Mulembe Youth Movement is set to replace Kakamega senator Cleophas Malala with Saboti Mp Caleb Amisi as its spokesperson.
Addressing the party delegates in Bungoma County, ODM secretary general Edwin Sifuna said that they need to strengthen the outfit that supports the party leader Raila Odinga and the handshake.
He said that the recent actions displayed by Malala doesn’t augur well with the Mulembe youth movement agendas.
“You have seen him going back to his party leader Musalia Mudavadi and has also been embroiled in many issues that puts the outfit into much scrutiny,” said Sifuna.
He added, “We are soon going to replace Malala with Hamisi after he rejoined ANC which has the presidential candidate, we want a youth who is focused and can unite all youths at his disposal,”.
Sifuna also said that ODM will treat Bungoma, Vihiga and Ukambani differently because there are people who wanted to kill ODM.
“We need to rejuvenate ODM in those regions, they will be supported morally and financially so that the party gains grassroot support, we will hold serious meetings to make sure that the party is well known through opening of offices in every sub county,” he said.
Sifuna continued, “We will also ensure that we put up parliamentary presidential campaign coordinating committees so that the party can be felt all over the country,”.
He said that the party will rotate meetings in all sub counties in Bungoma county to ensure that they reach every corner and attract many people.On BBI Sifuna asked People to stop spreading unnecessary propaganda on it.
“BBI will help in disbursing funds to counties and to ensure development is seen in the grassroots, BBI will also offer a solution to the proposed two-thirds gender rule,” he said.
The SG said that only ODM proposed the gender rule mechanism to realize a solution to the existence of the 2/3 gender rule.
“ODM wants an automatic appointment of judges after a certain period if the president fails to appoint them, we also want changes in IEBC so that every candidate has a right to be elected without being manipulated by officials,” said Sifuna