Saving Wetangula:Nasa senators to attend retreat to discuss his removal

Saving Wetangula:Nasa senators to attend retreat to discuss his removal

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BY WANJIKU JOAN,NAIROBI,22ND MARCH 2018-NASA senators  have decided to organize  a retreat in the next  two to discuss the event leading to ouster of Moses Wetangula as minority leader in  the Senate.The position is now held by Siaya lawmaker James Orengo.

Addressing the press On Thursday, NASA leader Raila Odinga  after  a closed door summit meeting that brought together  NASA senators ,Odinga revealed that  they had fruitful deliberations.

“The senators have expressed themselves frankly on this issue and Senator Wetang’ula also had an opportunity to respond to the issues at hand,” Raila said.

He made the remarks during a press briefing at Okoa Kenya office, Nairobi.

“The senators have also told us the issues that they are confronting in the Senate,” he added.

Raila said the legislators will discuss that issues and resolve them before the recommendations are communicated to the speaker.

Kalonzo Musyoka set to reassure that the NASA coalition  was still a unified coalition despite the change of guard in the Senate minority leadership.

He said ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi did not attend the meeting because he was attending a board meeting.

Raila said senators endorsed the agreement reached between him and President Uhuru Kenyatta.

“They have 100 per cent endorsed that memorandum of understanding,” Raila said.

He dismissed as personal opinions claims by some ANC and Wiper MPs that they will walk out of the NASA coalition.

The position was reiterated by Kalonzo.

“We are all together and we have restated the unity of NASA. I’m sure our respective MPs and MCAs stand appropriately guided,” he said.

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