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BY CORRESPONDENT,VIHIGA,24TH MARCH 2018-NASA co-principals Moses Wetangula nd Musalia Mudavadi on Saturday begun their meet the people tour in western region where they stated that Raila Odinga should forget support from the luyha Nation in future.
According to the two leaders Mr Odinga had turned the community into a laughing stock after using and dumping it.
Speaking in Vihiga Mr Wetang’ula hinted that they would collapse ANC and Ford-Kenya into one party to make a strong party.
“Going forward, we are going to collapse Ford-Kenya and ANC into one party. ODM has used its senators to insult me. We can’t take this humiliation further,” the Bungoma senator declared
The two leaders said the ouster of Mr Wetang’ula as the Senate minority leader and referring to the co-principals as cowards was a clear indication that the ODM leader had dumped the community.
“It is time for the Luhya community to unite. We need the unity now more than before.
“We have in the past taken different political positions making other people to use and dump us,” said Mr Mudavadi during his address at Majengo, Mbale, Chavakali, Shamakhokho and Cheptulu.
On his side Mr Mudavadi called for Luhya unity.
“We must now learn to unite. You have seen what happened in the Senate with the removal of my brother Wetang’ula,” he said.
Mr Mudavadi said the journey that the National Super Alliance (Nasa) began had not achieved its goal.
He dismissed the meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Mr Odinga on March 9.
He asked the community to rally behind Nasa and support the quest by ANC and Ford-Kenya to lead the opposition alliance.
“Our people were teargassed by the police here in Majengo and several others injured. No one has compensated them.
“Dialogue is not bad but we want a transparent and all-inclusive dialogue.
“The dialogue should involve the civil society, religious leaders, women, youth, politicians,” added Mr Mudavadi.
Wetang’ula who spoke in Mbale ,said they had returned to their backyard with a call for a united community after ODM stripped him of the leadership post in the Senate.
Referring to his removal as Senate minority leader, Mr Wetang’ula added: “The sheep spends its entire life fearing the wolf only to be eaten by the shepherd. It is the shepherd who had the knife.”