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Thursday, 27 Apr 2017 17:36 EATnewsdesk@kenyafreepress.com
ODM leader Raila Odinga is the united opposition's presidential flag-bearer. Through investigative reporting, this website broke the news of the proposal then made by the National Super Alliance technical committee recommending that Mr Odinga be handed the ticket with Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka as his running mate.
We reported the news at a time the mainstream media believed that Mr Odinga was out of contention for the position, speculating that Mr Kalonzo would run with his ANC counterpart Musalia Mudavadi with either of the two as the presidential contender.
Under the NASA coalition arrangement announced today at the Uhuru Park, Nairobi, Mr Mudavadi will take the position of Premier Cabinet Secretary and will have two deputies, one responsible for Devolution and Planning and the other for Public Service.
The posts will go respectively to Chama Cha Mashinani led by Bomet governor Isaac Ruto and Ford-Kenya led by Moses Wetangula. The agrement also provides for the president to make senior level decisions only after consultation with the NASA principals.