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Why Mudavadi is considered a betrayer

19 March 2013, 17:50 Cheruo Levi Cheptora

It is both unbelievable and hypocritical for Mudavadi to pitch camp once again in Uhuru’s ‘triumphant’ team after a ‘bitter’ campaign that saw him ‘inciting’ the electorates not to vote for people with cases at the ICC!

One can say it is indeed too soon for such an unanticipated ‘post election political marriage’ between the duo.

Most disturbing is Mudavadi’s pleas to be ‘given’ a cabinet position even when it is apparent the battle of the ideal titans (Uhuru vs. Raila) is seemingly not yet over.

I am tempted now, just like a volley of other ‘U.D.F Fanatics & diehards, to believe that Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi must have been the President-Elect pet project from day one.


Were it contrary to my presumptions and suppositions, then Musalia would rather have resorted to strengthening opposition against Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta other than adding girth and live in Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta’s ‘jubilant’ team.

More over, he would have taken his time and wait for the Supreme Court’s Verdict before deciding on where to nurse his frustrations of having lost miserably in an election that brought together eight contestants.

Borrowing a leaf from the inevitably accurate theory of Tyranny of Numbers coined by non other than Mutahi Ngunyi (Kenya’s Most Controversial Political Analyst), it needs no rocket science to oversee a possible calculation by both Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta and Mudavadi to eventually carry the day once the Luhya Voting Block has been distributed unevenly between him and Uhuru’s chief political antagonist, Raila Amolo Odinga.

As per the theory, Kenyan’s were expected to vote along tribal lines and it has so far been proven with the results of the just concluded General Elections.

With both the first and the second largest voting blocks in his pocket, Uhuru must have feared a possible ‘fallout’ should his opponent take home the third, fourth and fifth largest voting blocks thus the forehand possible ‘staging of a political drama’ that was characterized by ‘publicity stunts’ such as ‘denials’, ‘betrayals’ etc.

Well, about the allegations that his ‘maker’ labelled him blindly a ‘demon’, no doubt this was a mere drama and a slap in the electorate’s face that is now helplessly coming to light!

For the U.D.F Chairperson to come out and deny the latest political development orchestrated by their now ‘former Political Presidential Nominee’, it is apparent Mudavadi must have cleverly outwitted them alongside his Community and now that his goals have been realized, they effectively mean great deal of nothing!

It will be worth to remember that Mudavadi was financed by the son of the former Retired President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi, a seasoned politician whose relations with the CORD Man, Raila Amolo Odinga, have never been any kinder or friendlier by a whisker!

To therefore expect Mudavadi to ‘blindly and accidentally’ throw his weight behind Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta would have been both naive and myopic.

Whereas it can be argued that Mudavadi did indeed slice off a merry chunk of what would have been Raila’s winning numbers, no one can deny that it wasn’t that easy!

Raila did walk away with a sizeable chunk that certainly puts him in a promising position to put a good fight should the Supreme Court rule in his favor and order a presidential election re-run.

The problem now would be Mudavadi’s second attempts to ‘fool’ his community should we have a re-run.

That Uhuru performed dismally in Western is a sure prove that after the electorate unearthing their Man of the moment, they might put a brave face and thus punishing him by denying his ‘maker’ their votes altogether!

Furthermore, his community will in future have to think again before ‘tagging along’.

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