Political pressure continues to mount on Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka and Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa to support the newly found unity of Amani National Congress and Ford Kenya political parties.
Navakholo MP Emmanuel Wangwe and his Lugari counterpart Ayub Savula asked the two leaders to remain in the government but support the push to unite the Luhya votes ahead of 2022.
Similar sentiments of unity of purpose were expressed in Baringo County where Kalenjin MPs called on Deputy President William Ruto and Baringo Senator Gideon Moi to work together towards 2022 general elections.
The journey to unite the Luhya vote appears to have been revitalized with ANC’s Musalia Mudavadi and Ford-Kenya’s Moses Wetangula speaking of working together.
The ambition to unite the politically divided luhya vote through coming together of Mudavadi and Wetangula is now exerting pressure on luhya leaders supporting the ruling Jubilee party to join the union.
Speaking at Ingotse secondary school in Navakholo, area mp Emmanuel wangwe of Jubilee party, voiced his support for the unifying call as his Lugari counterpart Ayub Savula took a swipe at Senate speaker Kenneth Lusaka and devolution cs Eugene wamalwa for giving the luyha unity agenda a wide berth.
Similar sentiments of unity of purpose were expressed in Baringo County where Kalenjin mps called on deputy president William ruto and baringo Senator Gideon Moi to work together towards 2022 presidency.
Speaking in a thanks giving ceremony for Tiaty mp William Kamket who was elected on a KANU ticket, leaders debated on who between senator Moi and deputy president William Ruto was likely to deliver the top seat back to the rift valley.
Elsewhere, mwingi central mp Gideon Mulyungi now claims governor charity ngilu is working with jubilee party to derail wiper party’s 2022 political ambitions.
The simmering political rivalry between the mp and the kitui governor comes a day after a group of youths from Mwingi disrupted an event at Musila gardens where the governor was set to launch training of bodaboda riders, forcing her to postpone the event.