Twelve parties have today Tuesday, 12th of April formally joined the Kenya Kwanza alliance after signing a coalition agreement during a ceremony held at the Ngong Racecourse in Nairobi that was attended by several elected leaders.
The ceremony was led and observed by Deputy President William Samoei Ruto. According to Tharaka Nithi Senator Kithure Kindiki, the agreements will be deposited with the Registrar of Political Parties soon.
The Alliance will also register ‘Bottom-Up, Pesa Mfukoni, Kazi Na Pesa’ as their slogan. In the agreement, each of the parties will retain their distinct identities while supporting the Kenya Kwanza Alliance flag bearer in the presidential contest.
The parties are United Democratic Alliance which is led by Deputy President William Ruto, Musalia Mudavadi’s Amani National Congress (ANC), Moses Wetangula's Ford Kenya, Justin Muturi's Democratic Party, Moses Kuria's Chama Cha Kazi, the Communist Party of Kenya , Mwangi Kiunjuri's The Service Party, William Kabogo's Tujibebe Party, the Farmers Party, Devolution Party of Kenya, Economic Freedom Party and Martin Wambora's Umoja na Maendeleo Party.
The Alliance is now preparing to square it out with Raila Odinga’s Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya Coalition Party that also brings on board over 20 political parties which include Jubilee, ODM, KANU, Wiper Narc Kenya among others.
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