Senator David Musila/FILE
BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,10TH MAY 2017-After expressing his displeasure with wiper party Kitui county senator David Musila has now obtained permission to vie for the Kitui county governor in the August elections as an independent candidate.
In statement the senator says he has no ill feelings against Wiper Party and he will support fully the candidature of Raila Odinga as NASA flag bearer and also support fully the coalition towards the upcoming general elections.
There has been simmering discontentment in Wiper party emanating from the just concluded party primaries a move that has seen several politicians abandon the party. Machakos senator Johnstone Muthama is the latest to threaten to leave the party after accusing the party leader Kalonzo Musyoka of bias and dictatorial tendencies.
Results of the just concluded primaries which former Kathiani member of parliament Wavinya Ndeti humiliated Machakos deputy governor Bernard kiala in to clinch Machakos gubernatorial ticket on wiper party us one of the events that have brought bitterness in the party.
Those who accuse party leader Kalonzo Musyoka of lack of democracy in the party claim that he has failed.The move by senator Mysila to Abandon the party and vie as an independent candidates is seen as a clear sign of things fall a part in Wiper.
Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka
Those who are close to the party say the move by Senator Musila may greatly affect the party’s performance in the August general elections as it may lose many parliamentary seats to rival parties in the region.
As it goes in Swahili “vita vya panzi furaha ya kunguru” many political parties in ukmbani region perceived to be rival to Wiper seen as the most strongest party such as Dr Alfred Mutua’s Maendeleo Chap Chap are a happy lot.
upesinews.co.ke has learn’t that when Wiper party is been rocked by storms several parties from the region are celbrating and waiting to harvest from the many gains that have been consolidated by Wiper over time.
What can Kalonzo Musyoka do to restore the situation? He must work hard to bring the Waring factions together and address the discontentment.As the party leader time for having a retreat to iron out the burning issues can not wait. He must act and act now!