ODM to recruit new officials in Nakuru
16 February 2015, 10:24
Nakuru - The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) is set to recruit new leaders in Nakuru County to strengthen itself ahead of the 2017 general election.
County assembly minority leader, Daniel Ambale said the party is keen on broadening support for its presidential candidate in 2017.
"We are mapping up to strengthen the opposition especially at the County level. The party will also launch membership recruitment campaigns," said Ambale.
The minority leader told News24 that the party will hold branch election in 2016 but revealed that County party leadership was currently involved in strengthening structures at the grassroots.
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The ODM elected MCA for Kaptembwo ward further said that the party was targeting more County assembly seats to solidify its base in the cosmopolitan County.
"The County plans competitive recruitment of a branch chairman and other party officials. The seats will be filled mainly by energetic young people who will support the presidential candidate in 2017," he said.
He further said that they want to create a whole new outfit with young, brilliant and exciting people to drive party agenda.
He revealed that the fresh ODM leaders will hold a retreat early next year to decide on when to start massive membership recruitment together with a series of rallies and meetings across the County.
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