CORD leader Raila Odinga is in tears after a total of 35 CORD MPS and 5 governors stated they will defect to Jubilee Party during the launch of the super coalition. The list those leaders include:
- Salim Mvurya (ODM Kwale)
- Hussein Dado (Wiper Tana River)
- Issa Timamy (UDF Lamu)
- Simon Kachapin (Kanu West Pokot)
- Ukur Yatani (ODM (Marsabit)
- Ababu Namwamba
- Gideon Mung’aro
- Peter Shehe
- Isaac Mwaura
- Steven Kariuki
- Salim Mustafa
- James Kamoti
- John Waluke
- Wilbur Ottichillo
- Chris Obure
- Jim Angwenyi
- Richard Onyonka
The Jubilee Party is also set to unveil its eight-story, high-security headquarters situated in Pangani area, during its upcoming three-day event.
The event set to kick off on Thursday, September 8 and continue until Saturday 10th, will be graced by at least 10,000 delegates from 11 political parties.
On Thursday, all individual parties will meet at Bomas of Kenya and Kasarani where they will vote to dissolve their parties and merge into Jubilee Party of Kenya.
On Friday, all the delegates will converge at the Kasarani indoor arena for the Jubilee Party’s first convention to endorse its manifesto and nomination rules as well as other instruments.
Deputy President William Ruto will on the same day address the delegates on matters of the new party.
Saturday will culminate in the new party as President Kenyatta will be expected to address the new members of the party.