Here is what Khalwale had to say about Karua’s decision to back Uhuru

Khalwale said that Karua’s decision to support Uhuru’s presidential bid was of no political consequence to the Cord coalition since she brought no votes to them.

 

Kakamega Senator Bonny Khalwale has dismissed Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua’s decision to back President Uhuru Kenyatta’s 2017 re-election bid.

The “bull fighter” Khalwale tweeted “Kudos Martha Karua for your decision to support Uhuru Kenyatta. Like Peter Kenneth who came before you, you had no votes you were going to deliver to CORD.”

Karua had for some time joined up with Cord leaders led by their principals Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetang’ula in castigating the Jubilee Government especially on issues relating to corruption and electoral reforms.

IEBC team disbandment

Karua and the Cord leaders were behind the successful push of the disbandment of the Isaack Hassan led Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) team.

The Narc Kenya leader last week declared that she will support President Uhuru Kenyatta’s 2017 re-election bid and will vie for the Kirinyaga gubernatorial position but on a Narc Kenya ticket and not the Jubilee Party.

She is expected to face stiff competition from former Devolution Cabinet Secretary, Anne Waiguru in order to try unseat the incumbent Governor Joseph Ndathi.

Karua said she had decided to back Mr Kenyatta because he is the choice of Kirinyaga people.

"My party will not be fielding a presidential candidate in 2017 and the residents from this region want Mr Kenyatta to go back to State House. I have no problem with that," she said.

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