Raila Unveils campaign teams both at national and regional levels to lead his campaigns across the country.
Raila Odinga, the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya presidential candidate has unveiled campaign teams to steer nationwide campaigns.
The teams are divided into 16 different regions across the country.
In addition, Mr. Odinga formed an 11-member team to lead Azimio Presidential campaign team led by Azimio’s Executive Secretary Junet Mohammed and Peter Kenneth.
The teams will be deployed to cover more ground ahead of the August general elections.
Raila Odinga and his running mate Martha Karua will be holding both joint and separate rallies with a team of 11 coalescing around them.
Raila Unveils campaign teams
National presidential team
The team will be led by Junet Mohamed alongside Peter Kenneth.
Other members include; Embakasi East MP Babu Owino, Nyeri Deputy Governor Carol Karugu, Philip Pande, Mishi Mboko, Opiyo Wandayi, Richard Onyonka, Caleb Amisi, Maina Kamanda and Kanini Kega.
Governor Wycliffe Wparanya and CS Eugene Wamalwa will be leading western region campaigns.
The western team also comprises Wafula Wamunyinyi, George Natembeya, Eseli Simiyu, Emmanuel Wangwe, Paul Otuoma, Ayub Savula, George Khaniri, and Sospeter Ojamong.
Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho will be in charge of the Coast region with a team of leaders comprising Granton Samboja, Suleiman Shahbal, Gideon Mungaro, Joyce Lay, Omar Boga, and Abdulswamad Shariff.
Rift Valley Region
The former ambassador to Austria Stephen Tarus, KANU Secretary General Nick Salat, John Lonyangapuo, John Munyes, and David Pkosing will be leading the DP Ruto’s support base.
Central Kenya region
Agriculture CS Peter Munya together with Sabina Shege and Governor Lee Kinyajui will lead the Odinga campaigns in the Central Kenya region and will work with all Azimio MPs and aspirants.
They will be assisted by Governors Nderitu Muriithi, Francis Kimemia, and James Nyoro.
Westlands MP Tim Wanyonyi and Gender CAS Rachael Shebesh have been tasked to deliver Nairobi alongside all the Azimio aspirants in the city.
Kisii Governor James Ongwae, ODM Chairman John Mbadi, and Dagoretti North MP Simba Arati will take over the Nyanza bloc with several other leaders in their team.
Joseph ole Lenku will be leading a team in Maasai land that comprises Ledama ole Kina, Moitalel ole Kenta, and Memusi Kanchori among others.
CS Ukur Yattani and Faisal Abbas will be leading the North Eastern campaigns with MPs Adan Keynan, Fatuma Gedi, Fatuma Dulloh, and Governor Korane, among others.
Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana has been tasked to lead the Ukambani campaigns to deliver the lower eastern.
Women and youth
Raila Odinga tasked Governor Charity Ngilu and Homa Bay Woman Rep Gladys Wanga to lead the hunt for women’s votes.
Nominated Senator Isaac Ngugi will lead the young Turks that include Janet Ruthuku, Lemaletian, Solomon Kuria, Alex Natere, and Anthony Manyara for the youth rallies.
The teams will begin their assignments this week, with Odinga departing for a week-long tour of Western Kenya on Wednesday.
Martha Karua will return to the Mount Kenya region on Tuesday, with rallies planned in Naibor, Nanyuki, Ngobit, Makutano, Wiyumiririe, Maili Nne, and Nyahururu towns in Laikipia County.