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Wetangula's Party Ready to Leave Kenya Kwanza as Member Reveals What Ruto is Trying to do

Members of National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetangula's Ford Kenya's party have openly rejected the said plan within the ruling Kenya Kwanza coalition to come up with one single political party.

The plan was made public by United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Secretary General Cleophas Malala earlier in the week, with UDA being the biggest of the 16 parties making up the ruling coalition.

But allies of Wetangula have rejected the plans, after realizing that this is part of a larger plot to bring them under the rule of one person, which they argue is not a wise thing judging by previous happenings.

Kabuchai Member of Parliament Majimbo Kalasinga has said that after seeing what has happened in such unions in the past, they can predict the outcome of the new one and would rather leave Kenya Kwanza.

“Never. Never. Never. We would rather fold our tails in Kenya Kwanza than folding our party Ford Kenya. A clever man will learn from other people’s experience but a fool will learn from his own experience,” the parliamentarian has told The Standard.

Soon after the 2002 election, former President the late Mwai Kibaki's National Rainbow Coalition collapsed after coming up with such an arrangement.

Ruto is also fresh from another such thing, after the Jubilee Party, which in the run up to the 2017 election brought together over 10 parties into one outfit, collapsed in a very noisy manner just recently. He was the Deputy Party Leader of Jubilee.

But Malala earlier in the week said that the proposed merger is the only way to go, pointing out that having different parties seriously cost Kenya Kwanza elective seats in the concluded election.

The ex-Kakamega senator, however, said that nobody will be forced to fold up his party.

“We respect all parties in Kenya Kwanza and we will not force any to dissolve itself. We will listen to views of our members before settling on any decision," said the former Kakamega governor candidate.

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