Junet Mohamed, the Director of Elections for the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM), has now stated that Jimi Wanjigi's presidential bid for 2022 is not formally known within the party.
Only two candidates have expressed interest in running for the country's top seat next year under an ODM ticket, according to Mohamed, who spoke to Citizen TV on Wednesday. They are Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho and his Kakamega counterpart Wycliffe Oparanya.
is going for walks (for presidency) in our birthday celebration. I’m simply hearing from you. The humans whom I recognize who have shown interest and paid the nomination costs are Ali Hassan Joho and Wycliffe Oparanya,” stated Mohamed.
Mohamed claimed that by February, the celebration can have ironed out troubles and deliberated on who ought to be its flag bearer in the polls.
“Then the election board is coming up with a mechanism, consensus being a part of it, to sort out nomination problems. in the path of subsequent month or the opposite month they'll agree on the way ahead and deliver a ticket to one character,” he stated.
ODM Secretary-preferred Edwin Sifuna changed into additionally quoted on Wednesday dismissing claims that Wanjigi poses competition to ODM chief Raila Odinga of their race for the pinnacle seat.
Sifuna explained that Wanjigi did not publish his application to the birthday celebration earlier than the closure of the procedure and hence he became locked out of the nominations.
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