KANU: New Jubilee party will not last beyond 2017
13 September 2016, 17:00
Nakuru - Some members of KANU party have downplayed the recently launched Jubilee Party, saying that it will not last beyond 2017.
West Pokot Senator, Prof John Lonyangapuo described the merger as mere celebration which will lead to nowhere adding that they still honor the pre-election agreement that was signed with Jubilee in 2013.
He pointed out that the merger was hurriedly done, and called upon Kenyans to choose leaders who will deliver to them.
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Former Kacheliba MP, Samuel Poghisio and Baringo County assembly speaker William Kamket said that their party KANU is not supporting the coalition next year.
They said the former ruling party will only concentrate on strengthening its grassroots support and asked political aspirants feeling uncomfortable with the merger to join KANU, which he said is the only political party that has resisted political waves over the years.
Since the merger on Saturday, Mochongoi ward MCA Jackson Tarus (TNA), Ribkwo ward MCA Daniel Tuwit (URP) and Solomon Makal MCA (Kolowa) have declared their defection to KANU.
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