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Oparanya Told Why he Might Not be Punished For Meeting Raila's 'Enemy'

The ODM party is among the political outfits in the country that have retained their democracy, Thirdway Alliance Secretary General Frederick Okango has said.

He says that this is why the party has remained steady despite having internal disagreements, terming it one of the few parties where people can disagree but still work together.

This, he says, is what is happening now, that the party has remained calm despite one of it's Deputy Party Leaders' decision to hold talks with a person considered an enemy.

This, he said in reference to Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya's Wednesday talks with Deputy President William Ruto, who is ODM leader Raila Odinga's sworn enemy.

According to him, the party is sober enough to acknowledge that the two are buddies and has therefore understood it when they met at Ruto's farm in Kilgoris, Narok county.

"In ODM people can disagree with each other and the party still remains democratic. Ruto and Oparanya have been buddies so they can meet," he said in an interview on K24 on Friday.

The Standard on Friday reported that angry with how things are being ran in ODM, Oparanya's meeting with Ruto was political and could have had something to do with the 2022 elections and pre-election coalitions.

"Unaona sio unasikia (You are seeing not hearing),” he told the paper when asked to confirm having met the DP.

The paper states that the county boss told one of the people close to him that he was never invited to a meeting held at the Serena Hotel on Tuesday, leading him into sensing a possible betrayal in the near future.

He is among the persons eyeing the presidency in the coming elections, and has applied for the ODM ticket.

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