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Ababu Namwamba named Labour Party leader

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By Standard Reporter | Sep 22nd 2016 | 1 min read
From left: Professor Julia Ojiambo, Ababu Namwamba and David Makali during Labour Party relaunch in Nairobi. 

Budalangi Member of Parliament Ababu Namwamba is now the leader of the Labour Party of Kenya which relaunched on Thursday evening.

Veteran journalist David Makali who has declared interest in vying for the Bungoma Senatorial seat in 2017 general election will be the Secretary General.

Professor Julia Ojiambo has retained the post of party Chairperson.

The announcement came following disquiet over former ODM Secretary General Namwamba’s plans. Namwamba had indicated that he would reveal his next move after resigning from ODM leadership.

Namwamba had stated that the event to launch a new outfit would take place in Nairobi because of its national importance.

“The movement is not about Namwamba, it brings on board many political actors and has a complete and functional technical team currently working on final touches ahead of the launch,” said Namwamba at a past interview.

He had termed the new outfit as a Third Force that would provide Kenyans with an option besides Jubilee and CORD.

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