Thursday, 6 December 2012

ODM Receive Major Defectors

ODM leader Raila Odinga to brief the media at Orange House at 12pm today, set to receive MAJOR defectors from various political parties and coalitions. 

This morning, Hon Gitobu Imanyara was at Orange House to announce his party of choice.
Imenti Central MP Mr. Gitobu Imanyara has today officially defected to the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM). Mr. Imanyara who is in parliament on the Chama Cha Uzalendo (CCU) party ticket ditched his party to join the ODM saying it was the only party that had good policies for Kenya and its posterity.

Speaking at the ODM headquarters at Orange House, Mr. Imanyara declared that he will gun for the Meru County Senate seat on the ODM ticket.

Mr. Imanyara said the planned political rally in Maua area of Meru County scheduled for this weekend has been postponed to next weekend and that it will be graced by the Prime Minister and the Wiper Party leaders.
Mr. Imanyara and his team were received in the party by Secretary General Prof. Anyang' Nyong'o and Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Mr. Ababu Namwamba.
Prof. Nyong'o said Mr. Imanyara's decision was timely and a well calculated move saying ODM was the only party with a national outlook.
He said ODM will form the next government and that it was sure of winning majority of seats in both houses and the counties.
Others who joined the ODM were Bishop Godfrey Shiundu of the Reformed Catholic Church, who is vying for the Governorship of Transnzoia County who was accompanied by Bishops Robert Makona and Maurice Maelo.

Hon Gitobu Imanyara announces he will vie for senator of Meru county on an ODM ticket
This post will be updated shortly.

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