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ODM ward rep contestant nominated

ODM party has nominated its candidate for the Kiamokama ward seat by- election following the demise of the former holder, Kennedy Mainya.

For the first time, the party moved to the grassroots and handed over
the direct nomination certificate to the only contestant, Malack
Matara Mainya at Mogweko Township yesterday.

ODM National Elections Board secretary Abdulahi, Dirye said the party
did not discriminate against candidates since Matara was  unopposed.

He assured of transparency in the nomination exercise and urged
aspirants wishing to vie for elective positions in future to apply.

Tony Moturi, the ODM’s national legal adviser said the party had
decentralized its nomination policy to reach out to the applicants at
the grassroots.

Wielding the certificate, Matara commended the party’s nomination
process and pleaded for support from the electorate to get a breakthrough.

The youthful businessman sent a passionate appeal for prayers
to succeed in the impending by-election campaign ahead of  by
elections on 4th March this year.

By Jane Naitore

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