Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero yesterday allayed fears concerning the credibility of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party primaries.
ODM aspirants in Nairobi had expressed concerned amid widespread fears that the party’s nominations slated for April 25 will not be free and fair.
However, Kidero assured them they will have a fair shot at the party’s ticket in the nominations. “We will ensure free and fair primaries to prevent walk out of candidates after the exercise.Every aspirant will be treated equally,”pledged Kidero.
Kidero- the ODM’s point man and head of campaigns in the capital- and Nairobi branch Chairman George Aladwa said the party has set targets and put in place strategies to outdo Jubilee in capital.
“we have to be smart in their strategy if they want to outdo Jubilee in capital,” said the governor.
Addressing ODM aspirants in Nairobi County, Kidero said they need to plan wisely in order to clinch 13 seats.
“We have to clinch 13 out of the 17 seats in the city. In the last general elections will only secured eight and lost six seat to our opponent for fielding many candidates under different parties,”noted Kidero.
He said there are “safe seats” in the city where the opposition party is assured of winning.