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The new faces around Raila's fifth presidential bid

ODM leader seeks to cut the image of a nationalist as he endears himself to more regions, communities

In Summary

• Most of those pushed to the periphery are Raila’s allies from his Nyanza backyard and a host of veteran civil society activists.

• Those in Raila’s inner circle are categorised into regions, with Oparanya representing Western, while Ongwae and Junet represent Nyanza.

As part of his rebranding strategy for the 2022 presidential contest, ODM leader Raila Odinga has dumped old faces previously seen around him and replaced them with those believed will better endear ...