The president William Ruto’s led ruling coalition, Kenya Kwanza Alliance is rocked in political quagmire over push to have all affiliate parties fold and join the United Democratic Alliance (UDA).
The controversial agenda being pushed by Secretary General Cleophas Malala has once again sparked new political warpath between sked Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader who also doubles as the Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi and his Ford Kenya counterpart and Speaker of the National Assembly Moses Wetangula to fold their respective parties and join President William Ruto’s UDA.
Malala says the different parties in Kenya Kwanza are dividing the Luhya nation.
Wetangula and Mudavadi had warned against the merger of all political outfits and even ruled out possibility of folding the constituent parties.
Yesterday, Mudavadi and Wetang’ula insisted that the Luhya nation stands firmly behind president William Ruto.
However, Malala said that for the to solidify the Luhya u to unity, parties that have roots in the region such as ANC and Ford Kenya must be folded, and all leaders in Western Kenya should join the UDA.
With succession politics raging in the region, for the Luhya nation to position itself to ascend to the presidency after president Ruto’s tenure, Malala says the talk is premature.
While speaking in Kakamega yesterday, both Mudavadi and Wetang’ula steered clear of the parties’ politics, instead addressing backlash over the high cost of living, insisting that Kenya Kwanza bears solutions despite the current turmoil.