ODM MP aspirants up in arms over governor Lenku’s remarks on consensus

By Our Reporter  

Kajiado North Constituency ODM Party MP aspirant Dr Solomon Kinyanjui has rubbished claims by governor Joseph ole Lenku that he had strike a deal in North on who should be in the ballot.

Kinyanjui said they held a meeting with the governor but they did not reach an agreement as to who will be North’s ODM flagbearer.  

He said they are ready for nominations and the governor is misleading voters who have been preparing for nominations.

In a radio interview the governor said they held a meeting and settled on one aspirant to be the party candidate.

The aspirant said is busy campaigning and ready for party primaries scheduled on 20th April 2022 and warned politicians purporting to be sent by the party HQs to desist from threatening aspirants.

“The governor should engage in his politics and discontinue from interfering with our politics and meddling with the party affairs,” Kinyanjui said.

Another aspirant Samson Moindi said they are talking and have not agreed on who should be supported, he said is not aware if the meeting they held with Lenku a week ago was called by the party HQs or the party leader.

Kinyanjui and Moindi are among five ODM MP aspirants others are George Yogo, Lawrence Mbelati and Ronald Musengi, the five had held a meeting with governor Lenku and politician Tarayia ole Kores.

ODM Party postponed primaries in Kajiado and Narok counties from 2nd April 2022 to 20th same month and issued a statement that it has not issued direct tickets to any aspirant in the county.

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