Kenyans.co.ke has exclusively reported that all isn't well in the Azimio Camp and that it is a matte wait and see as things are expected to start exploding in the coming weeks. This follows the emergence of confirmed reports that the blame game, Names calling as well as Finger pointing has rocked the Coalition over who should carry the cross over Raila's Presidential election loss with close allies calling for the Expulsion of 3 Key leaders suspected to have sabotaged the whole process.
George Njoroge, the force behind Azimio la Umoja's formidable ICT team has claimed that the independent electoral and boundaries commission spent a whooping 1.3 billion shillings to procure a server with similar specifications to iPhone 13 from Smartmatic, a Venezuelan company that provided technology used in the just concluded general elections.
The internet has been a buzz ever since the Supreme Court proceedings ended on Friday afternoon and judges retreated to write their rulings. The Azimio la Umoja one Kenya coalition party politicians and supporters are not happy with some individuals entrusted with key roles in the coalition. The aggrieved persons within Azimio came out on social media to call upon Raila Odinga to fire four individuals whom they accuse of duping him and swindling money meant for party agents.
Political Observer Professor Herman Manyora has dismissed calls from a section of allies of the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Alliance, after they demanded the alliance's secretary general Junet Mohamed, Chief Agent Saitabao Ole Kanchory, George Njoroge among other members of the secretariat to resign. Led by the vocal lawyer Donald Kipkorir and Lord Abraham Mutai among others, the Azimio allies have been arguing that the members of the secretariat failed Raila in not only his campaigns, but also in his preparations for the presidential petition he filed at the Supreme Court against President-Elect William Ruto's win.
Ole Kanchory During A Past Press Briefing PHOTO/COURTESY Raila's chiefs agent kanchory and lawyer Donald Kipkorir have sparked various reactions online after they engaged in verbal exchanges showing disagreements between them. It all began when lawyer Donald Kipkorir, through his twitter handle twitted that before the Apex court gave its verdict on Monday next week,some members of the campaign secretariat should resign.
After attorneys for the presidential petition's flagbearer, Raila Odinga, and ruining mate Martha Karua concluded their arguments at the Supreme Court, rifts within Azimio La Umoja's camp grew. While Raila and Karua await the outcome of the election, which is scheduled for Monday, September 5, their lieutenants have been calling for the resignation of a number of key campaign figures.
The Supreme Court's recently ended presidential petition submissions have sparked a new debate in politics. The two major coalitions are now hopeful that the court will make a judgment that will help them politically. According to Donald B. Kipkorir, several members of the Azimio la Umoja one Kenya Alliance coalition failed to stand up for their supporters' votes.
Robert Alai, the Kileleshwa MCA elected on an ODM ticket has alleged what is currently happening within Azimio. He has alleged that president elect William Ruto is buying their politicians to ditch their camp and join Kenya Kwanza coalition. He has further alleged that he is stirring wars in their coalition so that he can cause confusion within them that will scuttle their coalition.
This is not the time for in-house fighting but to unite and send President-elect Ruto to Sugoi - Babu Owino As the country awaits the decision of the Supreme Court at the 2022 presidential petition, divisions have emerged inside Azimio la Umoja coalition, led via way of means of Raila Odinga and Martha Karua.
Lieutenants working for the coalition have sought the resignation of a number of key officials while giving their reasoning to the coalition in what appears to be a serious power struggle within a group of the Azimio La Umoja-One Kenya alliance. High-ranking coalition members are charged with bungling the recently concluded general elections and misappropriating additional funds meant to pay coalition agents.
Junet Mohamed, a member of the National Assembly from Sina East, Elizabeth Meyo, who oversees the coalition's finances, Saitabao Ole Kanchory, the coalition's chief agent, and IT expert George Njoroge have all been singled out for criticism for allegedly failing to perform their duties as the primary monitors of the elections, particularly for the presidency.
Claims that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) denied petitioners in the 2022 presidential election case access to election servers for inspection as mandated by the Supreme Court have been rejected. The electoral body; represented by lawyer Dennis Nkarichia presented a report from the Supreme Court Registrar on Friday to demonstrate that the commission had given the petitioners technical access to help them demonstrate the validity of the August General Election.
Renowned attorney Donald Kipkorir has demanded the immediate resignation of Junet, the chief official in charge of Raila's Campaign secretariat. Donald Kipkorir has not provided any justification for his call for Junet's resignation. Along with Elizabeth Meyo (Chief Executive of Raila Odinga's Campaign Team), IT specialist George Njoroge (tasked with overseeing IT in Raila's Presidential campaign), and Saitabao Ole Kanchory (Raila's Chief Agent in the recently concluded presidential elections), he also added that Juney should stop being a member of the Raila Odinga campaign team.
Donald Kipkorir an acclaimed lawyer has called for immediate resignation of Junet, top ranking Raila's Campaign secretariat. Donald Kipkorir have not given reasons why he has called for Junet resignation. He also added Juney should cease to be part of Raila Odinga campaign team together with Elizabeth Meyo(Chief Executive of Raila Odinga's Campaign Team), IT expert George Njoroge (who was tasked with overseeing IT in Raila's Presidential campaign), and Saitabao Ole Kanchory (Raila's Chief Agent in the just concluded presidential elections).
Azimio la Umoja camp is facing a cracked moment after lawyers representing Raila Odinga in presidencial petition, wrapped up their presentations at Supreme Court. Members need to present a united front as some occupants are decamping to William Ruto's Kenya Kwanza Alliance. Photo Courtesy: Raila Odinga and Martha Karua
Lawyer Donald Kipkorir who is part of the Azimio legal team yesterday night attacked the Azimio secreteriat team which includes; Elizabeth Meyo, George Njoroge, Junet Mohamed and Saitabao Ole Kanchory. Kipkorir alleged that this leaders must resign before the verdict of the Supreme Court on Monday 5th, 2022 as Raila's campaign team so as to pave way for rebuilding of Raila's secreteriat afresh with true and honest leaders.
Major division with the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya coalition has continued by be witnessed ever since the opposition chief Raila Odinga lost the presidential race to his closest competitor Dr William Ruto of the United Democratic Alliance party in the last general elections conducted in the country. People like Donald Kipkorir has expressed discomfort by Azimio La Umoja key secretariates who have been accuses of doing little to the coalition hence making the Azimio La Umoja coalition presidential candidate Raila Odinga to lose the presidential seat.
Azimio La Umoja rifts grew further even as Raila and Karua's lawyers concluded their pleadings at the Supreme court. As Raila and Karua await the decision on Monday, September 5, their generals demanded the dismissal of several top figures charged with improperly overseeing the elections, which in turn prompted the coalition to pursue legal recourse in court.
Leading members of the Raila Odinga campaign secretariat should quit immediately, according to renowned attorney Donald Kipkorir, who also serves as a member of Raila Odinga's legal team. Kipkorir earned a name recently and was the topic and trend in Kenya after being awarded more than 1.2 billion as charge fee for representing Nairobi county in court on matters to do with land.
In a tweet last night, the Embakasi East lawmaker, Babu Owino, stated that Junet Mohammed really sacrificed his time fighting for Baba and that he is true and loyal to Baba. He said that this is not the time for in house fights but for uniting and sending the Venezuelan President elect to Sugoi.