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Kenya Kwanza Senator Reveals Why Ruto Has Began Giving in to Raila's Demands

The Kenya Kwanza alliance has explained why it has been giving in to demands made by the rival Azimio La Umoja coalition.

The latest one has been the removal of Eldas Member of Parliament Adan Keynan from its team of negotiators, following demands and pressure from former Prime Minister Raila Odinga's Azimio.

Kenya Kwanza now says that it is only doing that which is beneficial to the country and can rid it of the demonstrations Azimio has been calling.

The President William Ruto-led side says that it is ready to bend backwards for the sake of national stability and progress of the country.

"As we have always stated, we are willing to bend backwards for the sake of the progress of the country, national unity and stability of the nation," Senate Majority Leader Aaron Cheruiyot has said.

The Kericho senator has further added that as a result, Kenya Kwanza welcomes Azimio's decision to call off its protests slated for tomorrow and give dialogue a chance.

"We appreciate the conciliatory tone taken by our Azimio counterparts to engage in talks and stand down the planned street demonstrations should Kenya Kwanza recuse Eldas Member of Parliament Adan Keynan," he said.

Kenya Kwanza earlier went back on its stand that the talks can only be between parliamentarians, with National Assembly Majority Leader Kimani Ichung'wah communicating that Azimio can now include non parliamentarians in its team.

It recently also dropped its stand that the talks must be held in parliament, after pressure from Azimio, the result being the team meeting in neutral venues.

While reviving it's demos, Azimio had accused Ruto of not being serious about the talks, after Kenya Kwanza included Keynan, a member of the opposition alliance, in Ruto's negotiation team.

Azimio has made public the outcomes it is pursuing, which include opening of the IEBC servers, lowering of the cost of living and barring politicians from party hopping.

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