The Kasarani ODM delegates meeting Friday to endorse Raila Odinga

BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,4TH MAY 2017-Over 4000 Orange Democratic Movement (ODM)  delegates meet Friday at the Kasarani stadium un Nairobi   to make major   ratification to the document of governance of the party they last ratified in the last such meeting in the year 2015 .According to the party’s executive director Oduor Ong’wen, the agents will formally endorse ODM leader Raila Odinga as their presidential candidate in accordance with the ODM constitution.

The gathering will consist of 3,000 delegates and 1,000 observers, said Ongwen shortly after touring the facility yesterday in readiness for the event. “The party is expected to hold its NDC every five years and our party leader will be ratified as the ODM presidential candidate after his endorsement by the National Governing Council at Bomas of Kenya last year.”

Raila’s approval comes just a week after he was declared the National Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential flag bearer to face President Uhuru Kenyatta in the August 8 polls.

Ongwen said the Nasa partners will attend the convention as observers in a gathering which is expected to be attended by international guests as well as civil societies among other invited guests.

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