[PHOTOS] Ole Lenku joins ODM after ditching Jubilee

The party said Lenku had defected alongside 10 Members of County Assembly from Kajiado.

In Summary

• ODM last week threw its weight behind Kajiado Governor Joseph Lenku to support his re-election bid.

• The governor was received by Raila at the party's Chungwa House headquarters.

Kajiado governor Joseph Ole Lenku is received by ODM leader Raila Odinga after defecting from Jubilee party at Chungwa House, Nairobi on March 24, 2022.
Kajiado governor Joseph Ole Lenku is received by ODM leader Raila Odinga after defecting from Jubilee party at Chungwa House, Nairobi on March 24, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU

Kajiado Governor Joseph Ole Lenku has ditched President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee party for Raila Odinga's ODM.

In a statement on Thursday, the Orange party said Lenku had defected alongside 10 Members of County Assembly from Kajiado County.

The governor was received by Raila at the party's Chungwa House headquarters.

"Governor of Kajiado County Ole Lenku ditches Jubilee Party for the ODM. Also defecting are 10 MCAs who accompanied him to Chungwa House," the party said.

ODM last week threw its weight behind Kajiado Governor Joseph Lenku to support his re-election bid.

Kajiado governor Joseph Ole Lenku, ODM leader Raila Odinga and MCA aspirants when Lenku defected from Jubilee party to ODM at Chungwa House, Nairobi on March 24, 2022.
Kajiado governor Joseph Ole Lenku, ODM leader Raila Odinga and MCA aspirants when Lenku defected from Jubilee party to ODM at Chungwa House, Nairobi on March 24, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
Kajiado governor Joseph Ole Lenku is received by ODM leader Raila Odinga after defecting from Jubilee party at Chungwa House, Nairobi on March 24, 2022.
Kajiado governor Joseph Ole Lenku is received by ODM leader Raila Odinga after defecting from Jubilee party at Chungwa House, Nairobi on March 24, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
ODM leader addresses a section of Kajiado leaders when governor Joseph Ole Lenku defected from Jubilee party to ODM at Chungwa House, Nairobi on March 24, 2022.
ODM leader addresses a section of Kajiado leaders when governor Joseph Ole Lenku defected from Jubilee party to ODM at Chungwa House, Nairobi on March 24, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
ODM leader Raila Odinga receives MCA aspirants from Kajiado County at Chungwa House, Nairobi on March 24, 2022.
ODM leader Raila Odinga receives MCA aspirants from Kajiado County at Chungwa House, Nairobi on March 24, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
ODM leader Raila Odinga receives MCA aspirants from Kajiado County at Chungwa House, Nairobi on March 24, 2022.
ODM leader Raila Odinga receives MCA aspirants from Kajiado County at Chungwa House, Nairobi on March 24, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU
ODM leader addresses a section of Kajiado leaders when governor Joseph Ole Lenku defected from Jubilee party to ODM at Chungwa House, Nairobi on March 24, 2022.
ODM leader addresses a section of Kajiado leaders when governor Joseph Ole Lenku defected from Jubilee party to ODM at Chungwa House, Nairobi on March 24, 2022.
Image: ANDREW KASUKU