TV news anchor officially joins ODM
17 February 2016, 16:37
Nairobi - A TV presenter who is well known for his hard hitting comments has joined ODM and will vie for an electoral position come the 2017 polls.
James Smart, a former presenter at KTN and NTV has joined Raila Odinga's stable and will seek to win the Ruaraka electoral seat come the 2017 polls.
Smart has been off the set studying in the United Kingdom and will now join active politics for the rest of the year and 2017.
" He has been meeting the ODM top brass and is currently on board. He has spoken to the party leader who wants him to join ODM as he is a helpful presence," a source at the party told News24.
Smart did not comment on the news.
If indeed he confirms the news, Smart will take on current MP Tom Kajwang come the 2017 elections, a tough opponent for the green politician to be.
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