ODM leader Raila Odinga has revealed the way forward after his party, Orange Democratic Movement formally exited the troubled National Super Alliance (NASA). In a tweet just a few minutes after the party’s Secretary-General Edwin Sifuna announced a formal divorce from the opposition coalition, Mr. Odinga said the party is now embarking on a new, inclusive and futuristic political trajection which will see it form new partnerships and court new allies.
”The ODM Party NEC has resolved that the party formally exit the NASA Coalition. We shall now embark on a new, inclusive and futuristic political trajectory,” Mr. Odinga tweeted, adding he was impressed by the orange party’s commitment to social justice.
Already plans are in place for countrywide tours to by the party as it engages new partners at the grassroots across the country while coming up with a new political formation.
”We hold that NASA is in the past. To further demonstrate this point, the NEC of ODM has today (Thursday, July 29) resolved to formally exit the NASA coalition. The NEC has further deliberated on the future of the Party and its need to make new friends. We intend to embark on a programme to build new partnerships and extend the ongoing talks with our potential partners to the grassroots,” said ODM Secretary-General Edwin Sifuna.