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ODM legislator proposes radical changes to party nomination laws - 14 Maý 2018 16:09

Olivia Odhiambo

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) director of political affairs Opiyo Wandayi has proposed changes in the party's election laws to scrap party primaries for gubernatorial positions.

Wandayi instead wants the party to vet and directly pick the candidates, saying the position is managerial and not political.

He said he will give the party central committee and national executive committee his recommendation.

Wandayi also noted there was need to come up with rules, laws and agreements to ensure the people elect governors with managerial and leadership skills.

Speaking in Rangala catholic church, Ugunja sub county, he claimed that during the vetting process the aspirants should be subjected to an interview through a panel that will be chaired by the party leader.

“The counties are not very many especially those we have supporters. So that the panel chaired by the party leader, can interrogate the aspirants to present their curriculum vitae (CV) and the plans they have for ...
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