Monday, May 16, 2022 –Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya Alliance leader Raila Amollo Odinga has finally named his running mate ahead of August 9 elections.
Making the much-awaited announcement at Kenyatta International Convention Center KICC Nairobi today Monday May 16, the former premier described his choice Martha Wangare Karua as an iron lady whose political rise remains unmatched.
Odinga explained that Karua had for many years stood her ground in leadership and that she will do a good job in the capacity of the first female Deputy President.
Odinga noted that, with Ms Karua, the country will be in the safe pair of hands and that this will help eradicate run away corruption.
On her part, Karua thanked Raila Odinga for having faith in her leadership and promised to make the country even happier.
“It’s a journey for and with the people of Kenya. It is a story of those who have had the courage to soldier on even against all the odds,” Ms Karua stated.
She also thanked the running mate selection panel saying they had done a good job by raising standards for future presidential campaigns.
Odinga picked Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka to be the head of Ministries in his administration if they win elections.