Wetangula on Sunday announced that his party will work with Ruto, which is understood to mean that he has decided to join a coalition led by the DP in readiness for the August presidential contest.
He did the same at an NDC meeting organized by his Amani National Congress (ANC) leader Musalia Mudavadi, who also announced that his party will work with Ruto, who also attended the event.
But the MPs, led by Kanduyi lawmaker Wafula Wamunyinyi, have claimed that Wetangula has been secretly campaigning for Ruto in Western and his decision to publicly join him isn't a suprise.
Speaking in Nairobi after the Bomas event, he added that even the ANC-UDA union was not a suprise, lauding fellow OKA chiefs Kalonzo Musyoka and Gideon Moi for storming out of the event.
"His (Mudavadi's) teaming up with UDA or William Ruto is not news. What is news is that upright people walked out," he is quoted by The Standard.
The DAP-K party leader said that this is just another attempt by the duo to land the Luhya community in the opposition again, which they won't allow this time, adding that UDA is not an option in Luhyaland.
The leader, who supports ODM leader Raila Odinga for the presidency, announced that as a result, they will battle the Ruto-Mudavadi-Wetangula axis to ensure that they deliver the region to Raila.
"From Western Kenya we want to inform Mudavadi and his cohorts that we shall not allow him to mislead our people," added the parliamentarian, who has since fallen out with Ford Kenya and Wetangula.
He was accompanied by among others, National Assembly Majority Whip Emanuel Wangwe, Makadara MP George Aladwa, Eseli Simiyu (Tongaren) and Ayub Savula of Lugari.
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