ODM to make Sh5m in Kibra nomination exercise

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Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party will make Sh5 million from the Kibra by-election nomination exercise.
This comes after the party cleared 20 aspirants for party nominations with each one of them required to pay Sh250,000 as nomination fees.
The nomination fees will be a nonrefundable and all the candidates must pay it by today noon to be cleared by the party
The Orange party’s National Elections Board (NEB) led by chairperson Judy Pareno has given the aspirants up to Tuesday mid-day to pay their nomination fees.
“The NEB has today vetted and cleared 20 aspirants for the vacant Kibra seat to take part in the party nomination exercise scheduled for Saturday August, 31, 2019. The cleared aspirants have up to tomorrow midday to pay the nomination fee to be eligible for the exercise,” said Pareno in a statement.
ODM considers Kibra as its stronghold and any party member who will win the nominations is considered favourite in becoming the next Kibra Member of Parliament.
The seat fell vacant after the death of former MP Ken Okoth in July.
Some of the aspirants who have declared their desire for the party ticket include Dagoretti High School principal Peter Orero, Ken Okoth’s brother Imran Okoth, Reggae DJ Kriss Darlin, Benson Musungu (ODM National Youth Coordinator) and Sigar Agumba others.

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