The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has unveiled its strategy team that will ensure the political outfit retain the Kibra seat.
The team led by the party’s director of elections Junet Mohamed comprises of a list of Members of County Assemblies(MCAs) from the constituency.
The group held a meeting, together with party delegates from Kibra and MPs from Nairobi, at AIC Church grounds in Woodley.
“Together with ODM National Chairman Hon. @, Nairobi Branch Chair Hon. Aladwa, Hon. Wanyonyi, Hon. Babu Owino, Hon. T.J Kajwang’, Hon. Oluoch, SG Sifuna and several MCAs, we met delegates across all Kibra wards,” tweeted Junet.
Junet, the leader of the team, expressed his optimism that the party will win the seat and urged their opponents to brace themselves for an embarrassing defeat.
“We are rallying behind our candidate Mr Imran Okoth whom we believe will carry the day. We are on the ground and we are sure of our campaign strategy,” said Junet.
The orange director of elections urged their supporter to keep calm assuring them that their candidate was best suited to take the constituency to a better level.
“The program the late Hon. Ken Okoth set in motion will not be derailed.
In Imran we have a continuity of all the development projects in health, education, women and youth empowerment and international linkages,” he added.
He also added that party officials from all wards will put a spirited fight to ensure they traverse all corners of the constituency in a bid to sell their candidate and ensure he emerge a victor.
Imran is expected to battle out with other 20 contestants including Jubilee Party Candidate McDonald Mariga, Former Raila’s aid Eliud Owalo, ANC candidate, among others.
The seat was left vacant after Ken Okoth succumbed to colorectal cancer.
The by-election is slated for November 7.