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Kalonzo's surprising new turn in NASA after flag bearer rumour

Kalonzo dismissed allegations that he was clinging to the 2013 MoU to blackmail the other principals.

Kalonzo has already dismissed Thursday morning claims that ODM's Raila Odinga has been named the coalition's presidential candidate, with whom he will face the president as the running mate.

In a leaked scheme by the technical committee, Musalia Mudavadi of ANC is tipped for the role of the chief minister, with Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang'ula, earmarked for the role of the Speaker of the National Assembly.


"The committee has nothing to do with naming the NASA flag bearer. Their work is to come up with the guiding principles and leave the rest to the principals," Kalonzo said.

Kalonzo in a renewed battle has reiterated that if the choice will be made in a manner that demeans his principles, he will tell off his colleagues, a move that is set to spark rage in the camp.

The Wiper leader said he will not bolt out of the coalition but rather fight from within for the best interests of the country.

"It is true we have reasonable heat in the coalition but we are ready to battle and unseat the Jubilee regime," he said.

"What we had in 2013 was a secret document between Raila, Wetangula and I."


"Now that Mudavadi has been brought on board, that is all gone. We have signed a NASA agreement. We are ready to move on," Kalonzo said.

He said Uhuru's team is beatable. He said they are not just after removing them but will also strive to provide leadership and good governance.

Kalonzo said he was confident that any combination that the principal would agree upon will deliver the August 8 general election.

He said NASA’s main focus is to improve on failed governance systems and end negative ethnicity by creating an administration that has all Kenyans on board.

The NASA co-principal further denied claims that he was offered Sh7 billion by Jubilee to ditch NASA.


Kalonzo further denied of secretly meeting President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto in Kilifi during the latter's Coast tour.

Speaking on Citizen TV on Wednesday, he said the allegations are pure propaganda aimed at tarnishing his reputation.

"Jubilee has never offered me money. I have a family and friends who look to me as a role model," he said.

He added: "How would I go down to receive money from Jubilee?" he asked.

In regards to the naming of a NASA presidential flag bearer, Kalonzo said this has been delayed deliberately to cool political heat.


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