[PHOTOS] Raila named Azimio presidential candidate at KICC

Uhuru also commended Kalonzo Musyoka for dropping his presidential bid to back Raila Odinga.

In Summary

• Raila Odinga was endorsed as the Azimio presidential candidate during the event.

• The coronation of Raila as the presidential candidate of Azimio la Umoja was earlier delayed after Kalonzo allegedly issued fresh demands before joining the formation.

ODM Party leader Raila Odinga accompanied by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka, Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua, Kitui County Governor Charity Ngilu among other leaders during the Azimio NDC on March 12, 2022.
ODM Party leader Raila Odinga accompanied by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka, Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua, Kitui County Governor Charity Ngilu among other leaders during the Azimio NDC on March 12, 2022.

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday led numerous political leaders in endorsing Raila Odinga as the Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate at KICC, Nairobi, on Saturday.

Raila will vie for the presidential seat under the new formation during the August polls.

Uhuru also commended Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka for dropping his presidential bid to back Raila Odinga.

The coronation of Raila as the presidential candidate of Azimio la Umoja was earlier delayed after Kalonzo allegedly issued fresh demands before joining the formation.

The event was scheduled to start at 9 am but five hours later, the ceremony had not commenced.

But now 26 political parties including the Wiper party, have officially signed the coalition agreement committing to work with Azimio la Umoja.

ODM Party leader Raila Odinga accompanied by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka, during the Azimio NDC on March 12, 2022.
ODM Party leader Raila Odinga accompanied by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka, during the Azimio NDC on March 12, 2022.
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ODM Party leader Raila Odinga accompanied by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka, during the Azimio NDC on March 12, 2022.
ODM Party leader Raila Odinga accompanied by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka, during the Azimio NDC on March 12, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
ODM Party leader Raila Odinga accompanied by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka, during the Azimio NDC on March 12, 2022.
ODM Party leader Raila Odinga accompanied by President Uhuru Kenyatta, Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka, during the Azimio NDC on March 12, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
Members of Parliament supporting Azimio La Umoja at a Rally at Jacaranda grounds in Nairobi on March 12, 2022.
Members of Parliament supporting Azimio La Umoja at a Rally at Jacaranda grounds in Nairobi on March 12, 2022.
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Political leaders supporting Azimio La Umoja at a Rally at Jacaranda grounds in Nairobi on March 12, 2022.
Political leaders supporting Azimio La Umoja at a Rally at Jacaranda grounds in Nairobi on March 12, 2022.
Image: FREDRICK OMONDI
Political leaders supporting the Azimio rally at Jacaranda grounds in Nairobi on March 12, 2022.
Political leaders supporting the Azimio rally at Jacaranda grounds in Nairobi on March 12, 2022.
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ODM leader Raila Odinga, Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka and President Uhuru Kenyatta at Azimio Rally at Jacaranda grounds in Nairobi on March 12, 2022.
ODM leader Raila Odinga, Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka and President Uhuru Kenyatta at Azimio Rally at Jacaranda grounds in Nairobi on March 12, 2022.
Image: FREDRICK OMONDI
ODM party leader Raila Odinga, Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka and President Uhuru Kenyatta at Azimio rally at Jacaranda grounds in Nairobi on March 12, 2022.
ODM party leader Raila Odinga, Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka and President Uhuru Kenyatta at Azimio rally at Jacaranda grounds in Nairobi on March 12, 2022.
Image: FREDRICK OMONDI

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