Raila appoints CEO of his campaign dream team

Elizabeth Meyo, an IMF consultant, to run 2022 presidential campaign

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga

As the country moves closer to the 2022 General Election, Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga is assembling his presidential campaign team.

The former Prime Minister has hired an International Monetary Fund (IMF) consultant Elizabeth Meyo, to be the CEO of his campaign board.

She will also serve as Secretary to the steering Board which with be chaired by Laikipia Governor Ndiritu Muriithi.

"The board of the Raila Odinga 2022 Campaign is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Elizabeth Meyo as CEO of the campaign and secretary to the board,” read a statement released on January 5, 2022.

Meyo has carved out a three-decade-long career in administration and strategy development making her a deliberate choice by the Odinga campaign.

She played an important role in Raila's presidential campaign since she was part of the team that organised the Azimio La Umoja event, which took place in December 2021 at the Kasarani Stadium.

She is the immediate former Commissioner of the Domestic Taxes Department at the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Kenya's taxman.

Her expertise in finance has also seen Meyo publish finance articles in various newspapers such as the Nation newspaper.

"The Governor of Laikipia, H.E. Hon Ndiritu Muriithi, has been nominated and accepted to become chair of the board of the Raila Odinga 2022 Campaign," the announcement also read.

An economist and financial markets expert, Governor Muriithi, has over 29 years of experience in leadership and management in Kenya, South Africa, Canada and Australia.

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