Parties in pact to support Uhuru in polls
09 August 2012, 10:21
Nairobi - Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday won the backing of three political parties, including the Party of National Unity, in his bid for the presidency, Daily Nation reports.
PNU, Grand National Union headed by assistant minister Mwangi Kiunjuri and the Alliance Party of Kenya of Energy minister Kiraitu Murungi and Kenyatta’s The National Alliance, signed a coalition agreement to support his candidature in the next elections.
The agreement is a culmination of months of negotiations among the parties which have been spearheaded by Murungi, however, it does not mean that PNU, GNU and APK will not field candidates for other seats.
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