Ex-Raila aide Owalo resigns from ODM

Former Raila aide and Kibra MP aspirant has resigned from ODM. The Nairobi-based lawyer and consultant who worked as Raila Odinga’s strategist in 2007 and 2013 general elections wrote to the Registrar of Political Parties on Tuesday seeking to be struck out of ODM membership list. “My resignation is informed by the fact that my political ideology, convictions and belief no longer has convergence or depict any congruence and common denominator with that of the ODM party; its value –orientation and practices,” Owalo wrote. “I, therefore, request that you facilitate…

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Echesa dumps DP Ruto for Mudavadi

Former Sports CS Rashid Echesa has ditched Deputy President William Ruto for ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi. Echesa said the Luhya community should support one of their own for President and promised to support Mudavadi. Echesa has been Ruto’s lieutenant in Western, and claimed his support for the DP was the reason he was fired. “I cannot be a supporter of another person. If anyone wants, he or she should come and sit with Musalia [Mudavadi] together with us so that we can form government together,” he said on Saturday. Former…

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