AZIMIO LA UMOJA

[PHOTOS]: Final touches at Kasarani stadium for Raila's Azimio la Umoja meet

John Mbadi said its not an ODM affair, but an international event.

In Summary

• ODM national chairperson John Mbadi said that the meting is not for the party, but rather a function where the party leader will be addressing Kenyans.

• “Whatever he is going to say I cannot preempt; it is going to be his speech, but the people of Kenya."

As section of National Assembly lawmakersfrom ODM led by national chairman John Mbadi and Nominated MP Maina Kamanda inspecting preparation of the Azimio la Umoja convention set to happen on Friday at Kasarani Sports Stadium on December 7, 2021.
As section of National Assembly lawmakersfrom ODM led by national chairman John Mbadi and Nominated MP Maina Kamanda inspecting preparation of the Azimio la Umoja convention set to happen on Friday at Kasarani Sports Stadium on December 7, 2021.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY

The organisers of the Azimio la Umoja convention that will take place at the Moi International Stadium, Kasarani, on Friday are putting final touches in preparations for the D-day.

Orange party MPs and members toured the stadium on Tuesday to inspect the ongoing preparations.

As section of National Assembly lawmakersfrom ODM led by national chairman John Mbadi and Nominated MP Maina Kamanda inspecting preparation of the Azimio la Umoja convention set to happen on Friday at Kasarani Sports Stadium on December 7, 2021.
As section of National Assembly lawmakersfrom ODM led by national chairman John Mbadi and Nominated MP Maina Kamanda inspecting preparation of the Azimio la Umoja convention set to happen on Friday at Kasarani Sports Stadium on December 7, 2021.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY

Suna East MP Junet Mohamed, who is also the Director of Elections for the party said that the party leader will be speaking about the issues that he has been handed over across the country by Kenyans.

"It is an international meeting, not a small meeting…this is the first time we are having a national discourse on election before someone declares his candidature. And this is the time he will respond to people,” Junet said.

Preparations underway at Kasarani International Stadium for Azimio la Umoja convention set to happen on Friday at Kasarani Sports Stadium on December 7, 2021.
Preparations underway at Kasarani International Stadium for Azimio la Umoja convention set to happen on Friday at Kasarani Sports Stadium on December 7, 2021.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY

ODM national chairperson John Mbadi said that the meting is not for the party, but rather a function where the party leader will be addressing Kenyans.

“Whatever he is going to say I cannot preempt; it is going to be his speech, but the people of Kenya."

Preparations underway at Kasarani International Stadium for Azimio la Umoja convention set to happen on Friday at Kasarani Sports Stadium on December 7, 2021.
Preparations underway at Kasarani International Stadium for Azimio la Umoja convention set to happen on Friday at Kasarani Sports Stadium on December 7, 2021.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY

Dagoretti North MP Simba Arati said the stadium will be filled to capacity as members of ODM across the country look forward to hear what the party leader Raila will say.

Preparations underway at Kasarani International Stadium for Azimio la Umoja convention set to happen on Friday at Kasarani Sports Stadium on December 7, 2021.
Preparations underway at Kasarani International Stadium for Azimio la Umoja convention set to happen on Friday at Kasarani Sports Stadium on December 7, 2021.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY

Arati also urged ODM supporters attending the event to follow Covid-19 protocols by wearing their masks.

Nominated MP Maina Kamanda, who has been drumming up support for Raila, was also at the stadium.