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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,28TH JULY 2018-Wiper party has resolved to support government’s agenda in Parliament.
The decision was arrived at on Saturday during the party’s National Executive Council meeting held at the Wiper headquarters.
“It is now the decision of the NEC/PG of the Wiper to directly work with President Uhuru in his effort to transform Kenya. Our members of parliament should stand guided by this resolution,” part of the party resolution read.
The party said it is satisfied with President Uhuru Kenyatta’s efforts to fight corruption and will henceforth support him in his development agenda.
“We, therefore, laud the valiant efforts by Uhuru Kenyatta and his government to decisively deal with corruption and set the stage for the big four agenda,” the statement read.
Wiper said the move was orchestrated by the handshake between opposition chief Raila Odinga and President Uhuru on March 9.
It said the political situation in the country had stabilized and therefore a total closure of the electoral season.
“We appreciate the wisdom and selfless leadership displayed by our two leaders, the President and Raila Odinga which has seen the country move towards love and unity,” it stated.
Raila’s ODM party has also said it will support Jubilee’s agenda but will not hesitate to criticise the government if it operates against the constitution.
The Kalonzo Musyoka led party has been a key member of opposition’s NASA coalition.
The others are ODM party led by Raila Odinga and Ford Kenya whose leader is Bungoma senator Moses Wetangula.