Koigi Wa wamwere/FILE
BY EURIDICE NZIOKA,NAIROBI,4TH APRIL 2017-The former Subukia Member of parliament Koigi Wa Mwere has officially joined the national super Alliance NASA.Speaking whene he was received by ODM leaders Raila Odinga who is also NASA co principal at his capital hiil office in Nairobi Thursday ,Koigi said his main agenda was to unite all Kenyans.Kiruki Mutomo Kindia was also received to join NASA.
Koigi is lonmg serving politicians having served in diffrent capacities including cabinet secretary in the retired president Daniel Moi .He also served as Subukia member of parliament a nseat he won in 1974, representing KANU, the only legal political party then. The young Wamwere was defeated by seasoned Kihika Kimani, though only by 800 votes He wrote an article critical about Jomo Kenyatta on Sunday Post newspaper and was subsequently detained in 1975 and held in prison for three years In December 1978, after Kenyatta had died, the new president Moi released Wamwere together with Ngugi wa Thiong’o and Martin Shikuku.
Before joining NASA on Thursday 4th MAY 2017 Koigi had lost the Jubilee party primaries in Nakuru where he was seeking the party ticket for Nakuru county senator but lost.