United Democratic Alliance party Secretary-General Cleophas Malala has been pushing for the dissolution of Kenya Kwanza affiliate parties to former a bigger party which he says will be better than Currently where the parties have maintained their identities.
Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi in a past function. Photo Credit: Courtesy.
The former Kakamega County senator who does not fear Speaking his mind has repeatedly called on party leaders who are in the government to relinquish their positions in their parties to enable him engage different leaders over the push for merger.
A few days ago, he asked National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetangula and Senate Speaker Amason Kingi to resign from their parties if they are to continue holding their positions.
Malala's push for dissolution of these parties has however not been recieved well. Already the Ford Kenya party leaders told him off over the push, Amani National Congress party leaders too have indicated that they will not be folding to join the United Democratic Alliance party.
And finally, Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi who relinquished his position as the Amani National Congress party leader to Lamu County governor Issa Timamy, has weighed in on the push.
The prime Cabinet Secretary noted that push for merger is not a priority in their manifesto, he stated that currently they are determined to transform the lives of Kenyans who have been suffering.
"If you are to ask me, the competing challenges of drought, the cost of living, the pending bills. To me, the issue of a merger or no merger of political parties is at the bottom of our priorities" The Prime Cabinet Secretary was quoted by a local media house.
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