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Raila's Headache on Which of These Allies He Should Support Next Year as Some Threaten to Ditch ODM

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga is getting pressurized less than fifteen months before Kenyans proceed to the ballot to chose the next government.

With some of his close allies finishing their second terms and choosing different posts, Raila remains in limbo after reports merged that most of his confidants are requesting for his support, despite a couple of them eyeing the same post.

According to a publication by the Standard, some of Raila allies who sought anonymity hinted that in case they do not manage to get the party's ticket in their preferred posts, they will contest the general elections as independent candidates.

There are fears that ODM might lose its diehard members as it happened in 2013 when Migori boss Okoth Obado ditched ODM for the People's Democratic Party winning the polls.

Leaders who are eyeing Raila's support include; ODM chairman John Mbadi, The Former Kasipul MP Oyugi Magwanga, Woman Representative Gladys Wanga and the Former Nairobi City Governor Evans Kidero are in the race to succeed Homa Bay Governor Cyprian Awiti.

Others are; Senator James Orengo, Ugunja Member of Parliament Opiyo Wandayi and also the Former Rarieda MP Nicholas Gumbo are eyeing to succeed Siaya Governor Cornel Rasanga.

In Kisumu, Businessman Ochola Kamili, the former Kisumu Central MP Ken Obura and Senator Fred Outa are confident to unseat Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o.

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