MPs say Oparanya, Wamalwa endorsement undermines Mudavadi

ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi. Mr Mudavadi has already declared his interest to succeed Mr Kenyatta when he retires in 2022. FILE PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  • The lawmakers accused Mr Oparanya and Mr Wamalwa of causing divisions in the Luhya leadership and working in favour of “their sponsor”.

  • They claimed it was a plot by Mr Oparanya to tame Mr Mudavadi in Kakamega, Busia and Vihiga counties as Mr Wamalwa does the same on Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula in Bungoma and Trans Nzoia counties

The choice of Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya and Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa by a section of Western political leaders as the region’s representatives has rattled Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi and his allies.

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