Edwin Sifuna

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Edwin Sifuna alisema : “Kuna maswali ya msingi yanaotokana na madai yanaoibuliwa kuhusu nani alifanya nani rais. Njia ya pekee ya eneo la Mlima Kenya kupiga kura jinsi lilivyopiga ni kwa sababu Kenyatta alikuwa kileleni mwa tiketi hiyo. Sasa tunataka kuona huyi mtu anayedai kuwa alimfanya kuwa rais, akijifanya sasa rais 2022,” External link

tuko Tuesday, July 5, 2022 10:08:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : “Tunaamini kuwa hii chuki yote ambayo Ruto anadhihirisha dhidi ya bosi wake ni kwa sababu Rais alifanya maamuzi ambayo yalimfanya kuhisi kuwa naibu wake sio mtu sahihi wa kumrithi,” External link

tuko Tuesday, July 5, 2022 10:08:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema ( about Anthony Oluoch ) : "Tuna mgombea mmoja tu huko Mathare naye ni Anthony Oluoch, huyu kijana anaitwa Bahati ni mdogo wangu na tutazungumza, nitahakikisha tunamtafutia nafasi nyingine ndani ya serikali ya Azimio," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 29, 2022 7:28:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema ( about Anthony Oluoch ) : "Tuna mgombea mmoja tu huko Mathare naye ni Anthony Oluoch, huyu kijana anaitwa Bahati ni mdogo wangu na tutazungumza, nitahakikisha tunamtafutia nafasi nyingine ndani ya serikali ya Azimio," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 29, 2022 6:58:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : “Ahsante sana wana Jubilee Nairobi (Thank you very much Jubilee Nairobi) for resolving the Mathare question for us. We now have a candidate. Hio kijana ya kulia lia nitachukua (that boy who cries all the time) apology yake kwa Diana personally,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, June 28, 2022 1:57:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : “I want to assure you that ODM has no hand in the delay of issuance of ODM ticket. Our friends in Azimio-One Kenya asked us to hold onto the ticket as consensus talks are ongoing,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, April 20, 2022 3:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : “We want to be respected within Azimio One Kenya, we will not allow candidates to be forced on us. Don’t force on us someone who will be defeated,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, April 20, 2022 3:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We are 60 per cent done. Talks are within our party, and not with our partners on where to field or not. It is a foregone conclusion that we shall have ODM candidates in all the positions in Kajiado county," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, April 12, 2022 10:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have had differences before within NASA and now that we have a handshake between us, we will be walking together,” External link

capitalfm Friday, April 1, 2022 6:29:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have had differences before within NASA and now that we have a handshake between us,we will be walking together,” External link

capitalfm Friday, April 1, 2022 5:40:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “We will not insult him, instead we will pray that the same God who healed his leg will also heal his mouth and heart against making such remarks,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, March 19, 2022 7:52:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “They thought ODM and Jubilee could not walk together, they have been proved wrong. We will work with Jubilee to deliver in Nairobi,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 18, 2022 7:27:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “He is supposed to leave this evening to the UK. Now that he is the candidate, he is supposed to talk to the diaspora support and also the powers in the West so that they understand his agenda for the country. He can now engage as the incoming president,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, March 13, 2022 7:49:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Nobody can force you to join an association that you do not want [to be part of]. If you have bought into the vision of the President and Raila Odinga, you join us without conditions and [allow us] to have a conversation,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, March 1, 2022 4:26:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Mutula Kilonzo ) : "The percentage share of the political parties fund was for the Members of Parliament of ODM. They don't add the money from the votes Mutula (Makueni Senator Mutula) received as a member of the coalition," "Out of that money, 61 per cent goes to ODM, 18% to Wiper, 11% to Amani and 9% to Ford Kenya. From those figures, 18% is Sh25 million for the financial year 2018/2019 when they can claim they were part of the coalition" External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 1, 2022 1:05:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : "What I owe (Wiper) is for the second year of 2020/2021, and I have to wait for the exchequer to release the funds," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 1, 2022 1:05:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : “The application was filed through fraud and illegality since nine of them have denied authorising the filing. The logical conclusion is that the applicants concocted a dispute and went about shopping for people to support them,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, February 26, 2022 4:43:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We want to follow the example of Ida Odinga who on December 10 released Raila to Kenyans, on those footsteps as ODM Secretary-General I want to say Baba that we as delegates of ODM that we release you to the nation," "We want the rest of the nation to know all the good things that you represent" External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 26, 2022 4:42:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “this is the last NDC for ODM in opposition, we are winning this election” External link

capitalfm Saturday, February 26, 2022 11:34:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "That in light of the challenges of the past 2 years brought about by the Covid pandemic, it is proposed to the NGC/NDC to defer Elections of National officials to sometime next year and harmonization be done to fill vacancies in the NEC for the time being," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 24, 2022 6:25:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Some of the Chairpersons are already leading consensus in their regions. These leaders are aware of what candidates are viable in specific areas. In Narok East constituency we had 12 and now they are down to three. Party nominations in ODM are ongoing,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, February 17, 2022 11:44:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Some of the Chairpersons are already leading consensus in their regions. These leaders are aware of what candidates are viable in specific areas. In Narok East constituency we had 12 and now they are down to three. Party nominations in ODM are ongoing,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 20, 2022 7:04:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We are now dealing with an opponent who has realized that he cannot win. They have previously told us issues to do with Kenya should be dealt with in the country. Why are you writing to international community? They are laying a basis for rejection of results in 2022,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 20, 2022 4:50:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : “We know the reason why this people encounter this violence cases. It is because they carry money and you can give X and leave Y. You must give everybody money,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 20, 2022 4:50:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “They have been craving any remote chance to besmirch the names of President Uhuru, Rt Hon Odinga, and CS Matiangi, in a desperate attempt to draw false parallels and hand us the violence skunk they are breeding,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 17, 2022 11:30:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Even if you are not interested in politics, politics is interested in you. Decisions made by leaders affect you directly. There is relationship how jobs are created and the leadership of a country,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 11, 2022 11:21:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “In the first week of January, we will have our NEC followed by NGC in February and then NDC in March,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 21, 2021 6:31:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “IEBC has allowed us to start nomination. For instance, in Narok East, we started with 12 aspirants and now we are down to three hopefuls,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 21, 2021 6:31:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We will do a first poll in February, March and April. By May, all the tickets shall have been issued to the popular candidates,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 21, 2021 6:31:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “I will henceforth vote at Loresho Primary School in Westlands Constituency. I will be vying for the Nairobi County Senatorial seat in 2022 on an ODM ticket,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, December 16, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "I will henceforth vote at Loresho Primary School in Westlands Constituency," "I will be vying for the Nairobi County Senatorial seat in 2022 on The ODM Party Ticket" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 16, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "Let's celebrate the people present here not those who are not here," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 10, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “It is now common knowledge that everything we do, we will do as a team. Even in planning this event, we are working as one team,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 7, 2021 1:46:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “IEBC will need security agencies, ICT and Judiciary in the conduct of the coming elections. They (IEBC) should not be intimidated by a party with only one elected MP,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 1, 2021 8:09:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “IEBC will need security agencies, ICT and Judiciary in the conduct of the coming elections. They should not be intimidated by a party with only one elected MP,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 1, 2021 8:09:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “For us to have a successful election we can’t possibly have IEBC work in isolation. Election preparedness requires all stakeholders to work in coordination. When we have put in place government agencies to work in collaboration, it’s not a good scenario to see the IEBC run away and distance themselves,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, November 30, 2021 5:48:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Contrary to what the Murgor Sisters are claiming, our clients have made no offers at all to settle this matter because they firmly believe in due process,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 25, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The Murgor Sisters must be reminded that the ODPP is an independent office not subject to direction or control of anyone, including famous uncles,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 25, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We demand the immediate arrest of the Murgor Sisters failing which a formal complaint shall be lodged against the DCIO Langata,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 25, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : “Then we shall come to a consensus on who is the best to be on the ballot. ,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 15, 2021 12:04:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : “You are one of the least people expected to shame the party. We have a responsibility to prepare our candidates regardless of the Jubilee-ODM merger. We buy into the agenda plan of Wanyonyi to lead this race,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, November 14, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "We are now dealing with an extremely desperate opponent and all this noise is that they were banking on rejection of our party leader Raila Odinga in the Mt. Kenya region. They were saying that Raila is unacceptable in Mt. Kenya. Now that Mt. Kenya region has demonstrated that they have opened their eyes, ears and heart on the message of unity. Right now they have started using tactics of opposition," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 11, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "Yesterday the DP entered Kisumu and youths were given money unevenly. The youths started to fight for that money and now they are saying that it is ODM and it is Raila who threw stones at them," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 11, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "UDA people should leave the police to do their work, the police wrote a letter that Kondele incident was due to youths fighting over money which was dished out by the hustler nation," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 11, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “They have started preparing the ground to reject the elections. They have realised that he (Ruto) is going to lose and are busy preparing to set the ground,” “We want Ruto to come out in public and assure the country that he will accept the outcome of the polls” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 10, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “When your children are handed ambassadorial jobs but others you want to give wheelbarrow. They promised youths one million jobs but now they are telling us about wheelbarrows. We believe in human dignity. Even the work you do must have dignity,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 10, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “I want William Ruto to assure this country that he will accept the results of elections in August 2022.We have started seeing all signs he will not become the president in 2022.We want an assurance from Ruto that he will accept the decision by Kenyans to make Raila the president in 2022,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, November 9, 2021 5:51:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We will hold rallies and then later hold a leaders’ meeting in Ol Joro Rok where our day will end. We will make about 10 stopovers along the road,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 5, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “You come for the rally. I am not going to disclose to you if the party leader will make that announcement at that rally,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 30, 2021 8:49:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “There are so many lobby groups that have shown interest in working with Raila. We want to have a register so that we can coordinate activities to achieve more success,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 30, 2021 8:49:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Central Kenya ) : “Our Azimio la Umoja will be in Machakos county on November 12 then we shall move to Central Kenya on a date to be announced,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, October 27, 2021 4:40:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "They have said life is too short and they want to enjoy, let the curfew be lifted so that youths can enjoy life peacefully baba, " External link

tuko Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna asked : “If you have a joint presidential candidate, how do you not have a joint presidential campaign team?” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 5, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We want you to feel free whenever you move around Nyeri town or anywhere else donning ODM colours and be easy to talk about the party, that is the Kenya we want,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Tunataka kuwakumbusha wanachama wote kwamba wakati kuna haja ya kufungua ofisi yoyote ya chama, ni lazima ifanyike kwa kushauriana na uongozi wa chama," External link

tuko Saturday, October 2, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "Even the most eager bride must wait for the groom to pose the question. Somebody cannot just wave and you tell him to go and talk to your parents. There are 13 months to go to the elections. We will provide details of the presidential candidate then," External link

allafrica Monday, June 21, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We have the tacit approval of our principals to engage formally as organs and officials of the party. Our counterparts in Jubilee will take the natural next step of the formalising handshake relationship," "We have the authority. There will be more engagements on how we can actualise this partnership" External link

allafrica Monday, June 21, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We had our initial meeting today. We have started talks that will see us having a pre-2022 coalition agreement with Jubilee,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 18, 2021 7:27:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "After consultation with party leadership and the NEB, the party has resolved to postpone the remaining NEB processes on this matter to focus on the BBI process," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 8, 2021 12:54:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Peace ) : "My deepest condolences to the family and friends of my friend Ali Waziri who passed on this morning... May he rest in Peace," External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 7, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have no doubt in our mind that the One Kenya Alliance is going to be our competitors in 2022. They have proved it in various by-elections and in their pronouncements,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 3, 2021 7:16:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna wrote : “Kindly note that the party has not made any changes to the leadership and the same did not originate from us,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 31, 2021 4:29:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : “While my office attempts to ascertain the propriety or otherwise of the actions taken, we urge that the status quo ante be reverted to immediately,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 27, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna wrote : “Kindly note that the party has not made any changes to the leadership and the same did not originate from us,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, May 27, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We are happy that at the end of it all ODM was able to defeat all that intimidation and was able to secure victory for the party. We have to leave it at the foot of the President to tell us whether indeed everybody in his government is on board with this handshake,” “Our position was that it was possible to have a friendly contest between the two political parties but there are elements within the state who have taken this thing personally as we saw in Matungu and now in Bonchari” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 20, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "I want to reiterate what those who have spoken before me have said that as a party, we don't ask for favours. What we ask for is a fair and level playfield. Where there is a level playing field, ODM will always win elections," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:10:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added ( about Commission ) : "I also want to thank the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) returning officer Benson Ambuko for attending to all the issues we raised as a party," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:10:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "I want to reiterate what those who have spoken before me have said that as a party, we don't ask for favours. What we ask for is a fair and level playfield. Where there is a level playfield, ODM will always win elections," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added ( about Commission ) : "I also want to thank the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) returning officer Benson Ambuko for attending to all the issues we raised as a party," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We got information that some papers were brought in a torn box. Upon reaching here, however, we have been assured that it was spoiled on delivery. We hope they are telling us the truth,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 18, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We know that the ballot material must arrive while intact and opened in presence of all agents. There are a lot of rumours going around regarding the integrity of the process. Some of the ballot boxes transporting voting materials are non-transparent...We've been assured the boxes will not find their way into the polling centres," External link

tuko Monday, May 17, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : "We condemn in the strongest terms possible the misuse of police in the ongoing campaigns for the Bonchari by-election. Police have been throwing teargas canisters at our small town hall meetings and even protecting the Jubilee candidate," External link

tuko Monday, May 17, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "desperate times call for desperate measures" External link

standardmedia Friday, May 14, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have it on authority that as our candidate’s meetings were being disrupted , a top national government official was holed up in a secret meeting with senior government operatives in Bonchari,” External link

standardmedia Friday, May 14, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : "My first journey to Nairobi can be described basically as a miracle. I came to the city with a bed because I wanted to avoid sleeping on the floor. I started life at South B on a staff quarters (SQ) house," External link

tuko Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:59:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : "The decision that was taken by the leadership of the House was to be able to ensure that the interests of the party in the passage of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) bill were protected. Afterward, there was a discussion in the leadership of the party that it might have been necessary to oust Amollo at that particular time, but wisdom has prevailed now," External link

tuko Thursday, May 13, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Kama chama, tuliweka wazi kuwa baada ya BBI kupitia katika kura ya maamuzi tutaweka miundo mbinu na utaratibu wa kuunda serikali ijayo," External link

tuko Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Everybody by now understands that there is no amendment that can go into that Bill. Even people are expressing what they would have wished to see, the final denominator or at the final analysis is that we all agree that the Bill has to be passed as it is,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 7, 2021 8:33:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We said we will look for fresh blood. We shall look at coalition after BBI,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 12, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Siasa huwa si mchezo. Ni sekta inayohitaji umakini wa hali ya juu isipokuwa siku ya wajinga, April Fools Day," External link

tuko Friday, April 2, 2021 2:18:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “So, here is the position. Raila Odinga did not apply for the party’s ticket. His long-held position is that he will not discuss 2022 until after the BBI process is done,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 2, 2021 2:11:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “After consultation with party leadership and the NEB, the party has resolved to postpone the remaining NEB processes on this matter to focus on the BBI process,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 2, 2021 2:11:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “At the close of the application period, the party received only two applications from Joho and Oparanya. These will be processed in the usual manner by the NEB,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 2, 2021 1:05:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “You need to lighten up, friends, it’s never that serious,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 2, 2021 1:05:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Politics can be serious business. Politics is serious business every day of the calendar. Except for April 1st. We took the liberty of joining in the days pranks with our communication yesterday knowing well our friends in the media and politics would know better,” External link

capitalfm Friday, April 2, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "Politics can be serious business. Politics is serious business every day of the calendar. Except for April 1st," "We took the liberty of joining in the day's pranks with our communication yesterday knowing well our friends in media and politics would not know better," External link

tuko Friday, April 2, 2021 12:18:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “So, here is the position. Raila Odinga did not apply for the party’s ticket. His long-held position is that he will not discuss 2022 until after the BBI process is done,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 2, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “After consultation with party leadership and the NEB, the party has resolved to postpone the remaining NEB processes on this matter to focus on the BBI process,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 2, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The post-BBI alliance ODM is working on will be fresh, strong, vibrant and packed with men and women who can stand on their own and give birth to a new nation post-BBI,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 2, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "After consultation with party leadership and the NEB, the party has resolved to postpone the remaining NEB processes on this matter to focus on the BBI process," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 1, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “Tomorrow (Wednesday) at noon, we shall have released the names of all who have applied,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “They have panicked because they know there is no way that election can pass the test of a free and fair election. It is telling that up to now the ANC and its party leader who tries to portray himself as "Mr. Clean" are yet to condemn the violence meted out on innocent wananchi by their goons,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "If you have been in a situation as long as the world has been in when it comes to COVID-19, nothing should catch you by surprise really because everything about the pandemic is known," External link

tuko Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "David Were ameelekea mahakamani kupinga uchaguzi wa Nabulindo, huu ni uamuzi wa mgombeaji na miongoni mwa sababu kuu ni ubadhirifu wa kura" External link

tuko Monday, March 29, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We are working with other political parties in a bid to form an alliance that will shake the country and shape the politics of the land for years to come," External link

tuko Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:46:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : "Being the biggest and most experienced player on the scene, the ODM party has been mentioned quite a bit. We understand so well that partnerships are an essential part of our politics," External link

tuko Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:46:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Knowing that partnerships are an essential part of our politics, the Orange Democratic Movement is also working on a broader, better and bolder alliance that will shake the country and shape the politics of the land for years to come,” “The new alliance will have younger and fresh blood with clear ideological positions on the issues of the day” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 25, 2021 2:35:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The standing resolution of NEC is that we hold grassroots elections,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:14:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "ODM supported the Wiper candidate for senate in Machakos. Even the decision by Chapo Chap to withdraw from the race was influenced largely by Raila in order to help Kalonzo win over UDA," External link

tuko Monday, March 22, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The party chose this method in the middle of other options that include carrying out party primaries,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, March 18, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We had four options of pick our candidate in line with relevant party rules and we settled on mediated consensus which we felt was the most ideal given the circumstances. However, when consultation by top party officials failed to bear fruits the central committee had to make a decision,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:09:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The renowned expert hired by ODM went round the constituency and the verdict was Oimeke was more popular than the rest,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:09:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We are asking the public to avoid. They can use our online services like registrations,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have tested everybody, including the legal committee of the party that accompanied our party leader to Mombasa,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : "It (EPRA) has shown a lack of sensitivity to the aspirations of the common man and a danger to the president’s Agenda 4 items. Silence on our part at this time will amount to complicity, and we therefore unequivocally state that we are opposed to this increase in the price of fuel. We demand that this decree is rescinded before it becomes effective," External link

tuko Monday, March 15, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Matokeo yangu ya vipimo yalionyesha nina COVID-19. Ninajua ingawa wengine katika timu yangu walipimwa na kupatikana kuwa na virusi. Tutaendelea kuwaombea uponyaji wa haraka na kuchukua hatua za kuzuia kuenea zaidi kwa virusi," External link

tuko Sunday, March 14, 2021 9:52:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "My test results came back negative for COVID-19. I am aware though that some in my team tested positive. We shall continue to pray for their quick healing and take measures to prevent further spread of the virus," External link

tuko Saturday, March 13, 2021 10:38:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “We are happy to note that the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill 2020 has addressed the issue of shared prosperity, strengthening devolution, gender parity and inclusivity in development among others,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 12, 2021 12:17:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Allocating resources towards programmes that impact on economic and social rights means budgeting will take a pro-poor development approach and this will have a direct effect on majority of Kenyans,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 12, 2021 12:17:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “ODM went into the Handshake expecting nothing. We have got nothing in the past three years. One cannot claim betrayal in the absence of any specific promise or expectation,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 10, 2021 12:07:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : "This issue of civil servants trying to prop up certain people for the presidential succession is not new. Even in 2002, Uhuru was a State project because Moi designated him as his successor. He failed. In 2013, Mudavadi was the preferred successor to Kibaki, and he failed. We want to assure you that all State projects, even in 2022, will fail because the will of the people is supreme," External link

allafrica Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "ODM had no expectation at all that we would be supported by the government in these by-elections or that Uhuru will say Raila tosha in 2022. Our biggest complaint in Matungu is that state machinery was used to prop up Musalia Mudavadi," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 9, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "ODM had no expectation at all that we would be supported by government in these by-elections or that Uhuru will say Raila Tosha in 2022. Our biggest complaint in Matungu is that state machinery was used to prop up Musalia Mudavadi," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 9, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “By-elections are really straining parties in terms of resources and time invested but they cannot project how parties will perform in 2022 because by-elections have their unique dynamics,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 26, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “In 2002, he fled the Rainbow movement and returned to be a three-month VP when the whole country was recalibrating its politics and seeking a fresh start. Later in 2013, he fled ODM to seek the presidency on his own. Available data shows that he lost to Raila in 46 counties with a virtual tie in his home county of Vihiga,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:24:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Hon Kalonzo Musyoka on the other hand was the quintessential one-party rule man and a late entrant to the 2002 liberation movement. He only opted to join Hon Odinga in 2013 after his cunning attempt to exploit the ICC tribulations of President Uhuru and DP Ruto fell flat. He was seeking a landing spot and got a soft one,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:24:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The criteria our members have set for us is that we should not enter into antagonistic coalitions that will cannibalise ODM,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:24:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “It is becoming rather tasteless lately, having to consume the whining from the former NASA co-principals, in their greedy desire to have Raila step down for them in the 2022 race,” External link

capitalfm Monday, February 22, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We now have to contend with a band of pretenders to the throne, who think that the presidency is a potato you can slice in pieces and share out at a table,” External link

capitalfm Monday, February 22, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “It is becoming rather tasteless lately, having to consume the whining from the former NASA co-principals, in their greedy desire to have Raila step down for them in the 2022 race,” External link

capitalfm Monday, February 22, 2021 12:36:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We now have to contend with a band of pretenders to the throne, who think that the presidency is a potato you can slice in pieces and share out at a table,” External link

capitalfm Monday, February 22, 2021 12:36:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “These are gentlemen who cannot operate without a sponsor. They are dependent on the other people and cannot stand on their own. We wish them well as ODM. For us, we have moved on as a party. We are looking for mutually beneficial agreements and partnerships,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 22, 2021 10:08:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We did not have a NEC meeting in the last quarter of last year in December. That is why we planned the meeting....,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 15, 2021 9:16:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We are going to meet leaders from various regions. We will be giving schedules,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 8, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Turkana meeting is part of the engagements that we have lined up. Tomorrow [Monday]we will be in Kisumu before we release another schedule,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 8, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna declared : “There is absolutely no chance that ODM will support another party's candidate. We have participated in elections before and won as ODM. People should not create the notion that ODM must be in a coalition to win an election,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 5, 2021 6:21:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Standing Orders ) : “Those timelines are constitutional and subject to individual Standing Orders of each sssembly, so we leave it to the assemblies to determine when they want to pass it. I is within their purview,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 2, 2021 7:48:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Building Bridges ) : “Next week I have invited all my 56o MCAs to talk about the Building Bridges Initiative. They will meet experts who will take them through the documents,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 30, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We are not concerned; these people are not members of ODM so when we ran our party programmes, we don’t insist on non members being part of the entourage,” “This is an ODM party programme, we cannot insist on having people who are not members of ODM there, if they find time to come they can come if they don’t want to come that is their own choice” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 29, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Mike Sonko ) : “The recent confession by the disgraced former Governor of Nairobi, Mike Sonko that he participated in stage managing violence and destruction of property that he and his co-conspirators then pinned on ODM, is welcome but amounts to too little too late,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : “ODM demands a full inquiry into the matter so as to establish the motives and extent of these mafia-like covert criminal acts as well as all persons and institutions involved,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “It is only ODM that follows democratic provisions to put in place processes that are free and fair for all,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 25, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Those who know that they can't win the presidency without Raila's support must now apply. If Raila was to support anyone then that person must be within ODM, this is the opportunity for them to join ODM,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 25, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added ( about Mike Sonko ) : “The problem, I have with Sonko is that he never took his work seriously. All the time he was sending these letters to the assembly he was doing it as a joke not thinking of the consequences they had,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : “The Speaker had to act as Governor since at that time there was a vacuum in both offices. Since Kananu was vetted and sworn in as the DG, the law clearly says with a vacuum in the Governor’s office the Deputy Governor become the designate Governor,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Hauwezi kukimbia kuzungumzia mambo ya sheria kwa sababu kuna watu ambao wanatarajia LSK kutekeleza wajibu wake inavyohitajika rais ana wajibu," External link

tuko Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna charged : "You cannot run away from a discussion of the law because there are people who expect LSK to perform its function properly and the president is responsible," External link

tuko Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:58:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "As ODM, we are not parting ways with Uhuru. Where he will go we will be there together," External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 18, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "There is no clause in BBI that guarantees Raila the presidency once passed. We believe that this is a person who has buit a political movement from a while back thatwhen he declares he wants to run, he has a political party that has the best grassroots network. He does not need to hide behind reports such as the BBI," External link

tuko Thursday, January 14, 2021 12:10:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “These noises are normal during election time, actually, they are tribal outfits. We should not even call them regional parties; they are tribal outfits pushing parochial agenda. The truth of the matter is that those noises have always been there but they have never changed anything,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 13, 2021 9:55:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We have no candidate in Kabuchai and we are not supporting anyone," External link

allafrica Monday, January 11, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We are getting back to normalcy in full swing,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 5, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Maina Kamanda ) : “That was not a public engagement; it was a private function where he was invited to Kamanda’s private home to just have lunch with him and leaders from the region,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 1, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : "Kenya is a multiparty democracy. That means parties must compete democratically in elections. Even in Kibra and recently in Kisumu North, ANC fielded candidates despite what they term BBI cooperation. Let them prepare for a bruising battle in Matungu because ODM shall be fielding a candidate," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “As a lawyer, I am offering 50 hours of free legal service in any case touching on gender-based violence, particularly in Msambweni. This will demonstrate genuine remorse so that we can put the chapter behind us,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 21, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We ran a professional campaign; it worked in Kisumu North and Debaso wards. Unfortunately, the turnout was low in our strongholds in Msambweni. Many of our supporters lost jobs and went upcountry” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 18, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We came up short in Msambweni and Wundanyi/Mbale but we regroup and forge ahead. Thanks to all our teams everywhere for the great effort,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The BBI has three sections policy proposals, legislative amendment and constitutional amendment. They are ones who have been telling us that you don’t need a referendum to do everything. Then when we separate the issues like we have, they say we have been shortchanged,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 27, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Because there was more than enough opportunity for people to give their views, then really we cannot start reopening that discussion right now,” External link

standardmedia Monday, November 23, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "They, however, cannot be entitled to money due to ODM on account of votes received by the parties other candidates that is; governors, MPs and MCAs for the simple reason that they did not campaign for them. ODM does not, therefore, receive any money on account of presidential vote from the 2017 General Election. ODM does not, therefore, owe any money to any other political party," External link

tuko Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Hawawezi kupata pesa kutoka ODM kwa msingi kuwa kura zilizoshindwa na waniaji wengine wa ugavana, ubunge na udiwani ni maana kuwa hawakutupigia debe. Kwa hivyo ODM haipokei pesa kutokana na matokeo ya uchaguzi mkuu wa 2017. Kwa hivyo ODM haina deni la chama chochote," External link

tuko Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "They, however, cannot be entitled to money due to ODM on account of votes received by the parties other candidates that is; governors, MPs and MCAs for the simple reason that they did not campaign for them. ODM does not, therefore, receive any money on account of presidential vote from the 2017 General Election. ODM does not, therefore, owe any money to any other political party," External link

tuko Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “If there was ever a time to call out, isolate and throw out the rogue gangsters occupying IEBC, it is now. They seek not to serve but to rob the public, televise their incompetence and impose themselves on a public that couldn’t be more nauseated,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 31, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Only a really dumb thief says but I stole this same way last time and it was ok, when caught in the act! The budget was overshot in 2010 and in all elections the electoral body has conducted since. It is at this time of reforms that we shall make it all right, regardless of how easy they walked away with the loot another time,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 31, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The Commission procured 1,694,400 security seals valued at 19,588,800.00 that were not used as intended,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 31, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "The window to give views is closed. The Constitutional Amendment Bill is sealed; we are not going to open discussion on an issue that has taken two years," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The governor himself is the one who requested for this meeting at the funeral of the Awendo MP’s [Walter Owino] father. He was the one who reached out and said that he wanted to convince the party [against the impeachment], so we want to listen to him,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 19, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We met with Coast senators and we agreed we give them that seat. They will tell us whom they want to take it,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The debt owed to ODM Party by Treasury is Sh7.7 billion. This financial year Parliament allocated Sh200 million only towards settlement of the debt meaning it will take close to 40 years to fully pay up at that rate,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema ( about Owen Baya ) : "Kwa kuzingatia umuhimu wa Baraza Kuu la Kitaifa (NEC) katika chma chetu na kwa ajili ya kutaka kuendeleza na haja ya kuweka heshima ya wanachama, NEC iliafikia kumsimamisha kwa muda Mhe. Owen Baya, Mbunge wa Kilifi Kaskazini kutoka kwenye uwanachama wa chombo hiki muhimu," External link

tuko Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Pia ameondolewa kutoka nafasi yake ya Naibu Katibu wa Mipango kutokana na matamshi yake ya karibuni na mienendo yake ambayo imetufanya kuhofia ikiwa kweli bado anajitolea kwa chama na maono malengo," External link

tuko Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about William Ruto ) : “We are not scared of Ruto. He can back any candidate but I can assure you that we will crush him the same way we did in Kibra,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The NEC has resolved to conduct a harmonisation exercise to fill existing gaps in the party leadership resulting from death, resignations or defections from the polling station level to the national level,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The board is scheduled to hold primaries in Msambweni and in Kisumu North where we have more than one applicant,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna announced : "The National Executive Council has resolved to conduct a harmonized exercise to fill existing gaps in the party resulting from deaths, resignations or defections to the polling station level to national level," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "Cognisant of the central role that the party's NEC plays in the management of the party and the need to maintain the probity of its deliberations, the NEC resolved to suspend Hon. Owen Baya, the MP for Kilifi North from membership of this critical organ and from his position as the Deputy Organisisng Secretary given his recent utterances and conduct that have cast doubt on his commitment to this party and its onbjectives," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 26, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "The board is scheduled to hold primaries in Msambweni and in Kisumu North ward where we have more than one applicant," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 26, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "As a party, we wish to thank Jubilee Party leader President Uhuru Kenyatta for the decision not to field a candidate in Msambweni in the spirit of the handshake. In the same spirit, the party's NEC has resolved that ODM will not be fielding candidates in Lake View Ward in Nakuru County and Kahawa Wendani Ward in Kiambu both of which were held by Jubilee," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 26, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “That is something that is strategic for the party, so when everything is in place the motion will be tabled. We are not going to go with the table of outsiders or the media we are going to go with the timetable of the party. What I can guarantee you is that we are almost there, 99 per cent,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have honestly looked at ourselves and even commissioned a task force to look into what has been happening. The team’s report, whose recommendations we have implemented, came with some indictment,” External link

standardmedia Friday, September 18, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “This is the best practice because delayed passage of the reports by parliament enables mischievous suspects to cover their tracks,” External link

standardmedia Friday, September 18, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “There are some people who have not seen the party leader for a long time. He (Raila) is back and will continue to hold consultative meetings with people wherever he wants,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Okoth Obado ) : "Governor Okoth Obado is the first casualty in an ODM electoral turf to be barred from entering office. It is of urgent concern to the party to consult with the area leaders on the way forward," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema ( about Okoth Obado ) : "Gavana Okoth Obado ni wa kwanza kutoka ODM ambaye amezuiwa kuingia ofisi yake. Ni suala linalohitaji kushughulikiwa kwa dharura na chama ni lazima kukutana na viongozi wa eneo hilo kuona ni vipi hali itakavyokuwa kuendelea mbele," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Okoth Obado ) : "Governor Okoth Obado is the first casualty in an ODM electoral turf to be barred from entering office. It is of urgent concern to the party to consult with the area leaders on the way forward," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told ( about Okoth Obado ) : “Governor Obado is the first casualty in an ODM electoral turf to be barred from entering office. It is of urgent concern to the party to consult with the area leaders on the way forward,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema ( about William Ruto ) : "Tunajua Ruto na ukaguzi sio marafiki, lakini tunakumbuka sakata ya bunguki feki ilivoytokea katika ofisi yake, alitaka uchunguzi ufanywe na kutusi vyombo vya habari.ODM pia inaomba vyobo vya habarik kusema ukweli na kuepuka kutoa habari zisizokuwa za kweli kwani zitiasaidiwa kuwaficha wezi kamili," External link

tuko Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We seek the indulgence of his memory in pointing out that ODM has also asked asked the media in this current case to stick to facts and avoid sensationalism because accusations of corruption without facts only help the real culprits behind the noise," External link

tuko Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : "If the DP now prosecutes such weighty matters on Twitter while still earning a salary, then taxpayers must demand that he takes a walk and become an activist or blogger," External link

tuko Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “This statement suggests that it is okay for the funds to be stolen if he is not to blame, or even more unsettling, it expresses the jealousy of being left out of the gravy train,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 24, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “This statement suggests that it is okay for the funds to be stolen if he is not to blame, or even more unsettling, it expresses the jealousy of being left out of the gravy train,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 24, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna responded : “We asked for an audit. In which language is that a defence of theft? It is the hope of the actual thieves to disappear in the fog of the manufactured ‘outrage’. The worst of Kenyans fear is you being in charge for we will lack words to describe the plunder that will ensue,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 24, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We gather that the DCI has been called into Kemsa to investigate these matters. We however wonder how this can be so, before a credible audit by the Auditor General is carried out to ascertain the veracity of these claims. The precedent has been set before, where the media goes on a sensationalist extravaganza, with half-baked information obtained from shadowy sources, ending up creating more problems than solutions,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 24, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna responded : “We asked for an audit. In which language is that a defence of theft? It is the hope of the actual thieves to disappear in the fog of the manufactured ‘outrage’. The worst of Kenyans fear is you being in charge for we will lack words to describe the plunder that will ensue,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 24, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : “It is disheartening to hear no less a senior government official than the DP go public with the juvenile and improper statement that at least now nobody will blame me for stealing Covid-19 funds” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, August 23, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We gather that the DCI has been called into KEMSA to investigate these matters. We, however, wonder how this can be so before a credible audit by the auditor-general is carried out to ascertain the veracity of this claims. Precedence has been set before where the media goes on a sensationalist extravaganza with the half-baked information obtained from shadowy sources ending up creating more problems than the solution," External link

tuko Sunday, August 23, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Secretary General ) : “We wonder how this can be so before a credible audit by the Auditor General is carried out to ascertain the veracity of these claims. The precedent has been set before, where the media goes on a sensationalist extravaganza, with half-baked information obtained from shadowy sources, ending up creating more problems than solutions,” “It is disheartening to hear no less a senior government official than the Deputy President go public with the juvenile and improper statement that "at least now nobody will blame me for stealing Covid-19 funds",” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We will therefore not join the condemnation bandwagon, but will keep probing and defending the right of Kenyans to get government services efficiently and at the right process,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The changes to the Secretariat were already adopted in Naivasha. Reorganisation is ongoing. We are implementing the taskforce report that called for reorganisation and revamping of the Secretariat,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "These changes have resulted from wide consultations with our membership and we now wish to urge our members across the country to support the new team as they seek to better our party," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “These changes have resulted from wide consultation with our membership and we now wish to urge our members across the country to support the new teams as they seek to better our party,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The new members of the two committees will be in office for a term of five years. It is our expectation that the new members will begin work immediately as they will find their in-trays full,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "It is our expectation that the new members will begin work immediately as they will find their in trays full," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Kalonzo Musyoka ) : “It is a continuation of his kati kati brand of politics. Kalonzo has indeed been variously described as a hyena who follows a man hoping the hands will fall,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Kalonzo Musyoka ) : “Everything that Kalonzo and Wiper do is meant to undermine ODM. That is their modus operandi,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Kalonzo Musyoka ) : “Everything that Kalonzo and Wiper do is meant to undermine ODM. That is their modus operandi,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The first noticeable thing about this group was that there was no single senator in it, meaning that the MPs were purporting to deal with a matter they had no business discussing,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 3, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Aisha Jumwa ) : “It is public knowledge that the party expelled Jumwa eons ago and she continues to fraudulently hang onto her seat courtesy of a court order. She and her acolytes cannot therefore purport to cut links that don’t exist....,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 3, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “It is not in our place to tell the MPs what their role should be. A majority of the members who issued the statement are not even members of ODM and the few who are have had long-known leanings to the Tangatanga side of Kenyan politics, making their views very easy to contextualise,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 3, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We will keep engaging the people of the Coast directly while seeking to fulfill all promises made to them over the years, without any regard to political brokers who want to build fiefdoms for onward sale to the bottomless pit of corruption,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Raila’s love for the people of the Coast, and their love right back, is the worst-kept secret in this land. These Tangatanga MPs must be reminded that were it not for Raila and the ODM Party, there wouldn’t even be county revenue to fight over in the first place,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The first noticeable thing about this group was that there was no single Senator in it, meaning that the MPs were purporting to deal with a matter they had no business discussing,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 1, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "All the other Nasa parties refused to submit the Sh10,000 monthly payment to finance the secretariat," External link

allafrica Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “ODM had no option but to stop shouldering the burden. Nasa became untenable after Kalonzo, Moses Wetang'ula and Musalia Mudavadi, in their usual cowardice, skipped the swearing-in of its presidential candidate despite having committed to be present. They alone are responsible for the death of Nasa,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The Orange Democratic Movement is shocked by claims made by Hon. Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka that there exists a secret pact between him and our party Leader H.E. Raila Odinga that will see Raila support him in 2022. We wish to state categorically that no such deal exists,” “We are however not surprised that Kalonzo is making those claims. It is typical of Mr Kalonzo's character as a two-faced treacherous character who is always whining while seeking to reap where he did not sow” External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 27, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We wish to state categorically that no such deal exists neither between the party nor the party leaders as affirmed to us by our party leader,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 27, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Kalonzo Musyoka ) : “It is a continuation of his kati kati brand of politics. Kalonzo has indeed been variously described as a hyena who follows a man hoping the hands will fall,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, July 26, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Let them chart their own political path. We don’t begrudge them for the decision they have taken. We can only wish them well. Even us ODM, we will chart a path that takes care of the interest of our members,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told ( about William Ruto ) : “We are not worried by Ruto's gimmicks. He has failed to implement the youth empowerment programmes that he promised and has now resorted to handouts. His strategy will fail terribly,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 21, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Raila was elevated to the level of international statesman long ago by his track record of fighting for the good of the country. He will remain so, notwithstanding any changes in the political landscape,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We have neither raised any issue about it, nor begrudged him the right to chart his own political future, when not crossing the land trying to be a fence-sitting compromise candidate. It is imperative in the same vein that he must let Ford-Kenya members and officials chart their own future too," External link

allafrica Monday, June 1, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : "The cowardice that informs Mudavadi's politics is such that he wouldn't even mention the 'leader of a NASA party' he was making reference to," External link

allafrica Monday, June 1, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : "Mudavadi should desist from seeing the ghost of ODM everywhere. It is ODMs stated policy not to interfere in the internal workings of other political parties," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, May 31, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The relationship between the President Kenyatta and Raila is still intact. The two still have unaccomplished political agenda to pursue ahead of 2022 General Election,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "Get in line behind Miguna Miguna. He has 15 Court Orders from the High Court. You have one from a Tribunal. You fed the monster of impunity gleefully," "You forgot once the crocodile is done eating your neighbours' children it will eat yours" External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “We do not wish to join government for sake of it. This is Jubilee’s rule and our business is to help create a level playing field so we seek to rule after 2022 under a fair and just environment,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We wish to make it clear that the party and the party leader do not and will not interfere with the power granted directly by the people to MCAs in the exercise of their functions, including over-sighting the executive,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The party do not and will not interfere with the power granted directly by the people to members of the county assembly in the exercise of any of their functions,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 19, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The Party has become aware through social media of a letter allegedly written by Nairobi County Chair Hon. George Aladwa purportedly directing ODM MCAs in the county assembly not to endorse or participate in an impeachment process to remove Governor of Nairobi, Hon. Mike Mbuvi Sonko,” “We wish to make it clear that the Party and the Party Leader do not and will not interfere with the power granted directly by the people to Members of the County Assembly in exercise of any of their functions including over-sighting the executive” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “This is totally unacceptable! What grudge does the National Police Service hold against Owino because this isn't the first time. She must be freed unconditionally and an unreserved apology rendered by Inspector General. The police is supposed to be a service not a force,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, January 26, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We are not presently concerned with the politics of 2022, when the whistle is sounded we shall come out to boldly state our plan for the nation for purposes of the 2022 Election,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “ODM has no interest in the internal goings-on in the Jubilee party or its ultimate fate. We have our own house to build,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "Matters of alleged criminal conduct are beyond the realm of a political party. The law enforcement agencies are in charge. ODM party is subordinate to the law of the land. Our concern at the moment is with the victim of this extremely unfortunate incident," External link

tuko Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “It was no surprise that he also moved to deal with incompetence in his Cabinet, exemplified by Kiunjuri. It is our hope that the same measures prescribed for tea and milk will be applied to save the sugar and maize sectors,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Kenyans will point out areas which they feel might have been left out in the draft report. For example, in Maasailand, there is the issue of historical injustices,” External link

theCitizen Monday, January 13, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “How can we hijack our own baby? When we want to create political alliances, we do not pretend. We are bold enough to do so openly. BBI is a creature of his boss and Raila. But he does not have the guts to face his boss over his misgivings so he engages ODM in a proxy war with his boss,” External link

standardmedia Monday, January 13, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : "The party refused to work with an evil organisation that uses propaganda to divide the country," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 11, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “As Orange Democratic Movement, we have the capacity to organise our own meetings... In the run-up to the release of the BBI report, the party organised a meeting,” External link

standardmedia Friday, January 10, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “In 2013, I was in private practice as a lawyer and was just an ordinary member of the party,” “Therefore, I would not have any information on what you are asking me. The best person to call will be Mr Oduor Ong’wen or Prof Anyang Nyong’o” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 5, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “The party refused to work with an evil organisation that uses propaganda to divide the country,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 5, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “In 2013, I was in private practice as a lawyer and was just an ordinary member of the party,” “Therefore, I would not have any information on what you are asking me. The best person to call will be Mr Oduor Ong’wen or Prof Anyang Nyong’o” External link

theCitizen Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “In 2013, I was in private practice as a lawyer and was just an ordinary member of the party,” “Therefore, I would not have any information on what you are asking me. The best person to call will be Mr Oduor Ong’wen or Prof Anyang Nyong’o” External link

nation-ke Saturday, January 4, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We will be pushing robustly for strengthening of political parties, the Office of the Registrar and reforming the IEBC. We must also boldly resolve the question of gender inclusion in politics,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 1, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We will be pushing robustly for strengthening of political parties, the Office of the Registrar and reforming the IEBC. We must also boldly resolve the question of gender inclusion in politics,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “As a party we are cognisant of the fact that this process is a consultative give-and-take and that no party or individual can bulldoze the discussion or indeed the outcome. We know that no one person or party is greater than the nation,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “As a party, we are cognizant of the fact that this process is a consultative give and take and that no one party or individual can bulldoze the discussion or indeed the outcome,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “The dialogue has just started and we will have an opportunity to refine and improve all the proposals,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 2, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : “If you asked for divorce then we will give you,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “As the party secretary-general, I already have your direct ticket in the event that a by-election is declared in Kakamega. It will be a pleasure if you join our party,” External link

standardmedia Monday, November 25, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “ODM is the biggest party in the country and we are customising the office for the party’s current demands so that we can launch and unveil a number of activities,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 25, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The unveiling of the new office marks a new milestone in the history of ODM. We will also unveil other things alongside the office,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 25, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Kama Naibu Rais, anafaa amwambie mdosi wake kuhusu maoni yake juu ya BBI, si kuenda akipiga kelele," External link

tuko Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "We are embracing a new team and we are open to those who support Raila openly," External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "As deputy president, he should be able to face his boss and register his dissatisfaction with the BBI instead of making noise in markets," External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “We will not allow people who pretend to be working with us to test our unity,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 23, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “You are a strong team and this was evident during the just concluded by-election in Kibra,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “You are a strong team and this was evident during the just concluded by-election in Kibra,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “You are a strong team and this was evident during the just concluded by-election in Kibra” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Malala supported us in Kibra, ODM party will stand with him. ANC is pained after losing the by-election,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 18, 2019 3:41:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “As the party secretary-general, I already have your direct ticket in the event that a by-election is declared in Kakamega. It will be a pleasure if you join our party,” External link

standardmedia Monday, November 18, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : "Malala supported us in Kibra, ODM party will stand with him. ANC is pained after losing the by-election. They spent money and they are feeling the pinch. As the ODM secretary-general, I want to say that should they oust you, we shall receive you," External link

tuko Monday, November 18, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Malala supported us in Kibra, ODM party will stand with him. ANC is pained after losing the by-election,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 17, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have won the Kibra seat, as per our tally. We are only waiting for the official declaration of results and handing over of certificate to our candidate,” External link

nation-ke Friday, November 8, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna wrote ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : “We need to remind Musalia that he put the country on the biggest corruption path with Goldenberg and that was the beginning of mega scams in Kenya. It happened because of his spinelessness,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Now that Raila has taken away that support, Musalia needs to be a man,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 5, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Some of our supporters have told us that their names are not in the register. Otiende Amolo (Rarieda MP), James Orengo (Siaya Senator) and I will on Monday institute court proceedings against IEBC CEO Wafula Chebukati until he produces the right list,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 4, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “We have said this before, we are counting our friends in Kibra. New alliances will be forged from this by-election,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 3, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have known these people as parasites and leeches, which we have carried on our back,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have our friends from NASA who want to use the opportunity to formalise their divorce from the coalition,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have our friends from NASA who want to use the opportunity to formalise their divorce from the coalition,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Maina Kamanda ) : “Out of this by-election, we are going to count our friends and our enemies. New alliances will be formed. We are counting on our friends like Maina Kamanda (Jubilee), Cleophas Malala and Geoffrey Osotsi (both of ANC) in this election,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We demand that the IEBC should come clear on the issue of the deletion of people’s names from the voter register, transfer of voters from a polling station to another and the addition of new voters into the voter register," External link

tuko Friday, November 1, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We demand that the IEBC should come clear on the issue of the deletion of people’s names from the voter register, transfer of voters from a polling station to another and the addition of new voters into the voter register," External link

tuko Friday, November 1, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have our friends from NASA who want to use the opportunity to formalise their divorce from the coalition,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Building Bridges ) : “This same team will spearhead the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report and proceed to the 2022 elections,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna claimed : “We have known these people as parasites and leeches, which we have carried on our back,” External link

tuko Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have our friends from NASA who want to use the opportunity to formalise their divorce from the coalition,” External link

tuko Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna claimed : “We have known these people as parasites and leeches, which we have carried on our back,” External link

tuko Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have our friends from NASA who want to use the opportunity to formalise their divorce from the coalition,” External link

tuko Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have our friends from Nasa who want to use the opportunity to formalise their divorce from the coalition,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Out of this by-election, we are going to count our friends and our enemies. New alliances will be formed. We are counting our friends like Maina Kamanda (Jubilee), Cleophas Malala and Geoffrey Osotsi (both of ANC) in this election. This same team will spearhead the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report and proceed to the 2022 elections,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna claimed : “We have known these people as parasites and leeches, which we have carried on our back,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Imran will be the first handshake MP,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "What did he do during his playing career?" External link

theCitizen Monday, October 28, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "What did he do during his playing career?" External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We will comb through the report to see the proposals that Kenyans have made” External link

nation-ke Friday, October 25, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about William Ruto ) : "Our concern was how comes at DP Ruto’s residence there is a KIEMS kit where those who go there are first told to surrender their IDs for verification if they are indeed registered voters before they are facilitated," External link

kenyan-post Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT



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Edwin Sifuna alisema : “Kuna maswali ya msingi yanaotokana na madai yanaoibuliwa kuhusu nani alifanya nani rais. Njia ya pekee ya eneo la Mlima Kenya kupiga kura jinsi lilivyopiga ni kwa sababu Kenyatta alikuwa kileleni mwa tiketi hiyo. Sasa tunataka kuona huyi mtu anayedai kuwa alimfanya kuwa rais, akijifanya sasa rais 2022,” External link

tuko Tuesday, July 5, 2022 10:08:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : “Tunaamini kuwa hii chuki yote ambayo Ruto anadhihirisha dhidi ya bosi wake ni kwa sababu Rais alifanya maamuzi ambayo yalimfanya kuhisi kuwa naibu wake sio mtu sahihi wa kumrithi,” External link

tuko Tuesday, July 5, 2022 10:08:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema ( about Anthony Oluoch ) : "Tuna mgombea mmoja tu huko Mathare naye ni Anthony Oluoch, huyu kijana anaitwa Bahati ni mdogo wangu na tutazungumza, nitahakikisha tunamtafutia nafasi nyingine ndani ya serikali ya Azimio," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 29, 2022 7:28:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema ( about Anthony Oluoch ) : "Tuna mgombea mmoja tu huko Mathare naye ni Anthony Oluoch, huyu kijana anaitwa Bahati ni mdogo wangu na tutazungumza, nitahakikisha tunamtafutia nafasi nyingine ndani ya serikali ya Azimio," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 29, 2022 6:58:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : “Ahsante sana wana Jubilee Nairobi (Thank you very much Jubilee Nairobi) for resolving the Mathare question for us. We now have a candidate. Hio kijana ya kulia lia nitachukua (that boy who cries all the time) apology yake kwa Diana personally,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, June 28, 2022 1:57:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : “I want to assure you that ODM has no hand in the delay of issuance of ODM ticket. Our friends in Azimio-One Kenya asked us to hold onto the ticket as consensus talks are ongoing,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, April 20, 2022 3:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : “We want to be respected within Azimio One Kenya, we will not allow candidates to be forced on us. Don’t force on us someone who will be defeated,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, April 20, 2022 3:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We are 60 per cent done. Talks are within our party, and not with our partners on where to field or not. It is a foregone conclusion that we shall have ODM candidates in all the positions in Kajiado county," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, April 12, 2022 10:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have had differences before within NASA and now that we have a handshake between us, we will be walking together,” External link

capitalfm Friday, April 1, 2022 6:29:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have had differences before within NASA and now that we have a handshake between us,we will be walking together,” External link

capitalfm Friday, April 1, 2022 5:40:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “We will not insult him, instead we will pray that the same God who healed his leg will also heal his mouth and heart against making such remarks,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, March 19, 2022 7:52:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “They thought ODM and Jubilee could not walk together, they have been proved wrong. We will work with Jubilee to deliver in Nairobi,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 18, 2022 7:27:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “He is supposed to leave this evening to the UK. Now that he is the candidate, he is supposed to talk to the diaspora support and also the powers in the West so that they understand his agenda for the country. He can now engage as the incoming president,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, March 13, 2022 7:49:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Nobody can force you to join an association that you do not want [to be part of]. If you have bought into the vision of the President and Raila Odinga, you join us without conditions and [allow us] to have a conversation,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, March 1, 2022 4:26:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Mutula Kilonzo ) : "The percentage share of the political parties fund was for the Members of Parliament of ODM. They don't add the money from the votes Mutula (Makueni Senator Mutula) received as a member of the coalition," "Out of that money, 61 per cent goes to ODM, 18% to Wiper, 11% to Amani and 9% to Ford Kenya. From those figures, 18% is Sh25 million for the financial year 2018/2019 when they can claim they were part of the coalition" External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 1, 2022 1:05:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : "What I owe (Wiper) is for the second year of 2020/2021, and I have to wait for the exchequer to release the funds," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 1, 2022 1:05:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : “The application was filed through fraud and illegality since nine of them have denied authorising the filing. The logical conclusion is that the applicants concocted a dispute and went about shopping for people to support them,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, February 26, 2022 4:43:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We want to follow the example of Ida Odinga who on December 10 released Raila to Kenyans, on those footsteps as ODM Secretary-General I want to say Baba that we as delegates of ODM that we release you to the nation," "We want the rest of the nation to know all the good things that you represent" External link

thestarkenya Saturday, February 26, 2022 4:42:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “this is the last NDC for ODM in opposition, we are winning this election” External link

capitalfm Saturday, February 26, 2022 11:34:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "That in light of the challenges of the past 2 years brought about by the Covid pandemic, it is proposed to the NGC/NDC to defer Elections of National officials to sometime next year and harmonization be done to fill vacancies in the NEC for the time being," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 24, 2022 6:25:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Some of the Chairpersons are already leading consensus in their regions. These leaders are aware of what candidates are viable in specific areas. In Narok East constituency we had 12 and now they are down to three. Party nominations in ODM are ongoing,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, February 17, 2022 11:44:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Some of the Chairpersons are already leading consensus in their regions. These leaders are aware of what candidates are viable in specific areas. In Narok East constituency we had 12 and now they are down to three. Party nominations in ODM are ongoing,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 20, 2022 7:04:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We are now dealing with an opponent who has realized that he cannot win. They have previously told us issues to do with Kenya should be dealt with in the country. Why are you writing to international community? They are laying a basis for rejection of results in 2022,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 20, 2022 4:50:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : “We know the reason why this people encounter this violence cases. It is because they carry money and you can give X and leave Y. You must give everybody money,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 20, 2022 4:50:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “They have been craving any remote chance to besmirch the names of President Uhuru, Rt Hon Odinga, and CS Matiangi, in a desperate attempt to draw false parallels and hand us the violence skunk they are breeding,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 17, 2022 11:30:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Even if you are not interested in politics, politics is interested in you. Decisions made by leaders affect you directly. There is relationship how jobs are created and the leadership of a country,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 11, 2022 11:21:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “In the first week of January, we will have our NEC followed by NGC in February and then NDC in March,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 21, 2021 6:31:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “IEBC has allowed us to start nomination. For instance, in Narok East, we started with 12 aspirants and now we are down to three hopefuls,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 21, 2021 6:31:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We will do a first poll in February, March and April. By May, all the tickets shall have been issued to the popular candidates,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 21, 2021 6:31:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “I will henceforth vote at Loresho Primary School in Westlands Constituency. I will be vying for the Nairobi County Senatorial seat in 2022 on an ODM ticket,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, December 16, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "I will henceforth vote at Loresho Primary School in Westlands Constituency," "I will be vying for the Nairobi County Senatorial seat in 2022 on The ODM Party Ticket" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, December 16, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "Let's celebrate the people present here not those who are not here," External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 10, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “It is now common knowledge that everything we do, we will do as a team. Even in planning this event, we are working as one team,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 7, 2021 1:46:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “IEBC will need security agencies, ICT and Judiciary in the conduct of the coming elections. They (IEBC) should not be intimidated by a party with only one elected MP,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 1, 2021 8:09:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “IEBC will need security agencies, ICT and Judiciary in the conduct of the coming elections. They should not be intimidated by a party with only one elected MP,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 1, 2021 8:09:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “For us to have a successful election we can’t possibly have IEBC work in isolation. Election preparedness requires all stakeholders to work in coordination. When we have put in place government agencies to work in collaboration, it’s not a good scenario to see the IEBC run away and distance themselves,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, November 30, 2021 5:48:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Contrary to what the Murgor Sisters are claiming, our clients have made no offers at all to settle this matter because they firmly believe in due process,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 25, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The Murgor Sisters must be reminded that the ODPP is an independent office not subject to direction or control of anyone, including famous uncles,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 25, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We demand the immediate arrest of the Murgor Sisters failing which a formal complaint shall be lodged against the DCIO Langata,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 25, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : “Then we shall come to a consensus on who is the best to be on the ballot. ,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 15, 2021 12:04:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : “You are one of the least people expected to shame the party. We have a responsibility to prepare our candidates regardless of the Jubilee-ODM merger. We buy into the agenda plan of Wanyonyi to lead this race,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, November 14, 2021 5:12:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "We are now dealing with an extremely desperate opponent and all this noise is that they were banking on rejection of our party leader Raila Odinga in the Mt. Kenya region. They were saying that Raila is unacceptable in Mt. Kenya. Now that Mt. Kenya region has demonstrated that they have opened their eyes, ears and heart on the message of unity. Right now they have started using tactics of opposition," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 11, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "Yesterday the DP entered Kisumu and youths were given money unevenly. The youths started to fight for that money and now they are saying that it is ODM and it is Raila who threw stones at them," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 11, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "UDA people should leave the police to do their work, the police wrote a letter that Kondele incident was due to youths fighting over money which was dished out by the hustler nation," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 11, 2021 10:15:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “They have started preparing the ground to reject the elections. They have realised that he (Ruto) is going to lose and are busy preparing to set the ground,” “We want Ruto to come out in public and assure the country that he will accept the outcome of the polls” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 10, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “When your children are handed ambassadorial jobs but others you want to give wheelbarrow. They promised youths one million jobs but now they are telling us about wheelbarrows. We believe in human dignity. Even the work you do must have dignity,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 10, 2021 12:00:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “I want William Ruto to assure this country that he will accept the results of elections in August 2022.We have started seeing all signs he will not become the president in 2022.We want an assurance from Ruto that he will accept the decision by Kenyans to make Raila the president in 2022,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, November 9, 2021 5:51:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We will hold rallies and then later hold a leaders’ meeting in Ol Joro Rok where our day will end. We will make about 10 stopovers along the road,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 5, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “You come for the rally. I am not going to disclose to you if the party leader will make that announcement at that rally,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 30, 2021 8:49:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “There are so many lobby groups that have shown interest in working with Raila. We want to have a register so that we can coordinate activities to achieve more success,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 30, 2021 8:49:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Central Kenya ) : “Our Azimio la Umoja will be in Machakos county on November 12 then we shall move to Central Kenya on a date to be announced,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, October 27, 2021 4:40:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "They have said life is too short and they want to enjoy, let the curfew be lifted so that youths can enjoy life peacefully baba, " External link

tuko Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna asked : “If you have a joint presidential candidate, how do you not have a joint presidential campaign team?” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 5, 2021 7:43:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We want you to feel free whenever you move around Nyeri town or anywhere else donning ODM colours and be easy to talk about the party, that is the Kenya we want,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Tunataka kuwakumbusha wanachama wote kwamba wakati kuna haja ya kufungua ofisi yoyote ya chama, ni lazima ifanyike kwa kushauriana na uongozi wa chama," External link

tuko Saturday, October 2, 2021 8:17:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "Even the most eager bride must wait for the groom to pose the question. Somebody cannot just wave and you tell him to go and talk to your parents. There are 13 months to go to the elections. We will provide details of the presidential candidate then," External link

allafrica Monday, June 21, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We have the tacit approval of our principals to engage formally as organs and officials of the party. Our counterparts in Jubilee will take the natural next step of the formalising handshake relationship," "We have the authority. There will be more engagements on how we can actualise this partnership" External link

allafrica Monday, June 21, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We had our initial meeting today. We have started talks that will see us having a pre-2022 coalition agreement with Jubilee,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 18, 2021 7:27:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "After consultation with party leadership and the NEB, the party has resolved to postpone the remaining NEB processes on this matter to focus on the BBI process," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 8, 2021 12:54:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Peace ) : "My deepest condolences to the family and friends of my friend Ali Waziri who passed on this morning... May he rest in Peace," External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 7, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have no doubt in our mind that the One Kenya Alliance is going to be our competitors in 2022. They have proved it in various by-elections and in their pronouncements,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, June 3, 2021 7:16:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna wrote : “Kindly note that the party has not made any changes to the leadership and the same did not originate from us,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 31, 2021 4:29:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : “While my office attempts to ascertain the propriety or otherwise of the actions taken, we urge that the status quo ante be reverted to immediately,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 27, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna wrote : “Kindly note that the party has not made any changes to the leadership and the same did not originate from us,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, May 27, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We are happy that at the end of it all ODM was able to defeat all that intimidation and was able to secure victory for the party. We have to leave it at the foot of the President to tell us whether indeed everybody in his government is on board with this handshake,” “Our position was that it was possible to have a friendly contest between the two political parties but there are elements within the state who have taken this thing personally as we saw in Matungu and now in Bonchari” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 20, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "I want to reiterate what those who have spoken before me have said that as a party, we don't ask for favours. What we ask for is a fair and level playfield. Where there is a level playing field, ODM will always win elections," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:10:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added ( about Commission ) : "I also want to thank the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) returning officer Benson Ambuko for attending to all the issues we raised as a party," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:10:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "I want to reiterate what those who have spoken before me have said that as a party, we don't ask for favours. What we ask for is a fair and level playfield. Where there is a level playfield, ODM will always win elections," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added ( about Commission ) : "I also want to thank the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) returning officer Benson Ambuko for attending to all the issues we raised as a party," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We got information that some papers were brought in a torn box. Upon reaching here, however, we have been assured that it was spoiled on delivery. We hope they are telling us the truth,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 18, 2021 9:47:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We know that the ballot material must arrive while intact and opened in presence of all agents. There are a lot of rumours going around regarding the integrity of the process. Some of the ballot boxes transporting voting materials are non-transparent...We've been assured the boxes will not find their way into the polling centres," External link

tuko Monday, May 17, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : "We condemn in the strongest terms possible the misuse of police in the ongoing campaigns for the Bonchari by-election. Police have been throwing teargas canisters at our small town hall meetings and even protecting the Jubilee candidate," External link

tuko Monday, May 17, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "desperate times call for desperate measures" External link

standardmedia Friday, May 14, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have it on authority that as our candidate’s meetings were being disrupted , a top national government official was holed up in a secret meeting with senior government operatives in Bonchari,” External link

standardmedia Friday, May 14, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : "My first journey to Nairobi can be described basically as a miracle. I came to the city with a bed because I wanted to avoid sleeping on the floor. I started life at South B on a staff quarters (SQ) house," External link

tuko Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:59:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : "The decision that was taken by the leadership of the House was to be able to ensure that the interests of the party in the passage of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) bill were protected. Afterward, there was a discussion in the leadership of the party that it might have been necessary to oust Amollo at that particular time, but wisdom has prevailed now," External link

tuko Thursday, May 13, 2021 5:47:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Kama chama, tuliweka wazi kuwa baada ya BBI kupitia katika kura ya maamuzi tutaweka miundo mbinu na utaratibu wa kuunda serikali ijayo," External link

tuko Saturday, May 8, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Everybody by now understands that there is no amendment that can go into that Bill. Even people are expressing what they would have wished to see, the final denominator or at the final analysis is that we all agree that the Bill has to be passed as it is,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 7, 2021 8:33:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We said we will look for fresh blood. We shall look at coalition after BBI,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 12, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Siasa huwa si mchezo. Ni sekta inayohitaji umakini wa hali ya juu isipokuwa siku ya wajinga, April Fools Day," External link

tuko Friday, April 2, 2021 2:18:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “So, here is the position. Raila Odinga did not apply for the party’s ticket. His long-held position is that he will not discuss 2022 until after the BBI process is done,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 2, 2021 2:11:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “After consultation with party leadership and the NEB, the party has resolved to postpone the remaining NEB processes on this matter to focus on the BBI process,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 2, 2021 2:11:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “At the close of the application period, the party received only two applications from Joho and Oparanya. These will be processed in the usual manner by the NEB,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 2, 2021 1:05:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “You need to lighten up, friends, it’s never that serious,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 2, 2021 1:05:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Politics can be serious business. Politics is serious business every day of the calendar. Except for April 1st. We took the liberty of joining in the days pranks with our communication yesterday knowing well our friends in the media and politics would know better,” External link

capitalfm Friday, April 2, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "Politics can be serious business. Politics is serious business every day of the calendar. Except for April 1st," "We took the liberty of joining in the day's pranks with our communication yesterday knowing well our friends in media and politics would not know better," External link

tuko Friday, April 2, 2021 12:18:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “So, here is the position. Raila Odinga did not apply for the party’s ticket. His long-held position is that he will not discuss 2022 until after the BBI process is done,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 2, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “After consultation with party leadership and the NEB, the party has resolved to postpone the remaining NEB processes on this matter to focus on the BBI process,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 2, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The post-BBI alliance ODM is working on will be fresh, strong, vibrant and packed with men and women who can stand on their own and give birth to a new nation post-BBI,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 2, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "After consultation with party leadership and the NEB, the party has resolved to postpone the remaining NEB processes on this matter to focus on the BBI process," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 1, 2021 3:17:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “Tomorrow (Wednesday) at noon, we shall have released the names of all who have applied,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 31, 2021 9:57:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “They have panicked because they know there is no way that election can pass the test of a free and fair election. It is telling that up to now the ANC and its party leader who tries to portray himself as "Mr. Clean" are yet to condemn the violence meted out on innocent wananchi by their goons,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "If you have been in a situation as long as the world has been in when it comes to COVID-19, nothing should catch you by surprise really because everything about the pandemic is known," External link

tuko Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "David Were ameelekea mahakamani kupinga uchaguzi wa Nabulindo, huu ni uamuzi wa mgombeaji na miongoni mwa sababu kuu ni ubadhirifu wa kura" External link

tuko Monday, March 29, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We are working with other political parties in a bid to form an alliance that will shake the country and shape the politics of the land for years to come," External link

tuko Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:46:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : "Being the biggest and most experienced player on the scene, the ODM party has been mentioned quite a bit. We understand so well that partnerships are an essential part of our politics," External link

tuko Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:46:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Knowing that partnerships are an essential part of our politics, the Orange Democratic Movement is also working on a broader, better and bolder alliance that will shake the country and shape the politics of the land for years to come,” “The new alliance will have younger and fresh blood with clear ideological positions on the issues of the day” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 25, 2021 2:35:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The standing resolution of NEC is that we hold grassroots elections,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:14:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "ODM supported the Wiper candidate for senate in Machakos. Even the decision by Chapo Chap to withdraw from the race was influenced largely by Raila in order to help Kalonzo win over UDA," External link

tuko Monday, March 22, 2021 10:55:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The party chose this method in the middle of other options that include carrying out party primaries,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, March 18, 2021 9:11:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We had four options of pick our candidate in line with relevant party rules and we settled on mediated consensus which we felt was the most ideal given the circumstances. However, when consultation by top party officials failed to bear fruits the central committee had to make a decision,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:09:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The renowned expert hired by ODM went round the constituency and the verdict was Oimeke was more popular than the rest,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:09:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We are asking the public to avoid. They can use our online services like registrations,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have tested everybody, including the legal committee of the party that accompanied our party leader to Mombasa,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 16, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : "It (EPRA) has shown a lack of sensitivity to the aspirations of the common man and a danger to the president’s Agenda 4 items. Silence on our part at this time will amount to complicity, and we therefore unequivocally state that we are opposed to this increase in the price of fuel. We demand that this decree is rescinded before it becomes effective," External link

tuko Monday, March 15, 2021 8:40:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Matokeo yangu ya vipimo yalionyesha nina COVID-19. Ninajua ingawa wengine katika timu yangu walipimwa na kupatikana kuwa na virusi. Tutaendelea kuwaombea uponyaji wa haraka na kuchukua hatua za kuzuia kuenea zaidi kwa virusi," External link

tuko Sunday, March 14, 2021 9:52:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "My test results came back negative for COVID-19. I am aware though that some in my team tested positive. We shall continue to pray for their quick healing and take measures to prevent further spread of the virus," External link

tuko Saturday, March 13, 2021 10:38:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “We are happy to note that the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill 2020 has addressed the issue of shared prosperity, strengthening devolution, gender parity and inclusivity in development among others,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 12, 2021 12:17:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Allocating resources towards programmes that impact on economic and social rights means budgeting will take a pro-poor development approach and this will have a direct effect on majority of Kenyans,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 12, 2021 12:17:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “ODM went into the Handshake expecting nothing. We have got nothing in the past three years. One cannot claim betrayal in the absence of any specific promise or expectation,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 10, 2021 12:07:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : "This issue of civil servants trying to prop up certain people for the presidential succession is not new. Even in 2002, Uhuru was a State project because Moi designated him as his successor. He failed. In 2013, Mudavadi was the preferred successor to Kibaki, and he failed. We want to assure you that all State projects, even in 2022, will fail because the will of the people is supreme," External link

allafrica Wednesday, March 10, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "ODM had no expectation at all that we would be supported by the government in these by-elections or that Uhuru will say Raila tosha in 2022. Our biggest complaint in Matungu is that state machinery was used to prop up Musalia Mudavadi," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 9, 2021 9:07:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "ODM had no expectation at all that we would be supported by government in these by-elections or that Uhuru will say Raila Tosha in 2022. Our biggest complaint in Matungu is that state machinery was used to prop up Musalia Mudavadi," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 9, 2021 2:30:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “By-elections are really straining parties in terms of resources and time invested but they cannot project how parties will perform in 2022 because by-elections have their unique dynamics,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 26, 2021 10:42:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “In 2002, he fled the Rainbow movement and returned to be a three-month VP when the whole country was recalibrating its politics and seeking a fresh start. Later in 2013, he fled ODM to seek the presidency on his own. Available data shows that he lost to Raila in 46 counties with a virtual tie in his home county of Vihiga,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:24:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Hon Kalonzo Musyoka on the other hand was the quintessential one-party rule man and a late entrant to the 2002 liberation movement. He only opted to join Hon Odinga in 2013 after his cunning attempt to exploit the ICC tribulations of President Uhuru and DP Ruto fell flat. He was seeking a landing spot and got a soft one,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:24:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The criteria our members have set for us is that we should not enter into antagonistic coalitions that will cannibalise ODM,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:24:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “It is becoming rather tasteless lately, having to consume the whining from the former NASA co-principals, in their greedy desire to have Raila step down for them in the 2022 race,” External link

capitalfm Monday, February 22, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We now have to contend with a band of pretenders to the throne, who think that the presidency is a potato you can slice in pieces and share out at a table,” External link

capitalfm Monday, February 22, 2021 3:23:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “It is becoming rather tasteless lately, having to consume the whining from the former NASA co-principals, in their greedy desire to have Raila step down for them in the 2022 race,” External link

capitalfm Monday, February 22, 2021 12:36:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We now have to contend with a band of pretenders to the throne, who think that the presidency is a potato you can slice in pieces and share out at a table,” External link

capitalfm Monday, February 22, 2021 12:36:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “These are gentlemen who cannot operate without a sponsor. They are dependent on the other people and cannot stand on their own. We wish them well as ODM. For us, we have moved on as a party. We are looking for mutually beneficial agreements and partnerships,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 22, 2021 10:08:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We did not have a NEC meeting in the last quarter of last year in December. That is why we planned the meeting....,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 15, 2021 9:16:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We are going to meet leaders from various regions. We will be giving schedules,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 8, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Turkana meeting is part of the engagements that we have lined up. Tomorrow [Monday]we will be in Kisumu before we release another schedule,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 8, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna declared : “There is absolutely no chance that ODM will support another party's candidate. We have participated in elections before and won as ODM. People should not create the notion that ODM must be in a coalition to win an election,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 5, 2021 6:21:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Standing Orders ) : “Those timelines are constitutional and subject to individual Standing Orders of each sssembly, so we leave it to the assemblies to determine when they want to pass it. I is within their purview,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 2, 2021 7:48:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Building Bridges ) : “Next week I have invited all my 56o MCAs to talk about the Building Bridges Initiative. They will meet experts who will take them through the documents,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 30, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We are not concerned; these people are not members of ODM so when we ran our party programmes, we don’t insist on non members being part of the entourage,” “This is an ODM party programme, we cannot insist on having people who are not members of ODM there, if they find time to come they can come if they don’t want to come that is their own choice” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 29, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Mike Sonko ) : “The recent confession by the disgraced former Governor of Nairobi, Mike Sonko that he participated in stage managing violence and destruction of property that he and his co-conspirators then pinned on ODM, is welcome but amounts to too little too late,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : “ODM demands a full inquiry into the matter so as to establish the motives and extent of these mafia-like covert criminal acts as well as all persons and institutions involved,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “It is only ODM that follows democratic provisions to put in place processes that are free and fair for all,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 25, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Those who know that they can't win the presidency without Raila's support must now apply. If Raila was to support anyone then that person must be within ODM, this is the opportunity for them to join ODM,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 25, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added ( about Mike Sonko ) : “The problem, I have with Sonko is that he never took his work seriously. All the time he was sending these letters to the assembly he was doing it as a joke not thinking of the consequences they had,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : “The Speaker had to act as Governor since at that time there was a vacuum in both offices. Since Kananu was vetted and sworn in as the DG, the law clearly says with a vacuum in the Governor’s office the Deputy Governor become the designate Governor,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Hauwezi kukimbia kuzungumzia mambo ya sheria kwa sababu kuna watu ambao wanatarajia LSK kutekeleza wajibu wake inavyohitajika rais ana wajibu," External link

tuko Wednesday, January 20, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna charged : "You cannot run away from a discussion of the law because there are people who expect LSK to perform its function properly and the president is responsible," External link

tuko Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:58:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "As ODM, we are not parting ways with Uhuru. Where he will go we will be there together," External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 18, 2021 8:43:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "There is no clause in BBI that guarantees Raila the presidency once passed. We believe that this is a person who has buit a political movement from a while back thatwhen he declares he wants to run, he has a political party that has the best grassroots network. He does not need to hide behind reports such as the BBI," External link

tuko Thursday, January 14, 2021 12:10:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “These noises are normal during election time, actually, they are tribal outfits. We should not even call them regional parties; they are tribal outfits pushing parochial agenda. The truth of the matter is that those noises have always been there but they have never changed anything,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 13, 2021 9:55:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We have no candidate in Kabuchai and we are not supporting anyone," External link

allafrica Monday, January 11, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We are getting back to normalcy in full swing,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 5, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Maina Kamanda ) : “That was not a public engagement; it was a private function where he was invited to Kamanda’s private home to just have lunch with him and leaders from the region,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 1, 2021 8:37:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : "Kenya is a multiparty democracy. That means parties must compete democratically in elections. Even in Kibra and recently in Kisumu North, ANC fielded candidates despite what they term BBI cooperation. Let them prepare for a bruising battle in Matungu because ODM shall be fielding a candidate," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “As a lawyer, I am offering 50 hours of free legal service in any case touching on gender-based violence, particularly in Msambweni. This will demonstrate genuine remorse so that we can put the chapter behind us,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 21, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We ran a professional campaign; it worked in Kisumu North and Debaso wards. Unfortunately, the turnout was low in our strongholds in Msambweni. Many of our supporters lost jobs and went upcountry” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 18, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We came up short in Msambweni and Wundanyi/Mbale but we regroup and forge ahead. Thanks to all our teams everywhere for the great effort,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The BBI has three sections policy proposals, legislative amendment and constitutional amendment. They are ones who have been telling us that you don’t need a referendum to do everything. Then when we separate the issues like we have, they say we have been shortchanged,” External link

standardmedia Friday, November 27, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Because there was more than enough opportunity for people to give their views, then really we cannot start reopening that discussion right now,” External link

standardmedia Monday, November 23, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "They, however, cannot be entitled to money due to ODM on account of votes received by the parties other candidates that is; governors, MPs and MCAs for the simple reason that they did not campaign for them. ODM does not, therefore, receive any money on account of presidential vote from the 2017 General Election. ODM does not, therefore, owe any money to any other political party," External link

tuko Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Hawawezi kupata pesa kutoka ODM kwa msingi kuwa kura zilizoshindwa na waniaji wengine wa ugavana, ubunge na udiwani ni maana kuwa hawakutupigia debe. Kwa hivyo ODM haipokei pesa kutokana na matokeo ya uchaguzi mkuu wa 2017. Kwa hivyo ODM haina deni la chama chochote," External link

tuko Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "They, however, cannot be entitled to money due to ODM on account of votes received by the parties other candidates that is; governors, MPs and MCAs for the simple reason that they did not campaign for them. ODM does not, therefore, receive any money on account of presidential vote from the 2017 General Election. ODM does not, therefore, owe any money to any other political party," External link

tuko Wednesday, November 18, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “If there was ever a time to call out, isolate and throw out the rogue gangsters occupying IEBC, it is now. They seek not to serve but to rob the public, televise their incompetence and impose themselves on a public that couldn’t be more nauseated,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 31, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Only a really dumb thief says but I stole this same way last time and it was ok, when caught in the act! The budget was overshot in 2010 and in all elections the electoral body has conducted since. It is at this time of reforms that we shall make it all right, regardless of how easy they walked away with the loot another time,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 31, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The Commission procured 1,694,400 security seals valued at 19,588,800.00 that were not used as intended,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 31, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "The window to give views is closed. The Constitutional Amendment Bill is sealed; we are not going to open discussion on an issue that has taken two years," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, October 28, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The governor himself is the one who requested for this meeting at the funeral of the Awendo MP’s [Walter Owino] father. He was the one who reached out and said that he wanted to convince the party [against the impeachment], so we want to listen to him,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 19, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We met with Coast senators and we agreed we give them that seat. They will tell us whom they want to take it,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, October 10, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The debt owed to ODM Party by Treasury is Sh7.7 billion. This financial year Parliament allocated Sh200 million only towards settlement of the debt meaning it will take close to 40 years to fully pay up at that rate,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema ( about Owen Baya ) : "Kwa kuzingatia umuhimu wa Baraza Kuu la Kitaifa (NEC) katika chma chetu na kwa ajili ya kutaka kuendeleza na haja ya kuweka heshima ya wanachama, NEC iliafikia kumsimamisha kwa muda Mhe. Owen Baya, Mbunge wa Kilifi Kaskazini kutoka kwenye uwanachama wa chombo hiki muhimu," External link

tuko Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Pia ameondolewa kutoka nafasi yake ya Naibu Katibu wa Mipango kutokana na matamshi yake ya karibuni na mienendo yake ambayo imetufanya kuhofia ikiwa kweli bado anajitolea kwa chama na maono malengo," External link

tuko Sunday, September 27, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about William Ruto ) : “We are not scared of Ruto. He can back any candidate but I can assure you that we will crush him the same way we did in Kibra,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The NEC has resolved to conduct a harmonisation exercise to fill existing gaps in the party leadership resulting from death, resignations or defections from the polling station level to the national level,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The board is scheduled to hold primaries in Msambweni and in Kisumu North where we have more than one applicant,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna announced : "The National Executive Council has resolved to conduct a harmonized exercise to fill existing gaps in the party resulting from deaths, resignations or defections to the polling station level to national level," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "Cognisant of the central role that the party's NEC plays in the management of the party and the need to maintain the probity of its deliberations, the NEC resolved to suspend Hon. Owen Baya, the MP for Kilifi North from membership of this critical organ and from his position as the Deputy Organisisng Secretary given his recent utterances and conduct that have cast doubt on his commitment to this party and its onbjectives," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 26, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "The board is scheduled to hold primaries in Msambweni and in Kisumu North ward where we have more than one applicant," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 26, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "As a party, we wish to thank Jubilee Party leader President Uhuru Kenyatta for the decision not to field a candidate in Msambweni in the spirit of the handshake. In the same spirit, the party's NEC has resolved that ODM will not be fielding candidates in Lake View Ward in Nakuru County and Kahawa Wendani Ward in Kiambu both of which were held by Jubilee," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 26, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “That is something that is strategic for the party, so when everything is in place the motion will be tabled. We are not going to go with the table of outsiders or the media we are going to go with the timetable of the party. What I can guarantee you is that we are almost there, 99 per cent,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have honestly looked at ourselves and even commissioned a task force to look into what has been happening. The team’s report, whose recommendations we have implemented, came with some indictment,” External link

standardmedia Friday, September 18, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “This is the best practice because delayed passage of the reports by parliament enables mischievous suspects to cover their tracks,” External link

standardmedia Friday, September 18, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “There are some people who have not seen the party leader for a long time. He (Raila) is back and will continue to hold consultative meetings with people wherever he wants,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 8, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Okoth Obado ) : "Governor Okoth Obado is the first casualty in an ODM electoral turf to be barred from entering office. It is of urgent concern to the party to consult with the area leaders on the way forward," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema ( about Okoth Obado ) : "Gavana Okoth Obado ni wa kwanza kutoka ODM ambaye amezuiwa kuingia ofisi yake. Ni suala linalohitaji kushughulikiwa kwa dharura na chama ni lazima kukutana na viongozi wa eneo hilo kuona ni vipi hali itakavyokuwa kuendelea mbele," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Okoth Obado ) : "Governor Okoth Obado is the first casualty in an ODM electoral turf to be barred from entering office. It is of urgent concern to the party to consult with the area leaders on the way forward," External link

tuko Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told ( about Okoth Obado ) : “Governor Obado is the first casualty in an ODM electoral turf to be barred from entering office. It is of urgent concern to the party to consult with the area leaders on the way forward,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, September 1, 2020 12:46:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema ( about William Ruto ) : "Tunajua Ruto na ukaguzi sio marafiki, lakini tunakumbuka sakata ya bunguki feki ilivoytokea katika ofisi yake, alitaka uchunguzi ufanywe na kutusi vyombo vya habari.ODM pia inaomba vyobo vya habarik kusema ukweli na kuepuka kutoa habari zisizokuwa za kweli kwani zitiasaidiwa kuwaficha wezi kamili," External link

tuko Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We seek the indulgence of his memory in pointing out that ODM has also asked asked the media in this current case to stick to facts and avoid sensationalism because accusations of corruption without facts only help the real culprits behind the noise," External link

tuko Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : "If the DP now prosecutes such weighty matters on Twitter while still earning a salary, then taxpayers must demand that he takes a walk and become an activist or blogger," External link

tuko Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “This statement suggests that it is okay for the funds to be stolen if he is not to blame, or even more unsettling, it expresses the jealousy of being left out of the gravy train,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 24, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “This statement suggests that it is okay for the funds to be stolen if he is not to blame, or even more unsettling, it expresses the jealousy of being left out of the gravy train,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 24, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna responded : “We asked for an audit. In which language is that a defence of theft? It is the hope of the actual thieves to disappear in the fog of the manufactured ‘outrage’. The worst of Kenyans fear is you being in charge for we will lack words to describe the plunder that will ensue,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 24, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We gather that the DCI has been called into Kemsa to investigate these matters. We however wonder how this can be so, before a credible audit by the Auditor General is carried out to ascertain the veracity of these claims. The precedent has been set before, where the media goes on a sensationalist extravaganza, with half-baked information obtained from shadowy sources, ending up creating more problems than solutions,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 24, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna responded : “We asked for an audit. In which language is that a defence of theft? It is the hope of the actual thieves to disappear in the fog of the manufactured ‘outrage’. The worst of Kenyans fear is you being in charge for we will lack words to describe the plunder that will ensue,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 24, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna stated : “It is disheartening to hear no less a senior government official than the DP go public with the juvenile and improper statement that at least now nobody will blame me for stealing Covid-19 funds” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, August 23, 2020 8:10:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We gather that the DCI has been called into KEMSA to investigate these matters. We, however, wonder how this can be so before a credible audit by the auditor-general is carried out to ascertain the veracity of this claims. Precedence has been set before where the media goes on a sensationalist extravaganza with the half-baked information obtained from shadowy sources ending up creating more problems than the solution," External link

tuko Sunday, August 23, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Secretary General ) : “We wonder how this can be so before a credible audit by the Auditor General is carried out to ascertain the veracity of these claims. The precedent has been set before, where the media goes on a sensationalist extravaganza, with half-baked information obtained from shadowy sources, ending up creating more problems than solutions,” “It is disheartening to hear no less a senior government official than the Deputy President go public with the juvenile and improper statement that "at least now nobody will blame me for stealing Covid-19 funds",” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We will therefore not join the condemnation bandwagon, but will keep probing and defending the right of Kenyans to get government services efficiently and at the right process,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The changes to the Secretariat were already adopted in Naivasha. Reorganisation is ongoing. We are implementing the taskforce report that called for reorganisation and revamping of the Secretariat,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "These changes have resulted from wide consultations with our membership and we now wish to urge our members across the country to support the new team as they seek to better our party," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “These changes have resulted from wide consultation with our membership and we now wish to urge our members across the country to support the new teams as they seek to better our party,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The new members of the two committees will be in office for a term of five years. It is our expectation that the new members will begin work immediately as they will find their in-trays full,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "It is our expectation that the new members will begin work immediately as they will find their in trays full," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Kalonzo Musyoka ) : “It is a continuation of his kati kati brand of politics. Kalonzo has indeed been variously described as a hyena who follows a man hoping the hands will fall,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Kalonzo Musyoka ) : “Everything that Kalonzo and Wiper do is meant to undermine ODM. That is their modus operandi,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:42:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Kalonzo Musyoka ) : “Everything that Kalonzo and Wiper do is meant to undermine ODM. That is their modus operandi,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The first noticeable thing about this group was that there was no single senator in it, meaning that the MPs were purporting to deal with a matter they had no business discussing,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 3, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Aisha Jumwa ) : “It is public knowledge that the party expelled Jumwa eons ago and she continues to fraudulently hang onto her seat courtesy of a court order. She and her acolytes cannot therefore purport to cut links that don’t exist....,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 3, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “It is not in our place to tell the MPs what their role should be. A majority of the members who issued the statement are not even members of ODM and the few who are have had long-known leanings to the Tangatanga side of Kenyan politics, making their views very easy to contextualise,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 3, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We will keep engaging the people of the Coast directly while seeking to fulfill all promises made to them over the years, without any regard to political brokers who want to build fiefdoms for onward sale to the bottomless pit of corruption,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Raila’s love for the people of the Coast, and their love right back, is the worst-kept secret in this land. These Tangatanga MPs must be reminded that were it not for Raila and the ODM Party, there wouldn’t even be county revenue to fight over in the first place,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The first noticeable thing about this group was that there was no single Senator in it, meaning that the MPs were purporting to deal with a matter they had no business discussing,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 1, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "All the other Nasa parties refused to submit the Sh10,000 monthly payment to finance the secretariat," External link

allafrica Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “ODM had no option but to stop shouldering the burden. Nasa became untenable after Kalonzo, Moses Wetang'ula and Musalia Mudavadi, in their usual cowardice, skipped the swearing-in of its presidential candidate despite having committed to be present. They alone are responsible for the death of Nasa,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The Orange Democratic Movement is shocked by claims made by Hon. Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka that there exists a secret pact between him and our party Leader H.E. Raila Odinga that will see Raila support him in 2022. We wish to state categorically that no such deal exists,” “We are however not surprised that Kalonzo is making those claims. It is typical of Mr Kalonzo's character as a two-faced treacherous character who is always whining while seeking to reap where he did not sow” External link

thestarkenya Monday, July 27, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We wish to state categorically that no such deal exists neither between the party nor the party leaders as affirmed to us by our party leader,” External link

standardmedia Monday, July 27, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Kalonzo Musyoka ) : “It is a continuation of his kati kati brand of politics. Kalonzo has indeed been variously described as a hyena who follows a man hoping the hands will fall,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, July 26, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Let them chart their own political path. We don’t begrudge them for the decision they have taken. We can only wish them well. Even us ODM, we will chart a path that takes care of the interest of our members,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told ( about William Ruto ) : “We are not worried by Ruto's gimmicks. He has failed to implement the youth empowerment programmes that he promised and has now resorted to handouts. His strategy will fail terribly,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 21, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Raila was elevated to the level of international statesman long ago by his track record of fighting for the good of the country. He will remain so, notwithstanding any changes in the political landscape,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We have neither raised any issue about it, nor begrudged him the right to chart his own political future, when not crossing the land trying to be a fence-sitting compromise candidate. It is imperative in the same vein that he must let Ford-Kenya members and officials chart their own future too," External link

allafrica Monday, June 1, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : "The cowardice that informs Mudavadi's politics is such that he wouldn't even mention the 'leader of a NASA party' he was making reference to," External link

allafrica Monday, June 1, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : "Mudavadi should desist from seeing the ghost of ODM everywhere. It is ODMs stated policy not to interfere in the internal workings of other political parties," External link

thestarkenya Sunday, May 31, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The relationship between the President Kenyatta and Raila is still intact. The two still have unaccomplished political agenda to pursue ahead of 2022 General Election,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 13, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "Get in line behind Miguna Miguna. He has 15 Court Orders from the High Court. You have one from a Tribunal. You fed the monster of impunity gleefully," "You forgot once the crocodile is done eating your neighbours' children it will eat yours" External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “We do not wish to join government for sake of it. This is Jubilee’s rule and our business is to help create a level playing field so we seek to rule after 2022 under a fair and just environment,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:02:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We wish to make it clear that the party and the party leader do not and will not interfere with the power granted directly by the people to MCAs in the exercise of their functions, including over-sighting the executive,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The party do not and will not interfere with the power granted directly by the people to members of the county assembly in the exercise of any of their functions,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 19, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The Party has become aware through social media of a letter allegedly written by Nairobi County Chair Hon. George Aladwa purportedly directing ODM MCAs in the county assembly not to endorse or participate in an impeachment process to remove Governor of Nairobi, Hon. Mike Mbuvi Sonko,” “We wish to make it clear that the Party and the Party Leader do not and will not interfere with the power granted directly by the people to Members of the County Assembly in exercise of any of their functions including over-sighting the executive” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:36:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “This is totally unacceptable! What grudge does the National Police Service hold against Owino because this isn't the first time. She must be freed unconditionally and an unreserved apology rendered by Inspector General. The police is supposed to be a service not a force,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, January 26, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We are not presently concerned with the politics of 2022, when the whistle is sounded we shall come out to boldly state our plan for the nation for purposes of the 2022 Election,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “ODM has no interest in the internal goings-on in the Jubilee party or its ultimate fate. We have our own house to build,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "Matters of alleged criminal conduct are beyond the realm of a political party. The law enforcement agencies are in charge. ODM party is subordinate to the law of the land. Our concern at the moment is with the victim of this extremely unfortunate incident," External link

tuko Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “It was no surprise that he also moved to deal with incompetence in his Cabinet, exemplified by Kiunjuri. It is our hope that the same measures prescribed for tea and milk will be applied to save the sugar and maize sectors,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Kenyans will point out areas which they feel might have been left out in the draft report. For example, in Maasailand, there is the issue of historical injustices,” External link

theCitizen Monday, January 13, 2020 3:15:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “How can we hijack our own baby? When we want to create political alliances, we do not pretend. We are bold enough to do so openly. BBI is a creature of his boss and Raila. But he does not have the guts to face his boss over his misgivings so he engages ODM in a proxy war with his boss,” External link

standardmedia Monday, January 13, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : "The party refused to work with an evil organisation that uses propaganda to divide the country," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 11, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “As Orange Democratic Movement, we have the capacity to organise our own meetings... In the run-up to the release of the BBI report, the party organised a meeting,” External link

standardmedia Friday, January 10, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “In 2013, I was in private practice as a lawyer and was just an ordinary member of the party,” “Therefore, I would not have any information on what you are asking me. The best person to call will be Mr Oduor Ong’wen or Prof Anyang Nyong’o” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 5, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “The party refused to work with an evil organisation that uses propaganda to divide the country,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 5, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “In 2013, I was in private practice as a lawyer and was just an ordinary member of the party,” “Therefore, I would not have any information on what you are asking me. The best person to call will be Mr Oduor Ong’wen or Prof Anyang Nyong’o” External link

theCitizen Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “In 2013, I was in private practice as a lawyer and was just an ordinary member of the party,” “Therefore, I would not have any information on what you are asking me. The best person to call will be Mr Oduor Ong’wen or Prof Anyang Nyong’o” External link

nation-ke Saturday, January 4, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We will be pushing robustly for strengthening of political parties, the Office of the Registrar and reforming the IEBC. We must also boldly resolve the question of gender inclusion in politics,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 1, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We will be pushing robustly for strengthening of political parties, the Office of the Registrar and reforming the IEBC. We must also boldly resolve the question of gender inclusion in politics,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “As a party we are cognisant of the fact that this process is a consultative give-and-take and that no party or individual can bulldoze the discussion or indeed the outcome. We know that no one person or party is greater than the nation,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “As a party, we are cognizant of the fact that this process is a consultative give and take and that no one party or individual can bulldoze the discussion or indeed the outcome,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 18, 2019 9:09:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “The dialogue has just started and we will have an opportunity to refine and improve all the proposals,” External link

nation-ke Monday, December 2, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna added : “If you asked for divorce then we will give you,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “As the party secretary-general, I already have your direct ticket in the event that a by-election is declared in Kakamega. It will be a pleasure if you join our party,” External link

standardmedia Monday, November 25, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “ODM is the biggest party in the country and we are customising the office for the party’s current demands so that we can launch and unveil a number of activities,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 25, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “The unveiling of the new office marks a new milestone in the history of ODM. We will also unveil other things alongside the office,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 25, 2019 8:06:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna alisema : "Kama Naibu Rais, anafaa amwambie mdosi wake kuhusu maoni yake juu ya BBI, si kuenda akipiga kelele," External link

tuko Sunday, November 24, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "We are embracing a new team and we are open to those who support Raila openly," External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "As deputy president, he should be able to face his boss and register his dissatisfaction with the BBI instead of making noise in markets," External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 24, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “We will not allow people who pretend to be working with us to test our unity,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, November 23, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “You are a strong team and this was evident during the just concluded by-election in Kibra,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:15:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “You are a strong team and this was evident during the just concluded by-election in Kibra,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “You are a strong team and this was evident during the just concluded by-election in Kibra” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Malala supported us in Kibra, ODM party will stand with him. ANC is pained after losing the by-election,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 18, 2019 3:41:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “As the party secretary-general, I already have your direct ticket in the event that a by-election is declared in Kakamega. It will be a pleasure if you join our party,” External link

standardmedia Monday, November 18, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : "Malala supported us in Kibra, ODM party will stand with him. ANC is pained after losing the by-election. They spent money and they are feeling the pinch. As the ODM secretary-general, I want to say that should they oust you, we shall receive you," External link

tuko Monday, November 18, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Malala supported us in Kibra, ODM party will stand with him. ANC is pained after losing the by-election,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 17, 2019 5:29:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have won the Kibra seat, as per our tally. We are only waiting for the official declaration of results and handing over of certificate to our candidate,” External link

nation-ke Friday, November 8, 2019 1:13:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna wrote ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : “We need to remind Musalia that he put the country on the biggest corruption path with Goldenberg and that was the beginning of mega scams in Kenya. It happened because of his spinelessness,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Now that Raila has taken away that support, Musalia needs to be a man,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, November 5, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Some of our supporters have told us that their names are not in the register. Otiende Amolo (Rarieda MP), James Orengo (Siaya Senator) and I will on Monday institute court proceedings against IEBC CEO Wafula Chebukati until he produces the right list,” External link

nation-ke Monday, November 4, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna told : “We have said this before, we are counting our friends in Kibra. New alliances will be forged from this by-election,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 3, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have known these people as parasites and leeches, which we have carried on our back,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have our friends from NASA who want to use the opportunity to formalise their divorce from the coalition,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, November 3, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have our friends from NASA who want to use the opportunity to formalise their divorce from the coalition,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Maina Kamanda ) : “Out of this by-election, we are going to count our friends and our enemies. New alliances will be formed. We are counting on our friends like Maina Kamanda (Jubilee), Cleophas Malala and Geoffrey Osotsi (both of ANC) in this election,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We demand that the IEBC should come clear on the issue of the deletion of people’s names from the voter register, transfer of voters from a polling station to another and the addition of new voters into the voter register," External link

tuko Friday, November 1, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "We demand that the IEBC should come clear on the issue of the deletion of people’s names from the voter register, transfer of voters from a polling station to another and the addition of new voters into the voter register," External link

tuko Friday, November 1, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have our friends from NASA who want to use the opportunity to formalise their divorce from the coalition,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about Building Bridges ) : “This same team will spearhead the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report and proceed to the 2022 elections,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna claimed : “We have known these people as parasites and leeches, which we have carried on our back,” External link

tuko Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have our friends from NASA who want to use the opportunity to formalise their divorce from the coalition,” External link

tuko Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna claimed : “We have known these people as parasites and leeches, which we have carried on our back,” External link

tuko Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have our friends from NASA who want to use the opportunity to formalise their divorce from the coalition,” External link

tuko Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We have our friends from Nasa who want to use the opportunity to formalise their divorce from the coalition,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Out of this by-election, we are going to count our friends and our enemies. New alliances will be formed. We are counting our friends like Maina Kamanda (Jubilee), Cleophas Malala and Geoffrey Osotsi (both of ANC) in this election. This same team will spearhead the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report and proceed to the 2022 elections,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna claimed : “We have known these people as parasites and leeches, which we have carried on our back,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “Imran will be the first handshake MP,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "What did he do during his playing career?" External link

theCitizen Monday, October 28, 2019 11:05:00 AM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : "What did he do during his playing career?" External link

nation-ke Sunday, October 27, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said : “We will comb through the report to see the proposals that Kenyans have made” External link

nation-ke Friday, October 25, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

Edwin Sifuna said ( about William Ruto ) : "Our concern was how comes at DP Ruto’s residence there is a KIEMS kit where those who go there are first told to surrender their IDs for verification if they are indeed registered voters before they are facilitated," External link

kenyan-post Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
lawyer80.65%EN08/03/201703/08/2017
member3.23%EN12/01/201601/12/2016
leading counsel3.23%EN06/26/201626/06/2016
advocate12.90%EN06/24/201624/06/2016
Names Lang Count
Edwin SifunaEN100.00%


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