Former ODM Nominated MCA Hon. Asha Abdi also known as Sosso has died. Her death was confirmed by the ODM party through its social media handles which stated that she passed away at 2: 30 PM today after suffering from a short illness.
ODM eulogized the deceased as a loyal and hardworking leader. Asha Abdi was born in the sprawling Kibera slums in the late sixties. She contested for a position at the branch level in Lindi Ward, which was by then in Lang’ata Constituency in 2009 when ODM held grass root elections.
She was elected the chairperson of Lindi women in ODM. In 2012, Mama Asha decided to seek for nomination within the ODM party. Although she did not win the elections, Asha Abdi was nominated as a Members of County Assembly in Nairobi County due to her impressive track record in the ODM party.
We regret to announce the passing on of Hon. Asha Abdi aka Sosso, 30 mins ago after a short illness. She is a former Nominated MCA to the Nairobi County Assembly. She has been loyal & hardworking to the party & represented the interests of the Nubian community with honesty. pic.twitter.com/myyNeGo0Wv
— The ODM Party (@TheODMparty) October 29, 2020