Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho has announced plans to run for the 2020 presidential race on an ODM ticket.
Joho, who was speaking at ……said he had supported ODM leader Raila Odinga for a long time and he is now waiting for Odinga to do the same.
On Sunday, National Elections Board chair Catherine Mumma placed an advert asking interested candidates to pay a Sh1 million non-refundable fee to participate in the nominations.
The party’s nominations, expected by February next year and applicants have up to the 26th of next month to submit their applications. Applicants must be life members of ODM, be Kenyan citizens registered as voters and have the qualifications for being elected as MP.
They must also have degrees from universities recognised in Kenya.
Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya, on Sunday, also announced that he will be seeking ODM’s presidential nomination.
“I will submit my nomination papers to seek the ODM ticket for the 2022 presidential race,” Oparanya said.
Odinga unsuccessfully flew the presidential flag in 2007, 2013 and 2017 elections.
The ODM party leader has not declared his interest in the 2022 presidential race but has been actively holding rallies across the country to popularize BBI.