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Raila picks Laikipia Governor Nderitu Murithi as chair of his presidential campaigns

Elizabeth Meyo has been appointed to serve as the chief executive of the board.

In Summary
  • Elizabeth Meyo has been appointed to serve as the chief executive  to the board.
  • Murithi who is serving his first term, is a former world bank economist and financial markets expert. 
Laikipia Governor Ndiritu Muriithi
Laikipia Governor Ndiritu Muriithi
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Laikipia Governor Nderitu Murithi has been appointed to chair ODM leader Raila Odinga’s presidential campaign board. 

Elizabeth Meyo has been appointed to serve as the chief executive of the board.

The board will be the former prime minister's presidential campaign engine that will drive his bid to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Murithi who is serving his first term is a former world bank economist and financial markets, expert. 

He is the current finance, planning and economic affairs committee chairperson of the Council of Governors elected in January 2021.  

Upon his election as Governor of Laikipia in 2017, Muriithi embarked on radical reforms of the county public service to make it professional and globally competitive. 

“The Governor of Laikipia, H.E. Hon Ndiritu Muriithi, has been nominated and accepted to become chair of the board of the Raila Odinga 2022 Campaign,” said Raila in a statement dated January 5, 2022. 

Meyo, currently a consultant to the IMF, will be the secretariat’s chief executive officer and brings over three decades of administrative and strategic experience to the position. 

She is the immediate former Commissioner of the Domestic Taxes Department at Kenya Revenue Authority. During her tenure at the KRA. 

Meyo will be the overall CEO of the campaign, implement its strategic and key decisions, head the campaign secretariat, and make all vital decisions.

She will be the sole campaign spokesperson.   

Edited by D Tarus