Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance Presidential candidate Raila Odinga will unveil his running mate today at the KICC in Nairobi, he announced this at the historic Kamukunji grounds yesterday, Mr Odinga is also the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader.
On Thursday last week, an eleven-member Selection Panel of eminent persons that had been tasked to find a suitable running mate presented three names to him for consideration. The three were Wiper Leader Kalonzo Musyoka, former Gatanga MP Peter Kenneth and Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua.
Raila’s competitor, Deputy President William Ruto yesterday named Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua as his running mate, on Saturday he kept the country waiting for him to name his running mate to no avail. Journalists were kept waiting for about 18 hours only to be told that the announcement would be made the next day, on Sunday, a clear indication that negotiations were still ongoing.
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