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More cracks emerge in ODM

14 July 2016, 15:10 Ben Wafula

Bungoma - More cracks have emerged in the Orange Democratic Movement in Bungoma County.

The former County Chairman, John Waluke differed with former Kanduyi MP Alfred Khang'ati over the state of the party in the County.

A faction led by Khang'ati and Maraka Ward MCA Ali Mutoka dismissed the move by Waluke to quit his party position and said ODM is now stronger in the County.

"An individual can't hold us at ransom. In fact, he failed to popularise the party when he was the County chairman. We will now popularise the party because he was the greatest obstacle; he has been going to bed with Jubilee and forgot to run ODM affairs," said Khang'ati.

Addressing the press at Salmond view hotel, Khang'ati accused Budalang'i Mp Ababu Namwamba of misleading Waluke into ditching their party positions.

"Ababu has been complaining of having a gun with no ammunition. What has he done to popularise the party apart from donning military regalia and calling himself the 'General'? Soldiers don't retreat or quit easily the way he has done. He is a sellout," said Khang'ati.

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Ababu resigned as ODM secretary general but has maintained that he is still in the party, and so is Waluke.

Khang'ati who has announced to contest for the gubernatorial seat, called on loyal ODM members to stick with the party and popularise it on the ground.

On his part, Waluke and the ODM County party Treasurer David Kapule accused party leader Raila Odinga of leaving his CORD co-Principals to run the show in the County.

Waluke noted that Raila fears cracks in CORD and has left Bungoma to Moses Wetang'ula and his Ford Kenya party.

"Raila Odinga is not sincere with ODM in Bungoma County; he has left it to Ford Kenya for fear of causing cracks in CORD. A good leader supports his lieutenants in tough areas like Bungoma but on this he has failed. I can't hold a position that is not benefiting my people but I won't quit ODM," he said.

Addressing the press after meeting the County ODM delegates at Elegant Hotel, David Kapule the County Treasurer noted that he will soon tender his resignation because the party has not been supporting its grassroots leaders by pumping money for registration of new members.

"We can't pretend to hold positions that are not helping us. Soon we are quitting. We better stay in the party without holding positions that are not beneficial to us," said Kapule.

He noted that those accusing them of selling the party are non starters and self seekers in ODM.

- MyNews24

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