Fresh details now suggest that President Uhuru Kenyatta could be succeeding in his alleged attempts to unite the opposition block and have it face next year's elections as a united front.
It is for this reason that the President is said to have been hosting the four OKA principals and Raila at State House for talks, which have been appearing to be failing to achieve the needed results.
But one of the OKA chiefs, KANU boss Gideon Moi, has revealed that the five of them are very close and have been talking, and that talks are ongoing on the possibilities of jointly forming next government.
“In OKA we have Kalonzo Musyoka, Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang’ula. But do not think that Raila is far away from us. He is very close and we talk. But our priority is to build Kanu up to the grassroots level. Our final decision on the next election will be made by members,” he said in Diani.
But he spoke as he once again expressed confidence that he is the best man to succeed the President, saying that it is time KANU held power again.
He said that he has the solution to the nation's graft, poverty and unemployment problems, which he will solve if given the chance to lead.
He stated that the decision will be made by party delegates, remarks he made after being endorsed for the presidency by 300 delegates in Kwale.
“Delegates will be called to Nairobi to decide the direction Kanu will take in 2022. It is the delegates who will decide and not me on the path that Kanu will take on 2022. Mine is to request that we unite and take a stand in the interest of our people,” said the Baringo Senator on Wednesday.
The leader seems keen on taking over the seat his dad, former President the late Daniel Moi, held for 24 years, until his retirement in 2002.
This is even as pundits and fellow politicians say that he is not ready for such a task yet and lacks the political muscle he needs to convince Kenyans to trust him with the big position.
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