as it is the main avenue of teen pregnancies,” External link

tuko Saturday, June 29, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We have partnered with other stakeholders as Migori to reduce teenage pregnancy prevalence rates to around 20 per cent, but we will put a more concerted effort towards ending the vice,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, June 29, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We have a culture where during and after funerals music called ‘disco matanga’ is always played for days and weeks on end; we want to ban it completely as it is the main avenue of teen pregnancies,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, June 29, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We should never condemn other leaders for giving their personal donation in churches, we should never condemn churches,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, June 13, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado told : “I want to agree with the auditor that we were unable to provide the financial statements showing how that money (Sh1.5 billion) was used but that does not mean that the money was unlawfully spent,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, May 26, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “It should not be seen that the county lost Sh1.5 billion due to the fire incident. There was a back-up of all documents which, had we provided during the audit time, our accounts would have been unqualified,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado added : “It is bad for some people to use social media to steal from the public and it is even worse to use my name and photo- a whole governor in their con game,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, May 12, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We need local culture and tradition incorporated to the Thim Lich Oinga fete,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 4, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “This plant will stop exploitation by middlemen, who have been buying the potatoes at throw-away price, thus impoverishing farmers,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 26, 2019 12:25:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Most of the stories we have heard through generations are inconsistent, hence the need to embark on an extensive archeological study to determine the original occupants of the site,” External link

standardmedia Monday, April 22, 2019 1:52:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “I am ready for tribunal personal and as Migori county government to put the record straight against malicious propaganda,” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, April 10, 2019 7:29:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “I welcome him to Awendo as he will bring development where our children will go to school, but I won’t be there,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 6, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado explained ( about Raila Odinga ) : “I would have wished to join Raila Odinga and the people of Awendo in the commissioning of the KMTC. "Unfortunately the orders given by the court in the Sharon Otieno murder case bar me from stepping into Awendo town because of its proximity to Homa Bay County,” External link

kenyan-post Friday, April 5, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “This move I think is illintended,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 5, 2019 12:40:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We are delivering services to our people through building public roads, among other activities. My government is not doing roads for individual persons. We have not built any road to any individual person’s home as alleged,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Nyatike is a semi-arid area and crop production has declined. It is our appeal to the national government to also remember our people here as it distributes relief food to other parts of the country,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 25, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Migori government has a masterplan of getting a long-lasting solution to frequent food shortage in Nyatike. But we request the national government to pitch in now before we accomplish the plan,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 25, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We are delivering services to our people through building public roads and undertaking development activities within the devolve units to improve the living standards of people,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 25, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “As a governor, my work involves travelling mostly from Nairobi to Migori town where my official residence and office is situated,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 15, 2019 4:07:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Let them come so that we join hands to develop the people of Migori. If there are any gaps that I have not filled, then I want to challenge them that it is also their responsibility to come and share with me so that we all move together," External link

allafrica Sunday, February 10, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Okoth Obado ) : "I have tried to explain to my brother (Mr Kitayama) the truth about the World Bank project but he has refused to listen. He wants to incite the Kuria people against me so that they can think Obado is such a bad person. He is the only one who knows his aim of besmirching my name. He is here and I do not want to speak behind his back," External link

allafrica Sunday, February 10, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Okoth Obado ) : “I have tried to explain to Kitayama the truth about the World Bank project but he has refused to listen. He wants to incite the Kuria people against me so that they can think Obado is such a bad person. He is here and I do not want to speak behind his back,” External link

tuko Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:59:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Okoth Obado ) : “I have tried to explain to my brother (Mr Kitayama) the truth about the World Bank project but he has refused to listen. He wants to incite the Kuria people against me so that they can think Obado is such a bad person. He is the only one who knows his aim of besmirching my name. He is here and I do not want to speak behind his back,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “When municipalities were being created, there is a big team that went to Nairobi to find out the truth about the municipalities and to know whether Obado had a hand in the denying the Kuria a municipality. "From Kuria, a number of MCAs and the two MPS, Mr Kitayama and his counterpart of Kuria West Mr Mathias Robi travelled to Nairobi to meet with World Bank officials. They found out that I had no hand in denying the Kuria a municipal,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “Let them come so that we join hands to develop the people of Migori. If there are any gaps that I have not filled, then I want to challenge them that it is also their responsibility to come and share with me so that we all move together,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, February 3, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “It was about 3.25pm when I heard a huge explosion, and immediately told those I was with that we were under attack. The next thing I heard were gunshots, which intensified,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, January 16, 2019 1:24:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Further, the department must come up with an effective monitoring and evaluation tool that will enhance consistent monitoring, reward systems and guidance and counselling to make sure that only the beneficiaries who performed to our expectations gain," External link

nation-ke Thursday, December 27, 2018 5:48:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Let all leaders think of providing employment for our people instead of concentrating on things like a referendum to change this or that. If I am asked, [I would say that] this referendum thing is a mere waste of time," External link

nation-ke Monday, December 24, 2018 12:48:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Let all leaders think of providing employment for our people instead of concentrating on things like a referendum to change this or that. If I am asked, [I would say that] this referendum thing is a mere waste of time," External link

nation-ke Monday, December 24, 2018 7:29:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Let all leaders think of providing employment for our people instead of concentrating on things like a referendum to change this or that. If I am asked, [I would say that] this referendum thing is a mere waste of time," External link

nation-ke Sunday, December 23, 2018 8:25:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Let all leaders think of providing employment for our people instead of concentrating on things like a referendum to change this or that. If I am asked, [I would say that] this referendum thing is a mere waste of time," External link

tuko Sunday, December 23, 2018 6:55:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Let all leaders think of providing employment for our people instead of concentrating on things like a referendum to change this or that. If I am asked, [I would say that] this referendum thing is a mere waste of time," External link

nation-ke Sunday, December 23, 2018 4:53:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado wrote : "Today I received elders drawn from Luo Council of Elders and Suba Council of Elders led by Ker Nyandiko Ongadi and Mzee Japheth Riogi Riogi respectively”. “This was a humbling gesture and I promise to work hand-in-hand with elders to enhance peace and unity in Migori County”. “Thank you and May God bless you all," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, December 11, 2018 3:13:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado wrote : "Today I received elders drawn from Luo Council of Elders and Suba Council of Elders led by Ker Nyandiko Ongadi and Mzee Japheth Riogi Riogi respectively. This was a humbling gesture and I promise to work hand-in-hand with elders to enhance peace and unity in Migori County. Thank you and may God bless you all," External link

tuko Monday, December 10, 2018 8:51:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : "Why should they bring more officers and trucks to Migori town after what they did at night? Police are trying to provoke residents for more attacks. This is uncalled for," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 28, 2017 8:27:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “I assure my opponents that I will not discriminate against anyone. I urge all of you to give me the necessary support so we move ahead,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 22, 2017 4:53:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “In Awendo, a house and vehicles belonging to my supporters were torched the previous night after a dispute over agents’ letters,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 9, 2017 4:08:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "The only way to show we love Raila is to register to vote. If we have the numbers Raila will become the next president," External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 20, 2017 4:08:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “My government has formed four clusters in every ward and every cluster is given one animal. This translates to four animals per ward. In seven subcounties it gives a total of 150 cows in the county,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 31, 2016 12:21:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We also plan to buy 50 Zebu bulls to be distributed to farmers to improve indigenous stock and increase milk production,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 31, 2016 12:21:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “We don’t want leaders who are violent and sponsor a few youths to attack and kill each other. Don’t kill Raila’s voters in the name of campaigning,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 28, 2016 2:22:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said : “We must play the mature politics of tolerance. In any competition there must be a winner and loser. In football, the losing team accepts the results and players embrace each other and exchange uniforms,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 28, 2016 2:22:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairman0.39%EN11/21/201721/11/2017
agriculture chairman0.39%EN11/21/201721/11/2017
governor89.84%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
host0.39%EN01/03/201703/01/2017
gov.0.39%EN10/29/201629/10/2016
cog agriculture committee chairman0.39%EN09/29/201629/09/2016
gov0.39%EN06/27/201627/06/2016
governor7.03%SA09/10/201410/09/2014
gouverneur0.39%FR10/24/201324/10/2013
former director0.39%EN09/20/201320/09/2013
Names Lang Count
Okoth ObadoEN98.24%
Okoth ObadoFR1.76%


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John Mbadi said ( about Okoth Obado ) : “We have resolved unequivocally that Obado will have to leave office, and the impeachment motion will be tabled next week (this week),” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

John Mbadi said ( about Okoth Obado ) : “We have resolved unequivocally that Obado will have to leave office, and this impeachment motion has the blessing of Raila unlike what others have been saying,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 12, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

John Mbadi said ( about Okoth Obado ) : "When I say something and the party leader does not disagree with me, then this means it is the position of the entire ODM leadership to have Obado out of office," External link

standardmedia Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Ochillo Ayacko said ( about Okoth Obado ) : “Obado should not pass blame for his many problems on me, the party or individuals he has been attacking verbally. EACC, police and prosecutors are the people who charged him,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:19:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Okoth Obado ) : "Governor Okoth Obado is the first casualty in an ODM electoral turf to be barred from entering office. It is of urgent concern to the party to consult with the area leaders on the way forward," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema ( about Okoth Obado ) : "Gavana Okoth Obado ni wa kwanza kutoka ODM ambaye amezuiwa kuingia ofisi yake. Ni suala linalohitaji kushughulikiwa kwa dharura na chama ni lazima kukutana na viongozi wa eneo hilo kuona ni vipi hali itakavyokuwa kuendelea mbele," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Okoth Obado ) : "Governor Okoth Obado is the first casualty in an ODM electoral turf to be barred from entering office. It is of urgent concern to the party to consult with the area leaders on the way forward," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told ( about Okoth Obado ) : “Governor Obado is the first casualty in an ODM electoral turf to be barred from entering office. It is of urgent concern to the party to consult with the area leaders on the way forward,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Okoth Obado ) : "I have tried to explain to my brother (Mr Kitayama) the truth about the World Bank project but he has refused to listen. He wants to incite the Kuria people against me so that they can think Obado is such a bad person. He is the only one who knows his aim of besmirching my name. He is here and I do not want to speak behind his back," External link

allafrica Sunday, February 10, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Okoth Obado ) : “I have tried to explain to Kitayama the truth about the World Bank project but he has refused to listen. He wants to incite the Kuria people against me so that they can think Obado is such a bad person. He is here and I do not want to speak behind his back,” External link

tuko Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:59:00 PM EAT

Okoth Obado said ( about Okoth Obado ) : “I have tried to explain to my brother (Mr Kitayama) the truth about the World Bank project but he has refused to listen. He wants to incite the Kuria people against me so that they can think Obado is such a bad person. He is the only one who knows his aim of besmirching my name. He is here and I do not want to speak behind his back,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, February 6, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Dalmas Otieno told ( about Okoth Obado ) : “I have been in politics for close to 30 years. If I tell another young man to stand aside for Obado until after 2022, will I make a mistake?” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 21, 2017 6:26:00 AM EAT