Thursday, 27 September 2012

Amos Wako Formally Joins ODM

Raila addresses the press after receiving Wako at Orange House.
Former long serving Attorney General Amos Wako has officially joined ODM and declared his interest in vying for the seat of Senator of Busia County via the ODM. 

Prime Minister and ODM Party Leader received Hon Wako to the party at a function held at Orange House this morning. Wako said the ODM is the party of choice in Busia county and the larger Western Kenya region adding that that the party's leadership is commited to implementing the new constitution which he (Wako) worked hard to make a reality.

While welcoming Wako to the ODM, Odinga said the ODM remains unshaken and termed recent threats defections from ODM as normal politics since the electoral cyle is here with us and it is time for realignments

Hon. Amos Wako  served as the Attorney General of the republic of Kenya for 20 years (from 13 May 1991 to 26 August 2011). He was educated at Kakamega High School, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics at the University of London, a Bachelor of Laws at the University College of Dar-es-Salaam, and a Master of Laws at the University of London. He served in several professional organizations, including holding the position of Secretary General of the African Bar Association from 1978 to 1980, and as the first secretary general of the Inter-African Union of Lawyers. He is a member of the Faculty Board of Law at the University of Nairobi. Between 1985 and 1992, he was a member of the UN Human Rights Committee.

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