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It’s all systems go as ODM issues Saturday’s nomination procedure in Kibra

by Musa Abdirahman

Raila Odinga-led Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has issued the procedure that should be followed in their upcoming Saturday 7 nominations ahead of Kibra by-elections.

The nominations that were to be held on 31st August were pushed to September 7 over lack of security personnel who were engaged in the census exercise.

The star had on Wednesday morning reported that ODM was considering a consensus in the Kibra primaries, a report that has been dismissed by the party.

The party through its official twitter handle on Wednesday asked Kenyans to ignore the story by The Star, saying that they are ready for the nomination exercise.

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The party further noted that all candidates who were cleared for the nominations are also ready for the exercise.

“We are ready for the nomination exercise in Kibra this Saturday 7th Sept. 2019 at all @IEBCKenya gazetted polling stations. All candidates who were cleared for the nominations are also ready for the exercise. It is all systems go,” read the tweet.

The party further asked the media to stop speculations that are aimed at causing unnecessary friction and tension, arguing that the party has proper channels of communication and any information needed for dissemination should be sought from the SG, ED or the Director of Communications.

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“The media should stop their speculative tendencies that are aimed at causing unnecessary friction and tension. We have channels of communication within the party and any information needed for dissemination should be sought from the SG, ED or the Director of Communications,” read the statement posted on twitter.

All the ODM supporters and members in Kibra constituency have been urged to prepare for the nominations exercise on Saturday. They should carry their ID and membership card to participate in the exercise.

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“We urge our supporters and members of the party in Kibra Constituency as well as our candidates for the party ticket to prepare for the nominations exercise on Saturday, they should carry their ID & membership card to participate”

ODM further revealed that all party members are listed in the register and will be identified once at the polling station before taking part in the exercise.

However, Only ODM Party members will be allowed to participate in the nomination exercise in Kibra.

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