Raila didn’t disown MoU with Kalonzo, says ODM MP
04 May 2016, 11:23
Nairobi - Suna East MP, Junet Mohamed has said CORD leader Raila Odinga did not disown the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between him and his co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka.
According to Mohamed, Raila instead reaffirmed that indeed there was an MoU and did not disown it as claimed by a section of political leaders affiliated to Kalonzo.
“Raila did not disown the MoU with Hon Kalonzo at all. If anything he reaffirmed it and said the pair is a winning team and he does not see why a winning team should be changed,” Mohamed said on Tuesday.
He said CORD has managed to stay together under the leadership of the former Prime Minister and former Vice President because of their ideologies and not the MoU.
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“What has kept Raila and Kalonzo together since the 2013 election is not the MoU but the ideologies and desire to change this country and make Kenya a better country for all citizens,” Mohamed added.
He expressed confidence that CORD will triumph over Jubilee in the 2017 polls with any candidate, be it Raila or Kalonzo.
“Elections in Kenya are won in the last two months to the election date and it does not matter at all who is the candidate but one thing that must happen is that the next administration in Kenya must be formed by CORD,” Mohamed said.
A section of MPs affiliated to Kalonzo in CORD have been piling pressure on Raila to honour the MOU he had with Kalonzo and endorse him as the presidential candidate in the coming elections.
However, Raila has rubbished their claims saying the MoU was not binding because he did not win the polls, therefore he has nothing to handover to Kalonzo.
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