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Raila differs with senator Johnson Muthama after this announcement

ODM leader Raila Odinga has surprisingly differed with his friend Johnson Muthama after he announced that...

ODM leader Raila Odinga and Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama

The Senator had advised NASA principals Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka, Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetangula to follow the example of Jubilee, who dissolved TNA and URP into one large party.

However, speaking to a local daily, Odinga stated that the move was uncalled for adding that smaller parties in NASA were reluctant to fold.

“Parties are reluctant to fold and preferred the route of National Rainbow Alliance (Narc) in 2002 where a coalition was formed with parties as members of the coalition. I don't think for now the move is necessary,” the former Prime Minister was quoted by Standard.

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The Opposition leader, who arrived in the country on Monday evening from US, calmed fears that NASA would break over the presidential candidate.

Odinga alleged that it was the work of Jubilee who had deployed services of the National Intelligence Service (NIS) to spread such rumours yet they were united in the coalition.

“It is a criminal activity for NIS, which is a public body funded by tax payers, to engage in partisan politics but we know NIS is actively involved in campaigning against the Opposition.

"NIS is busy profiling Opposition leaders and telling the business community how a NASA regime would be bad for them,” the ODM leader stated. Meanwhile, NASA was forced to cancel a crucial meeting scheduled on Tuesday, where they were expected to address differences in the alliance. This after Kalonzo and Wetangula suddenly flew out of the country.

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