At least 20 political leaders are vying to deputize ODM leader Raila Odinga in the August 9 elections, including Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka.
The selection panel stated that they had received 20 names by last evening, but refused to reveal the identities of the individuals.
“Twenty applications have been received. The names are confidential. Our application analysis staff is still hard at work “The panel’s secretary, Elizabeth Meyo, said
One section of the Azimio coalition, the Kenya Alliance, rallied behind Kalonzo on Thursday, making him the most popular contender for Raila’s running mate.
Kalonzo Musyoka (Wiper), Gideon Moi (Kanu), David Ochieng (Movement for Democracy and Growth), and Cyrus Jirongo make up the Oka team (UDP).
They all wrote to the panel vouching for Kalonzo.
Azimio parties had till Thursday to submit names of potential candidates. At least 20 political leaders, including Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka, are hoping to deputize ODM leader Raila Odinga in the August 9 elections.
The panel indicated that they had received 20 names by last evening, but declined to reveal the individuals’ identities.