Dalmas Otieno to vie for presidency in 2017
17 November 2014, 09:38
Nyanza - Rongo MP Dalmas Otieno on Saturday said he will be in the race to State House in 2017.
Otieno, who was elected on the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party ticket in 2013 polls, has been at loggerheads with the party after he said that he was ready to break ranks with the party and vie for presidency, Daily Nation reported.
Following his remarks, ODM Migori branch resolved to terminate his membership in the party in April.
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He said he is in the process of coming up with a new party that will change the style of politics in Luo Nyanza, a region that has for been backing former Prime Minister Raila Odinga for a long time.
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