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Fall Out During ODM Party Elections Addressed By ODM Party Leader, Raila Odinga

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The ODM Party leader, Raila Odinga addressed Press Conference immediately after the failed Orange Democratic Movement Party elections on Friday 28, February, 2014. The ODM leader apologized to all ODM members in Kenya for the fall out during the much awaited elections. Raila Odinga said that there should be no speculations made over what happened, but the room for investigations should be left, which will commence immediately.

The Secretary General of ODM, Professor Anyang` Nyong`o, the two main opponents for the Secretary General seat in ODM, Ababu Namwamba and Agnes Zani and the party leader addressed the issue on the ODM Party Elections during the press conference. The main reason for the fall out of the ODM Elections held in Kasarani Gymnasium in Nairobi was attributed to a disagreement on the list of candidates for the election.

Professor Anyang` Nyong`o said, however, that the National Governing Council in Kenya will convene a meeting on Monday 3rd February, 2014 inorder to deliberate on the dates to reconvene the National ODM Delegate Conference in Kasarani. The ODM secretary general said that there will be an assurance of proper security and a successful election on the date to be arranged for the ODM Elections soon.

The delegates of ODM form various parts of Kenya will have to return to their homes and wait for the announcement of the next ODM election date. The leaders of ODM were very apologetic for the inconveniences and promised a stronger ODM Party with better results the next time round. Over 2000 Orange Democratic Movement delegates had attended the party elections.

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Born in the culinary-rich city of Kisumu, along the shores of Lake Victoria, Cynthia Kendeli's passion for Food & Beverage was almost predestined. Her earliest memories revolve around the bustling fish markets and aromatic eateries of her hometown, and it was this backdrop that kindled her love for food and its cultural significance.

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