The ODM Parliamentary Group meeting at the party headquarters in Nairobi yesterday set the pace for a vigorous campaign for the party and it's Presidential flag bearer.
The meeting at Orange House attended by 30 Members of Parliament under the chairmanship of Industrialization Minister Mr. Henry Kosgey created campaign clusters that will be headed by appointed personalities to spearhead the campaigns for the party and it's presidential candidate. The clusters are as follows;
- Nyanza Region
- North Rift
- South Rift
- North Eastern
The clusters will be headed by Conveners who will be in charge of the party campaigns in their respective regions. The Conveners will organize and coordinate the campaigns. A meeting for the appointed Conveners is scheduled for the coming week to plan for the campaigns and set the pace for the same.
The ODM plans to launch its vigorous countrywide campaigns next month (September).
At the same time, the ODM has called on Kenyans living at the Coast to maintain peace and tranquility in the region following the chaos that erupted after the killing of Islamic Preacher Sheikh Aboud Rogo on Monday this week. Parliamentary Group Secretary Mr. Ababu Namwamba told the press after the Party Parliamentary Group meeting that although the party condemns the murder of Sheikh Aboud Rogo but urged the residents of Mombasa to be peaceful as the government investigates the motive behind the cold blood murder.
Meanwhile, the ODM Parliamentary Group has congratulated Mr. Noor Sheikh Abdillahi, the party's candidate for the vacant Nana Ward in Moyale of Marsabit County for sailing through unopposed. Mr. Abdillahi went through unopposed after the other political parties failed to field a candidate for the seat in the September 17 by-election. Mr. Namwamba while conveying the MPs congratulatory message to Mr. Abdillahi appealed to Kenyans to vote for the party candidates in all the vacant positions in the by elections across the country on 17th of next month.