Jimmy Wanjigi's tough demand to Raila
Wanjigi has put Raila at crossroads after funding his campaigns in 2017.
Details have emerged that Mr Wanjigi, who was the key financier in Raila’s campaigns in 2017 polls and Dr Miguna, are the only two remaining combative elements backing the oath taking plan, according to a report published by a local daily on Tuesday.
The oath-taking plan, whose fate remains unclear even after the Monday meeting by the four Nasa principals hit a dead end, after reports emerged that the three – Musalia Mudavadi, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetangula backed off from the plan. They are said to have pushed Raila to a point of almost changing his mind, even as the meeting was called off until Tuesday.
Wanjigi, was once roughed up by the police, after the government claimed that the businessman was in possession of illegal firearms. It was later discovered that his shift in allegiance from Jubilee to Nasa’s Raila Odinga was the epicenter of his woes.
In the recent past, Dr Miguna, on the other hand, has waged a war through his social media channels, castigating any possible talks between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Nasa leader Raila Odinga. He has differed with a battery of Nasa affiliated lawmakers after a series of exposes in which he claimed that Jubilee luminaries have been holding private meetings with Nasa principals.
“To Nasa principals and other opportunists holding night meetings with jubilee party despots in order to sabotage the swearing-in of the people's president Raila Odinga on January 30th & the unveiling of a parallel government, you will face the wrath of the people!” Dr Miguna tweeted on January 13.
Since the government wrath and arrest drama in October last year, which lasted for nearly 72 hours in his home in Muthaiga in Nairobi, Mr Wanjigi has been silent over the matter. He earlier hinted at doing “anything possible to change the government,” he said in a statement to the press, at the end of the 72-hours siege in his home.
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