ODM NDC endorses Raila Odinga as party’s presidential flag bearer

ODM NDC endorses Raila Odinga as party’s presidential flag bearer

BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,26TH FEB,2022-The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party National Delegate’s Conference (NDC) has  unanimously endorsed Raila Odinga as the Party’s presidential flag bearer in the August poll.

The delegates were meeting at the Kasarani Gymnasium Saturday.

The opposition chief was flanked by ODM party senior leaders including his deputies Governor Ali Hassan Joho and his counterpart Wycliffe Oparanya.

While accepting the responsibility, Odinga said he was ready to face off with his opponents to carry the flag of Azimio la Umoja through to the ballot.

The move was proposed and seconded by Governors Wycliffe Oparanya (Kakamega) and Ali Hassan Joho (Mombasa) respectively who dropped their bid at the NDC to support Odinga.

He was speaking after following the announcement of the nomination by ODM NEB Chair Catherine Muma during the party National Delegates Convention (NDC) held at Kasarani on Saturday.

Raila later headed to Jubilee national delegates convention which was steered by president uhuru Kenyatta.

Fringe parties allied to Azimio La Umoja like PNU, NARC, Muungano parties have already endorsed to back Raila’s bid.

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s ODM party has formally ratified the decision to join Azimio la Umoja Movement.

Azimio is Raila’s 2022 presidential vehicle. ODM’s top decision-making organ – National Governing Convention (NDC) – on Friday overwhelmingly endorsed the decision during a meeting at the Bomas of Kenya.

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