Kenya's Western MPs reject Kalonzo’s endorsement by Raila Odinga

Raila was forced to endorse Kalonzo as NASA's 2022 presidential flag bearer

According to the Standard newspaper, Mr. Odinga was forced to name Kalonzo as his successor by Makueni Governor Prof Kivutha Kibwana during NASA’s People’s Assembly rally in Machakos County last Friday.

“Professor Kibwana, we are still in hot pursuit of our antelope that was stolen from us by Uhuru and Ruto in the August 8 polls. The 2022 antelope will be captured by Kalonzo and will slaughter for Kenyans to eat and he has our full backing,” the opposition leader said.

However, the MPs led by Khwisero MP Christopher Aseka and his Lugari counterpart Ayub Savula begged to differ with Raila's remarks saying that NASA affiliate parties did not enter into such an agreement in the run up to the Aug 8 General Election.

“We did not enter into an agreement of supporting Kalonzo candidature in 2022 since we will be fronting Musalia Mudavadi as NASA presidential candidate,” Aseka said.

They stated that Mudavadi was the architect behind NASA's formation and it was time the ANC leader took over the country's Presidency.

“Mudavadi is the brain child of NASA and we cannot allow to be shortchanged this time round. Mudavadi is a man whose time to marry has come and he will marry the Presidency. We cannot postpone the marriage,” Aseka remarked.

His sentiments were echoed by Mr. Savula who said ODM shortchanged ANC and Ford Kenya in the distribution of house leadership seats saying they are not being treated as equal. He stated that Mudavadi is the only formidable candidate to wrestle power from Jubilee party in 2022.

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