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ODM Hands Abdulswamad Nassir The Party Ticket For Mombasa Gubernatorial Race

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Following lengthy talks, ODM party has chosen Mvita MP Abdulswamad Nassir as its ticket holder for the Mombasa race.

The decision was reached after five polls both internal and external showed Nassir was ahead of his closest rival Shahbal. The two have huge following that it became an issue for the party to consolidate their the bases. It took the intervention of the election board and the party leader Raila Odinga to bring the contestants together to come to a consensus in which they both agreed to back Nassir.

ODM leaders led by Raila when they made the pronouncement.

Shahbal has also accepted the results and vowed to support the party and the candidate to ensure they win the election which as for now is in their favor. They both agreed that the party is larger than individuals and that they must clinch the position currently held by Hassan Joho an ODM member.

More to follow..


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