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Early Blow to Mudavadi as Fresh Details Emerge on Why He Might End Up Without an Office

Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi was recently appointed by President William Ruto to be the Prime Cabinet Secretary. Speculations then emerged that Mudavadi would occupy the powerful Harambee Annex while deputy President Rigathi Gachagua will be hosted at President Ruto’s Harambee house.

This generated a lot of heat from the supporters of the DP who felt like Mudavadi might end up being more powerful than Rigathi. Several Mount Kenya leaders led by Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro demanded that Mudavadi be housed elsewhere so that the DP can retain his Harambee Annex office.

On the perceived sibling rivalry, Nyoro submitted at a recent function that Gachagua is the boss to Mudavadi and hence there is no power clash between the two. Political analysts have however foreseen a situation where the two will be clashing more often in the execution of their mandate.

In light of the above, President William Ruto issued an executive order on 12 October where he domiciled the Prime Cabinet Secretary under the Presidency but moved the offices to Railways headquarters. If successfully vetted by parliament, Mudavadi will therefore be working from the Railways headquarters.

Fresh details have since emerged that the ANC chief might find himself office less since the railways’ headquarters that he has been allocated is earmarked for demolition and creation of the Ksh. 32 billion Nairobi Railway City.

This plan was released last year by the government and it is aimed at decongesting the city. The project is expected to cover the 425 acres between Haile Selassie Avenue, Uhuru Highway, Landhies Road, and Bunyala Road.

Experts have also smelled a rat in the removal of Mudavadi from the quiet Harambee Avenue, which hosts very powerful offices to the noisy Haile Selassie Avenue in the headquarters of another important parastatal. 

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