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Big U-Turn as Odinga Ally Wants Handshake Team to Shoot Down Azimio Bill, Says it Favours Opponents

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The Handshake team under the former prime minister Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta under the joint coalition dupped Azimio La Umoja.

The proposed Political Parties Amendment Bill was aimed at aiding much the Azimio la Umoja Alliance by allowing joint parties to field One candidate in each place.

According Raila Odinga allied lawyer Donald B Kipkorir, Odinga and Uhuru should now consider abandoning the Azimio Bill.

He has argued that the Bill was more likely to benefit the United Democratic Alliance, Africa National Congress ANC and FORD Kenya Alliance.

The city lawyer said Azimio can be made a Party on its own with ODM and Jubilee party being made to come in as coalition patners.

"Pres Uhuru Kenyatta & PM Raila Odinga should abandon Azimio Bill as it will give a lifeline to their opponents. What is needed is properly drafted contracts under Political Parties Act satisfactory to all. Azimio can be made a Party & ODM, JUBILEE et al made Coalition Parties, " Donald B Kipkorir claimed.

Earlier Nairobi county senator Hon Johnson Sakaja hqd urged Mudavadi-Ruto-Wetangula allies to pass the Political Parties Amendment Bill the way it was saying it will greatly help the new coalition.

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"We’ve tabled our committee’s report on the Political Parties Amendment bill. No proposed amendments. Ikae vivyo hivyo. I urge colleagues to expedite and let us have the bill signed into law ASAP. We all need it now; after all, “what’s good for goose is good for duck” twende," Sakaja earlier tweeted.

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