Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga has appointed Laikipia Governor Ndiritu Muriithi as his new campaign chairman ahead of the 2022 election.
In a statement seen by Litkenya.com, Raila said that Ndiriitu has over 29 years of experience in leadership and management as an economist and financial markets expert in Kenya, South Africa, Canada and Australia.
“The Governor of Laikipia, H.E. Hon Ndiritu Muriithi, has been nominated and accepted to become chair of the board of the Raila Odinga 2022 Campaign. An economist and financial markets expert, Governor Muriithi, has over 29 years’ experience in leadership and management in Kenya, South Africa, Canada and Australia.
“Governor Murithi was instrumental in the drive to have the derelict Nairobi-Nanyuki and Gilgil-Nyahururu railway lines rehabilitated. He is the current finance, planning and economic affairs committee chairperson of the Council of Governors elected in January 2021,” said the statement.
Additionally, Elizabeth Meyo has been appointed as the chief executive for the campaigns and head the campaign secretariat.
“Meyo will be the overall chief executive of the campaign, implement its strategic and key decisions, head the campaign secretariat, and make all vital decisions. She will be the sole campaign spokesperson,” the statement added.
Meyo, currently a consultant to the IMF, brings over three decades of administrative and strategic experience to the position.
She is the immediate former Commissioner of the Domestic Taxes Department at Kenya Revenue Authority.