The announcement last Week by the National Governing Council of the ODM that the National Delegates Coogress of the Party be held in February 2014 has elicited rivalry and jostling for Positions among politicians in the party.
Already a number of politicians both in Parliament and outside Parliament have started expressing interest in some of the top positions in the National office.
Kisumu Central MP Ken Obura has been traversing parts of Nyanza telling people that he is interested in the Secretary General’s seat which is held by Prof Anyang’ Nyongo the Kisumu Senator.
However politicians from Kisii region are keen to have the seat of National Treasurer which has been held by Mr. Dalmas Otieno in an Acting Position.
Mr. Otieno has been acting since the resignation from the party of Mr. Omingo Magara three years ago.
Politicians from Gusii region are keen on retaining the seat in the region. Bomachoge Chache MP Mr. Simeon Ogari is one of those interested in the position.
Ogari says the seat belongs to the region and that ODM Delegates should Consider giving it to the region.
He says he is interested in the seat because he wants to revitalize the Party and help in fundraising activities.
Another MP from the region who is interested in the seat is Kitutu Masaba’s Mr. Timothy Bosire.