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Atwoli Opens Up, Explains What'll Happen on December 31 Regarding 2022

COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli has told the country to await a major series of announcements on December 31, regarding the 2022 general elections.

The trade unionist has been very vocal about the election issue, including the Presidential race, picking ODM leader Raila Odinga as his preffered candidate.

He now says that he will soon decide what happens in Western, where he hails from, and will be making a major announcement at Bukhungu Stadium.

Speaking in Sirisia, Bungoma County on Saturday, the leader said that he will among others, name the next spokesman of the region in readiness for the polls.

"There will be no more jokes, on the 31st of December I will make a big announcement in Bukhungu Stadium, people are already on the ground doing the research," he said.

He spoke at a time when the region seems divided between Raila and Deputy President William Ruto, both of whom are eyeing the presidential seat.

Some area leaders are also with ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi, another presidential candidate who is keen on succeeding President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Atwoli stated that he will also be telling the people who to elect for the smaller county positions, to lock out those keen on taking advantage of the people.

"I will also tell you who to elect for the governor and MP positions because some of the people going round looking for those seats are just trying to shortchange us," he added.

He spoke when he accompanied ODM leader Raila Odinga, who denied claims of abandoning the region after his truce with the President.

This comes after allegations that he has been channeling all development projects to his Luo Nyanza backyard and has forgotten Western Kenya, which has heavily voted for him since 2007.

Atwoli had earlier declared Mudavadi the region's spokesman but would later publicly scold him for not following up on the seat he was given.

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