ODM chairman John Mbadi has sent a strong message to the Hustler government over the remarks by deputy president Gachagua that people can now cut trees in forests and farm there. This was said yesterday. Mbadi has said that the hustler government is already wrong at it and wondered how on earth you would allow people to clear and till forests.
Former Suba MP John Mbadi has broken his silence days after he was accused of threatening Azimio la Umoja Presidential candidate Raila Odinga with consequences should the party fails to nominate him for any leadership position in the National Assembly. This was after Embakasi MP Babu Owino accused Mbadi of allegedly threatening Raila Odinga after failing to get a nomination for the Leader of Majority in the National Assembly.
The Embakasi East MP, Paul Ongili aka Babu Owino made headlines recently after disclosing that he was being sidelined despite being a youth. According to Babu, he had been endorsed by ODM's Raila Odinga to take the position of the chairman of PAC only for the position to be taken away and given to John Mbadi.
Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) National Chairman John Mbadi now says that there is no way the party can allocate him any leadership position in the National Assembly commissions. This follows earlier claims by Embakasi East Member of Parliament Babu Owino that the party is trying to have him take up the National Assembly's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairmanship.
The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has been the dominant political party in Kenya's opposition for the past 17 years, but it is currently amid an implosion that threatens its continued existence. There have been accusations of betrayal and bad blood between the party's older leaders and a group of ambitious party members in their 20s and 30s who want to seize control, and this has sparked a crisis inside the party.
Former Nairobi governor Dr. Evans Kidero and Embakasi East lawmaker Babu Owino have been trending for the better part of the day after their posts online. Babu Owino has taken it uead on against ODM party which he accuses of planning t shortchange him in a seat that had been reserved for him.
According to current sources, John Mbadi, the national chairman of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party, purportedly won a second seat. Since he was passed up for the job of Azimio La Umoja-One Kenya's majority leader in the National Assembly, Mbadi and the party leadership have been at differences.
Babu Owino, an MP for Embakasi East and Ledama Olekina, a senator for Narok, both made threats to leave the ODM party in response to new demands. The two claim that they are unable to accept being undervalued by the house leadership. Babu Owino is aware that John Mbadi has deprived him of his rightful position as chair of the Public Accounts Committee.
East Embakasi Mp In their ongoing battle with the Orange Democratic Movement party, Babu Owino and Narok's Ledama Olekina accuse them of undervaluing them for leadership posts in Parliament. Speaking at a press conference on Friday, Owino and Ledama asserted that young ODM lawmakers had been overlooked for leadership positions in the legislature despite their contributions and efforts during the campaign.
Embakasi East Mp Babu Owino and Narok's Ledama Olekina have continued their war against the Orange Democratic Movement party, accusing them of shortchanging them in Parliament leadership positions. Owino and Ledama, speaking during their press briefing on Friday claimed that young legislators in ODM have been abandoned in the allocation of Parliament leadership slots regardless their contributions and efforts during the campaign times.
John Mbadi was viciously attacked in retaliation by Babu Owino, who was accused of seeking to replace him in the National Assembly. Mbadi claims that he is not interested in being the chair of the public accounts committee and that he is seeking for the majority leader position.
John Mbadi, the chairman of the Orange Democratic Movement, has cited the loss in the election of August 9 as the only factor splitting the party. Mbadi, who was nominated for the National Assembly, asserted that ODM members were vying for the few seats given to election losers because they had set their expectations too high by expecting to be in power.
John Mbadi has blast Junet Mohammed for writing a letter to the speaker of the National Assembly Moses Wetangula on Azimio lineup. According to Mbadi, Junet can write as many letters as per his wish but such won't change the fact that many members are unhappy. According to John Mbadi, the party must respect him for he has genuine concerns.
John Mbadi has replied by viciously criticizing Babu Owino, who he has been accused of attempting to replace in the National Assembly. Mbadi claims he has no interest in being the chair of the public accounts committee since he wants to be the majority leader. The MPs of the ODM party have been verbally abusing one another continuously.
Embakasi East Member of Parliament Paul Ongili alias Babu Owino has said that he will continue to support ODM, if by any chance John Mbadi is fronted for the position of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and not him as he had been earlier promised after being endorsed by Raila Odinga.
John Mbadi has gone bare knuckle against Babu Owino for alleging that a wants to take his position in the National Assembly. According to Mbadi, he is indeed not interested in being the public accounts chair for he is aimed at the majority leader position. Here is a link: https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2022-09-23-im-not-interested-in-pac-chair-go-for-it-mbadi-to-babu-owino/
The orange democratic movement party is a long serving party that has ever been under control of Rt. Honourable Raila Amollo Odinga a, the former prime minister of the republic of Kenya. The party has been facing some problems currently concerning one top seat within the party that has resulted into individual partyembers exchanging words over the same position.
Nominated Member of Parliament John Mbadi said if anyone should feel betrayed, then it's him after being failed to be seen for the majority leader seat. Mbadi said the party does not have the authority to choose the committee chairs in parliament. He said that before demanding a position, Members of Parliament must fast question themselves if they would deliver if appointed.
I'm not inspired by PAC seat post. Pull out all the stops-Mbadi to Babu Owino. "Babu, if it's not too much trouble, crusade and be the seat when you land in the council," he said. ODM executive John Mbadi has excused claims that he had been offered the Public Records Board of trustees seat position.
Mbadi, who was nominated for the National Assembly, asserted that ODM members were vying for the few seats given to election losers because they had set their expectations too high by expecting to be in power. On September 23, the former Suba South MP spoke with NTV.