Suna east MP Junet Mohamed
On Friday last week, Junet made a statement in Nyamira that rubbed many the wrong way whereby even some of Raila allies feared that it may work against his progress in central.
Junet said that should Raila win presidency, the government will belong to the people of Nyanza.
"Baba akishinda, serikali ni yetu watu wa Nyanza. Sitaki iyo watu wa gazeti waskie iyo, Mutahi Kagwe anaeza kasirika.( If Raila wins the government will be owned by the people of Nyanza. I don't want the media to hear this, Mutahi Kagwe will be upset)," Junet said.
Now on Tuesday evening, Junet stood by his statement when a number of Kenyans thought that he should have apologized.
Speaking to Citizen TV, junet said that his statement was quoted out of context by Political enemies from UDA who are scared of the progress Raila is making in central.
He said that his statement was meant to excite the people to vote together this time round instead of going different directions like before.
"I was trying to excite the people, tell them that we need to be together this time so that our numbers can be formidable as Nyanza…I was speaking in Gusii land, not even in Luoland", said Junet.
His position however has since Elicited reactions from Kenyans led by kikuyu mp Kimani Ichungwa who expressed disappointment that Junet couldn't applogise.
"Misreported,misquoted @JunetMohamed should simply APOLOGIZE. Don’t use others to excuse your running mouth exposing your deep held disdain for others and your OdM ideology of division and violence", said Ichungwa on Twitter.
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