NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 25 – Orange Democratic Movement Party Leader Raila Odinga has formally been given the nod to vie for the Presidency and join the Azimio la Umoja Movement.
The top decision-making organ, the National Governing Council adopted a resolution to have Odinga be the party’s presidential flag bearer.
The Council has also adopted a resolution to formally allow ODM to join the Azimio La Umoja Coalition Party with the former Prime Minister as its presidential flagbearer.
During the council meeting, Governors Hassan Joho and Wycliffe Oparanya who had applied to be the party’s presidential flag-bearers formally withdrew their candidatures in the race in support of Odinga.
The party’s National Delegates Conference will tomorrow meet at the Kasarani stadium and formalise Raila’s candidature.
More to follow….