Buoyed by the Machakos senatorial byelection win, Wiper Leader Kalonzo has intensified his attacks on Raila Odinga, saying the ODM party was behind Governor Alfred Mutua’s move to withdraw Maendeleo Chap Chap’s candidate from the race. Musyoka, who is part of the Sacred Alliance (bringing together Mudavadi, Moi, and Wetangula) claimed Odinga was cobbling an alliance with Governors Kivutha Kibwana, Alfred Mutua, and former UNCTAD Boss Mukisa Kituyi, all of whom he described as non-starters.
“The statistical data, Kalonzo Musyoka’s massive popularity and the self-declared PR King’s real and obvious fear of his candidate trailing in a distant third in the Machakos by-election; are the only factors involved.
“We are aware the purported withdrawal was orchestrated by the ODM leader who is attempting to craft a new alliance with non-starters namely Kibwana, Mutua, and Mukhisa (Mukhisa Kitui), in order to undermine his former Nasa principals in their strongholds, is an alliance dead on thought,” Kalonzo Musyoka said in a statement.
Musyoka said Kenyans should look brace themselves for President Uhuru’s successor to come from the Moi-Mudavadi-Kalonzo Alliance. His sentiments have been supported by ANC and Ford Kenya parties.
”The victories strengthen OKA (One Kenya Alliance) and disabuse sceptics who have underrated and dismissed these leaders as not controlling voting blocs. The message is they’re in control,” Mr Mudavadi’s spokesman Kabatesi Kibisu said.