Western Kenya MPs root for a Moi-Mudavadi alliance

Baringo Senator Gideon Moi (left) and ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi enjoy each other's company during a fundraiser in Kakamega Town on December 1, 2018 (courtesy)

Baringo Senator Gideon Moi (left) and ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi enjoy each other’s company during a fundraiser in Kakamega Town on December 1, 2018 (courtesy)

A group of lawmakers has pressed Gideon Moi currently Baringo senator to form an alliance with Musalia Mudavadi ANC party leader in a bid for president come 2022. They feel that with the unity among them they will be able to succeed Uhuru Kenyatta as President.

The proposal made by the lawmakers was endorsed by Mr. Christopher Aseka, Mr. Godfrey Osotsi (Nominated), Mr. William Kamket (Tiaty), Mr. Silas Tiren (Moiben), Busia Woman Representative Florence Mutua and former MPs Cyrus Jirongo and Julius Arunga.

The spoke during a fund drive in Kakamega town where Musalia Mudavadi and Gideon Moi were among the guests.

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The lawmakers believe that the person who will succeed Uhuru Kenyatta will be born from the alliance by the two.

The lawmaker Mr. Osotsi urged the Baringo senator to reach out to Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya and “include him in the team that will form the next government”. Mr. Osostsi also said that what Oparanya has done in Kakamega is commendable and cannot be ignored, with him in the team is a big boost.

“We need to elect leaders who respect the sovereignty of the people and have the interests of the masses at heart,” Mr. Tiren said.

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Mr. Tiren also dismissed the ongoing campaigns as premature and instead they should consider development and the needs of the citizens.

Boni Khalwale former Kakamega Senator in another function cautioned Gideon Moi from equating himself to DP William Ruto. “Gideon Moi lacks the numbers and popularity to clinch the post, unlike Ruto who is well-equipped,” said Khalwale at Shitoli Catholic Church in Ikolomani.

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Possible 2022 union as Gideon Moi meet Mudavadi today

Gideon Moi and Mudavadi (courtesy)

Gideon Moi and Mudavadi (courtesy)

Kanu chairman and Baringo senator Gideon Moi is set to share a platform with Musalia Mudavadi in Kakamega town today. The two are expected to lead a funds drive aid of Kakamega traders welfare group. The two were invited by Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala.

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Gideon in the recent have been making tours around the country in a call for 2022 succession bid, he was in Homa Bay in October. Though he has not made a public decision that he is running for president his actions depicts his interests.

In early 1950.s former President Daniel Toroitich Moi and influential Cabinet minister Moses Mudavadi were close friends and reunion of their sons is almost a replication.

In October, Cotu Secretary General Francis Atwoli and Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa were invited to Kabarak where they held talks with the former president.

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The meeting was probably to smoothen way for Gideon Moi when he makes is Presidential ambitions publicly. KANU leadership followed suit that Raila’s handshake with Uhuru opened up for any leader to transverse the country with development goals.

Mudavadi and Gideon Moi have ambitions to run for president that’s why they are teaming up with other parties in a bid to win the election. 2022 succession politics has started as Kalenjin leaders hunt for Rift Valley votes.

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