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ODM agrees on changes in nomination process

05 April 2012, 08:24

Nairobi – The ODM National Executive Council (NEC) on Wednesday agreed to repeal a controversial clause in the party’s Constitution which guaranteed the party leader which the Raila Odinga holds to be the automatic presidential flag bearer.

This latest move vindicates Deputy Prime Minister Musalia Mudavadi as he has been pushing for the repeal of the clause that stipulates that the party leader is the automatic presidential candidate in a general election.

Many ODM supporters will be happy to see an end to the stalemate that dogged party which had failed to agree on the mode of nominations to use to select their flag bearer for the presidential seat.

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