I was lied to by Raila, ODM MP says
06 July 2016, 20:15
Nairobi - Funyula MP Paul Otuoma says that he was
lied to by the party leadership that he would be the ODM chairman.
Otuoma, who recently quit as ODM Vice
chair says that he was promised he would get the chairman’s position but that
he was shortchanged at the last minute and the position handed over to John
The unhappy MP, who said last week that
he and other leaders from western Kenya were being misused within ODM, says
that he has lost all forms of confidence in the party.
Reports further state that he is
unhappy because h campaigned using his hard saved money to win the chairman’s
position but has never been sorted out by the party for his loyalty.
Sources close to the two term MP say
that he is looking for a way out of the party.
“The MP is looking to leave ODM as soon
as can be,” the source stated.
Otuoma and Budalang’i MP Ababu Namwamba
have been leading a revolution within ODM in recent months and are keen to form
their own Luhya vessel for future elections.
has been extremely disappointing to be in ODM the last two years and it is time
we said the truth for the sake of the party,” he stated.
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