A reliable source close to top Statehouse operatives has confirmed Statehouse called Hon Musalia Mudavadi and ordered him to attend the BBI rally in Kakamega if he wished to get any future support from President Uhuru.
Musalia is Mt Kenya mafia’s preferred Presidential candidate and many belief he suits the position owing to his extensive experience and his non combative political style unlike DP Ruto who many accuse of using his position to accumulate wealth at the expense of poor Kenyans.
On Saturday the Luyha political supremos Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang’ula made a surprise entry at the Bukhungu Stadium for the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) rally thus validating Supreme Leader Raila’s hold on Western Kenya vote block.
Hon Mudavadi and senator Wetang’ula were dressed down by the COTU Secretary-General Francis Atwoli, who was the brain child behind the meeting.
The rally was temporarily disrrupted as organisers scrambled to accommodate the two leaders at the dais.
Kakamega senator Hon Cleophas Malala was the mastr of ceremony and the meeting was successful, well organised.
Raila said BBI is for inclusivity and had been concerned about the absence of Mudavadi and Wetangula at the meeting.
“Why is it that we have a new Constitution that is not working?” asked Raila, urging Kenyans to look at the document in totality.
Addressing the rally, both Wetangula and Mudavadi insisted that they had never opposed the BBI as suggested by a section of the rally conveners but only insisted that the recommendations reflect the wishes of the masses.
Mudavadi accused some unnamed leaders of weaponising the BBI report and using it to divide the country through propaganda.
The Ford Kenya Party leader emphasized the need for a constitutional guarantee on proportional representation in government for appointments on the basis of population quota of Kenyan communities.
Wetangula was visibly agitated by reports that his support for the Mumias rally was misinterpreted as support for Tanga Tanga political formation. The Bungoma senator said that the Luhya nation expects the government to react to the economic fall of the sugar and maize industries and unemployment in the region.
He said the region’s leadership was united and threats and propaganda only help to cement it, adding outsiders should respect the Luhya community leaders.
“Even if you are so rude, you cannot caress someone’s wife before him…You cannot shit on his door and expect him to clap for you.”