Raila Saves Orengo from Removal as Senate Minority Leader

โ€œSiaya Senator James Orengo will not be removed from his position as Leader of Minority in the Senate,โ€ the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party and its party leader Raila Odinga has declared.

The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party and its leader Raila Odinga have no intention of kicking out Siaya Senator James Orengo from his position as Leader of Minority in the Senate.

This is according to a statement by Railaโ€™s spokesman Dennis Onyango.sent to newsrooms on , May 5th, 2021, evening, dismissed claims of rumuors circulating of a plot was in the works to change the minority leadership in the Senate.

This comes following the removal of Rarieda Member of Parliament (MP) Otiende Amollo from the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee of the National Assembly which he served as Vice Chair.

โ€œFollowing changes effected yesterday to the representation of the Orange Democratic Movement in the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee of the National Assembly, there has been unfounded and widespread speculation that the Party is about to change its Minority leadership in the Senate,โ€ said Mr. Onyango.

โ€œWe wish to clarify that Rt. Hon Raila Odinga, the ODM Party Leader and the Orange Democratic Movement have no plans to replace Senator James Orengo as the Leader of Minority in the Senate.โ€