A new election agreement has been reached between the Party of National Unity (PNU) and Raila Odinga’s Orange Democratic Movement (ODM).
The parties agreed to work together ahead of next year’s general elections. They will now draft the document to seal their deal.
The ODM team comprised secretary-general Edwin Sifuna, chairman John Mbadi and chair of elections board Junet Mohamed.
The PNU team spearheading the negotiations was represented by secretary-general John Anunda, chairman David Kamau and the elections board chairman Abdi Sheikh.
Both parties picked a team of lawyers to effect the process, with Mr. Kamau promising significant progress on the matter by the end of this week.
According to Mr. Kamau, PNU has decided will support Raila’s candidacy in the 2022 polls. “The issue of the presidential candidate to be fronted is not in contention. That we can tell you is going to be Raila Odinga,” he said.
There has been speculation that Agriculture CS Peter Munya will be a possible running mate to Raila Odinga in next year’s general elections.
The author is a Social Media Strategist, a Digital Media Expert with interest in good Governance and Social Welfare. He is also a Mt. Kenya Youth Leader.