Kenyan Governor declares support for Odinga’s presidential bid
Kenyan Governor Kiraitu Murungi has joined Azimio La Umoja movement headed by opposition leader Raila Odinga.
Governor Kiraitu made the announcement during his party’s, Devolution Empowerment Party, National Delegates Conference (NDC) held in Meru County, Eastern Kenya.
Speaking during the event, the Meru County boss said he made the move after holding consultative talks with his party members, political rivals and his county’s constituents.
“We have done the research, talked to opponents and listened to confidential reports. I can confidently tell you that the fifth president of the Republic of Kenya is no other than Raila Odinga. Devolution Empowerment Party will work with Azimio Movement for a better Kenya,” Murungi said.
The NDC was also attended by Raila and some leaders from his ODM party.
Odinga expressed gratitude to the Meru Governor and his party for inviting him to the ceremony, joining hands with him, and endorsing his presidential quest.
Kiraitu had announced that he will defend his seat on Devolution Empowerment Party.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.