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Boost to Raila as OKA Joins Azimio La Umoja

One Kenya Alliance (OKA) has joined the Azimio La Umoja coalition as the August 9 General Elections draws near. 

Speaking to the press on Friday, February 25, Wiper’s Kalonzo Musyoka said OKA resolved to join ODM and Jubilee to form Azimio – One Kenya Alliance. 

“The One Kenya Alliance wishes to inform Kenyans that it has officially initiated open and structured dialogue with like-minded political formations, namely the Jubilee Coalition and the ODM Party 

“We are open to the formation of a Grand Coalition to be known as the Azimio – One Kenya Alliance that shall be anchored on three equal pillars,” Kalonzo said. 

The announcement came hours after ODM and the Jubilee parties nominated Raila Odinga as their preferred presidential flagbearer PHOTO/COURTESY

Kalonzo explained that OKA decides to join ODM and Jubilee in forming the coalition, noting that their political ideologies resonate well with them.  

“As OKA, we firmly believe in an open, honest, and structured dialogue whose basis is the promotion of national unity; upholding and respecting the dignity of all Kenyans; ending the culture of corruption and impunity, and restoring the decency of living within our borders,” he added. 

The announcement came hours after ODM and the Jubilee parties nominated Raila Odinga as their preferred presidential flagbearer.

ODM National Executive Committee made the announcement after a meeting held at Chungwa House, Nairobi, on Thursday. 

“That it be proposed to the NGC to ratify the decision by NEC that the Orange Democratic Movement formally joins the Azimio la Umoja coalition/ coalition party,” ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna said in a statement.

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