Tuesday August 27, 2019-Legendary Kenyan striker, Dennis Oliech, has announced that he will vie for Kibra Parliamentary seat using Orange Democratic Movement (ODM).
The Kibra seat fell vacant last month following the death of Hon Ken Okoth.
On Tuesday, Oliech who currently plays for Gor Mahia FC said he will participate in ODM nominations scheduled for this Friday.
On Saturday ODM Party leader, Raila Odinga, announced that all candidates who are willing to fly the ODM flag in the by –election must participate in the nominations to identify the ideal candidate who will win the seat November 7 by election.
Oliech signed for Gor Mahia last season, after ending a two-year sabbatical.
However, this season the player has not been training and nobody knows his whereabouts.
Gor Mahia chairman Ambrose Rachier when probed about the player’s future at the club said that he is waiting for a word from the coach.
“I expect the coach (Steven Pollak) to give his final word on Oliech by the end of this week,” Rachier said.
During his hey days, Oliech was reported to have earned as much as close to Sh400m in salaries.
He played for Ajaccio( France) , Nantes(France) , Auxerre( France) and Al –Arabi( United Arab Emirates).
The Kenyan DAILY POST