Tag: Paul Otuoma

Otuoma quits ODM after losing Busia ticket, promises to support Raila

| April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Otuoma quits ODM after losing Busia ticket, promises to support Raila

Funyula MP Paul Otuoma has ditched ODM, making good his threat of running for Busia governor as an independent candidate. Otuoma faced off against against incumbent Sospeter Ojaamong in contentious ODM primaries last week. Major protests rocked the county after Ojaamong was declared the winner of the primaries with 92,358 votes against Otuoma’s 63,752. Otuoma […]

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Uhuru, Raila to attend Otuoma’s son burial in Busia

| November 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Uhuru, Raila to attend Otuoma’s son burial in Busia

President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected in Busia County on Saturday to condole with Funyula MP Paul Otuoma who lost his son a week ago. Statehouse Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu confirmed the President will be attending the burial of Malcon Otuoma, who died at the Nairobi Hospital last Friday. Cord Leader Raila Odinga is also expected to […]

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I will not leave ODM, Funyula MP Paul Otuoma declares after skipping Ababu event

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
I will not leave ODM, Funyula MP Paul Otuoma declares after skipping Ababu event

Funyula MP Paul Otuoma has said he will not leave ODM for any party. Otuoma, John Waluke (Sirisia) and Budalangi Mp Ababu Namwamba had resigned from ODM claiming they were “frustrated” by the party’s leadership. It had been said the three were behind the ‘mulembe consciousness’ movement aimed at uniting Western residents and securing their […]

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Otuoma says he won’t leave ODM, demands dialogue

| July 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
Otuoma says he won’t leave ODM, demands dialogue

Funyula MP Paul Otuoma has said he will not leave ODM party and accused party leader Raila Odinga of unwillingness to embrace dialogue. He asked Mr Odinga to address issues raised by 11 western Kenya MPs, whom he said lack power and a channel to raise their issues. He accused unnamed MPs from Luo Nyanza […]

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Ojiambo’s LPK now welcomes rebels Otuoma and Ababu Namwamba

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ojiambo’s LPK now welcomes rebels Otuoma and Ababu Namwamba

Labour Party of Kenya chairperson Julia Ojiambo (pictured) has reversed herself and now says the party welcomes ODM rebel politicians from Western. The Star is told Ojiambo has expressed willingness for embattled ODM secretary general Ababu Namwamba and former vice chairman Paul Otuoma to take over her party, but with conditions for her to get […]

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