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CORD will be dead by 2017, claims Jubilee MP

02 March 2015, 11:35 Jackson Okata

Nakuru - Bahati Member of Parliament, Kimani Ngunjiri has predicated the death of the Coalition for reforms and democracy (CORD) ahead of the 2017 general elections, and called on the Wiper leader, Kalonzo Musyoka to chart his own political destiny and stop dreaming that CORD leader Raila Odinga will support him in 2017.

Speaking Sunday after attending a church service at Bahati PCEA church, Ngunjiri said the split in the CORD coalition is inevitable, saying it is just a matter of time before Kalonzo and Raila go their separate ways.

He said that what happened in 2007 in the then ODM Kenya party will happen again since Raila will never allow Kalonzo to be the coalition's flag bearer.

“I can see the Jubilee Alliance Party (JAP) winning the 2017 elections with a landslide because there will be no opposition in place. The so called CORD coalition will be no more because everybody will have gone his own way. Kalonzo will not accept to be a running mate again and Raila will not allow Kalonzo to be the flag bearer,” said Ngunjiri.

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Ngunjiri called on Kalonzo to stop misleading the Kamba community and allow them to make their own independent political decisions.

“Kalonzo has been in politics for ages and there is nothing he has done for the Kamba community. If I were him, I would opt out of politics and allow people like Mutua to lead the Kamba nation but if he still has some interest in politics, I would advise him to stop wasting time in CORD because the coalition has its real owners,” he said.

During a Wiper party retreat at Naivasha over the weekend, the party reiterated its commitment to have Kalonzo on the ballot in 2017 and even went ahead to nominate him for the next election's Presidency, something that has sent jitters in the opposition coalition.

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