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Uhuru to chair Azimio Coalition Council

Uhuru to chair Azimio Coalition Council

By Justus Karanja

The Governing Council of the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition has been unveiled.

President Uhuru Kenyatta was gazetted as the Coalition Council chair.

In the Thursday, April 14, Gazette Notice by Registrar of Political Parties, Anne Nderitu, Uhuru will chair the twelve-member Coalition Council, with Raila Odinga (pictured) assuming the role of the Party Leader and a member of the council.

Wiper's Kalonzo Musyoka and Martha Karua of Narc-Kenya were listed as members of the council.

Gideon Moi of KANU, Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho, Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu, Murang'a Woman Representative Sabina Chege and Suna East MP, Junet Mohamed, were also listed as members of the council.

Other members include the Democratic Action Party of Kenya party leader Wafula Wamunyinyi, Taveta MP Naomi Shaban and Abdi Noor Omar Farah.

Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Coalition Party will also have a National Coalition Executive Council NEC), which will be chaired by Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya.

 Former Jubilee Secretary General, Raphael Tuju, will be the Executive Director.

Oparanya will have three deputies including Eldas MP Adnan Keynan, lawyer Ken Nyaundi and Jubilee Party Vice Chairperson David Murathe.

Kitui Senator Enoch Wambua will serve as the NEC Treasurer.

Senator Wambua will be deputised by Pokot South Legislator David Pkosing, Lucy Nyoroka Mworia, and Likoni lawmaker Mishi Mboko.

Samburu West MP Naisula Lesuuda will serve as the Organising Secretary and will be assisted by Senator Abdul Haji and Maoka Maore.

Junet will also sit in the NEC as its Secretary General and will have three deputies including Narok North MP Moitalel Ole Kenta, Ugunja MP Opiyo Wandayi and Isabelle Wangechi Githinji.

Special groups will be represented by Caroline Wanjiru Karugu (Women's League Chair), Rose Museo Mumo (Chair, People With Disabilities League) and Solomon Kuria (Chairperson, Youth League).

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