The 2022 politics has gathered momentum and different politicians have intensified early preparations ahead of the polls. The coastal region, Eastern, Western and Central Kenya have also begun preparation on how they will vote come 2022.
On Sunday, Western Kenya leaders met at Vihiga County where they appointed COTU boss Francis Atwoli as the chief negotiator of the Luhya Community. The outspoken trade unionists will represent the community in different meetings that will involve the 2022 polls especially those related to alliances and coalitions.
In attendance were Vihiga county governor Otichillo, Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya, Busia governor Wycliffe Wangamati, Trans Nzoia governor Cristopher Khaemba and Busia governor Sospeter Ojamong.
Speaking after the event, Francis Atwoli thanked the Western leaders for entrusting him with the huge role of representing the Luhya community as the chief negotiator. He added that they met as the pro handshake team hence they will not criticize anyone.
Vihiga governor said the Western Region will work so hard to form the next government. He added that each community is working to form or be part of the next government.
Despite key leaders attending the Sunday meeting, ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi and Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula were missing from the meeting. The two leaders are eying the 2022 presidential seat and they have been transversing different regions to popularize themselves.
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