Three politicians who lost their grip in politics
20 July 2016, 08:08
He stood with Mwai Kibaki and Raila in National Rainbow Coalition to dislodge KANU from power and benefited in the subsequent government where he was appointed a Cabinet Minister in 2003. Moody became Vice President the same year following the death of then Vice President Michael Kijana Wamalwa. He retired from politics after he was humiliated by ODM’s Paul Otuoma who won the Funyula parliamentary election in 2007 by a landslide, abruptly ending his political career.
She was also in the NARC party that led Mwai Kibaki to power in 2002 but lost her Kitui Central parliamentary seat in the aftermath of the general elections in 2007 and sought redemption in Uhuru’s government where she was appointed Lands CS. Uhuru sacked her in 2015 after she was implicated in corrupt practices. She has since being inactive in the political arena.
He was elected MP for Rarieda constituency from 2002 to 2007 on an LDP ticket. LDP was part of National Rainbow Coalition, the most popular political outfit at the time. Tuju formed his political party Progressive People's Party (PPP) prior to 2015 referendum to challenge Raila’s ‘No’ campaign after falling out with the opposition leader. Raphael Tuju’s political career ended when he lost his Rarieda parliamentary seat in 2007 general election.
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