Raila Odinga Picks Martha Karua as Running Mate


Azimio La Umoja-One Kenya coalition flag bearer Raila Odinga, has picked NARC Kenya Party leader Martha Karua as his running mate in the upcoming August General Election.

Martha Karua was picked from a list of 11 candidates who appeared for vetting before a selection panel that shortlisted three candidates and forwarded the names to Odinga for a final decision.

Candidates who appeared for vetting include Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka, Martha Karua (Narc-Kenya),Sabina Chege (Jubilee Party), Peter Kenneth (Jubilee Party) Ali Hassan Joho (ODM) and Stephen Tarus (National Liberal Party).

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya, deputy ODM leader Wycliffe Oparanya and Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui were also interviewed for the position.

KANU Party chairman Gideon Moi who had earlier been shortlisted opted out of the race to endorse Kalonzo.


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