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Former ODM youth leader nominated to cabinet

Former ODM youth leader Rashid Mohammed (pictured above) is one of the many surprise names picked by President Uhuru Kenyatta in the newly unveiled cabinet.

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Rashid Mohammed replaces Dr. Hassan Wario as Cabinet Secretary for Ministry of Sports, Culture and Arts.

On the other hand,Mr Wario has been appointed the new ambassador for Kenya to Austria.

The former youth leader withdrew from the race for Mumias West parliament seat days after he defected from Jubilee back to ODM party in March 2017.

He was suspended for “gross misconduct” by ODM after he led demos in Kakamega to counter anti-IEBC protestors in the hotly contested Mumias West seat.

His suspension came following recommendations from the ODM Youth League’s National Executive Committee.
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His position was taken by one John Ketora.

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