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Atwoli Finally Reveals Details Of What He Told Raila On Phone Before Meeting Ruto at State House

Atwoli Finally Discloses What He Told Raila Over The Phone Before Seeing Ruto at the State House News Hub Creator 9min 

Prior to meeting President William Ruto at the State House on December 1, Francis Atwoli, the secretary-general of the Central Organizations for Trade Unions (COTU-K), admitted to having spoken with Raila Odinga, the leader of the Azimio. 

In remarks made on December 3 at a funeral in Khwisero, Kakamega County, Atwoli claimed he told Raila he needed to see Ruto for the benefit of the workers he represented. 

In opposition to the ruling party, he explained, supporting the former prime minister would jeopardize his job and hurt Kenyan workers. 

I informed Raila that I represent my own constituency.

"I went to those who got it so they could help me implement the international labor convention standards that I'm known for," Atwoli said as a leading voice for labor around the world. 

According to the COTU boss, topics discussed included the benefits provided to employees by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF). 

But he was clear that their new bond would last for longer than Ruto's five-year term.

What gives you the impression that he won't pass us in 2027 if that young man (Ruto) took our seat while we were still in power under Uhuru Kenyatta? Atwoli sat down.

In addition, he admitted that he and the head of state had forgotten the heated argument they had before the elections during which they used terms like "kukata miti Sugoi" and "mzee wa nyororo." 

Atwoli refuted assertions that his self-interest motivated his decision to warm up to Ruto by emphasizing that they interacted in public. 

Musalia Mudavadi, the prime cabinet secretary, and Kakamega senator Boni Khakwale were present when he saw the president, he revealed.

The outspoken trade unionist backed Mudavadi in his position as head of the Western region and asked him to unite the region so that it could speak with a unified voice.

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Azimio. Central Organizations for Trade Unions Kakamega County Khwisero State House


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