May 22, 2024

Raila mourns death of ODM member

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Raila mourns death of ODM member

Raila Odinga mourns the death of Mama Zahra a devoted member of the ODM Party in Lamu County

Raila Odinga mourns the death of Mama Zahra a devoted member of the ODM Party in Lamu County.

In a statement on Thursday, May 16, Raila eulogized Mama Zahra as a highly valued and respected member of the ODM Party team in Lamu County and nationally. 

“On behalf of the entire membership of our Party and on my own behalf, I wish to express our most sincere sympathies to you Mama Zahra’s family, her colleagues, and friends. I wish you the fortitude to bear this great loss,” read the statement in part.

The former Prime Minister mentioned that Mama Zahra was an active, conscientious, and dedicated leader in the Party, who was always focused on the good of the people and the ODM Party than on her own self-aggrandizement.

“She was the unshakeable pillar of our Party in Lamu County and advisor at national level. Indeed, the void her unexpected departure has created in the Assembly and Party leadership is already visible and will be difficult for us in ODM to fill,” Raila added.

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ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna on his part mourned Mama Zahra as one of the strongest ODM grassroots leaders.

Sifuna disclosed that Mama Zahra hosted the party during a recruitment drive in Lamu earlier this year.

“Mama Zahra hosted the Party in Lamu earlier this year and we had a very successful recruitment drive. She has been one of the strongest grassroots leaders in the ODM Party. I have received news of her death with profound sadness. May Allah rest her soul in eternal peace,” Sifuna stated.

At the time of her untimely death, Mama Zahra was a member of the ODM Women League National Executive Council (NEC) and a nominated member of the County Assembly of Lamu.

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