On Friday, November 16, Secretary General Edwin Sifuna and a delegation of Nairobi party officials held a meeting with the funeral committee for burial of Akinyi's son, Victor Otieno.
ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna stated that the party had resolved to maintain the status quo with the regards to the leadership at the assembly.
Secretary general Edwin Sifuna in a statement said the joint meeting also resolved to harmonise the House committee memberships within the next one week to ensure equity.
Mr Odinga is said to be concerned about the flurry of contradictory letters exchanged among party chairman John Mbadi, Secretary General Edwin Sifuna and Executive Director Oduor Ong’wen.
Led by party's Secretary General Edwin Sifuna, the leaders told Kenneth that he was among the few leaders with admirable integrity and the party would be pleased to work with him.
But in the Saboti event, Kakamega Senator Cleopus Malala, MPs Anthony Olouch (Mathare), Babu Owino (Embakasi East), Samuel Atandi (Ulengo Usonga), host Caleb Amisi (Saboti) and ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna said Raila is too energetic to retire.
That ODM chairman John Mbadi is in a tooth-and-nail fight with secretary general Edwin Sifuna for control of the party’s news is now known.
ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna (centre), Executive Director Oduor Ogwen (left) and Strategist Koitamet Olekina during a press conference at Orange House in Nairobi on March 29th, 2018.
Raila Odinga ODM party leader Raila Odinga will today chair a meeting to calm tension between party chairman John Mbadi and Secretary General Edwin Sifuna.
National chairman John Mbadi has found himself on a collision course with secretary general Edwin Sifuna and executive director Oduor Ong’wen over who wields the power to carry out changes in the party’s leadership at the Nairobi county assembly.