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Why Sossion wants his name removed from ODM party list

Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) Secretary General Wilson Sossion has requested his party leader Raila Odinga to remove his name from the parliamentary nomination list.

Speaking when he attended the swearing in ceremony of Baringo County Governor Stanley Kiptis, who was Eldama Ravine branch KNUT secretary general, Mr Sossion said that he had

heavy commitments at the union, which demanded his presence.

“It is true I was proposed for nomination on ODM ticket to represent workers but I ask my party leader to give the chance to another person so that I can to engage on more commitments in the Union,” said Mr Sossion.

There have been reports that ODM was keen on replacing Mr Sossion’s name with that of former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto, who his seat to Joyce Laboso in the just concluded election.