Odinga Wades Into Jubilee Wars

Odinga Wades Into Jubilee Wars

By Justus Ochieng’

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga has dabbled in Jubilee Party wars pitting President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto, saying the fights are linked to the March 2018 truce.

Mr Odinga said while on the face of it the issue is about the change of the Jubilee National Management Committee (NMC) officials, beneath it is a continuation of the opposition to his Handshake with the president.

“My handshake with the president was to unite Kenyans. Apparently, some people are still against it within Jubilee and that is the cause of the ruling party’s internal wrangles,” Mr Odinga said during an interview on Nam Lolwe FM radio station.

He argued: “They have their own issues in Jubilee. Some Jubilee members are not interested in issues facing Kenyans but only focused on 2022, and that is their greatest undoing.”

On Monday, Mr. Odinga attended a meeting hosted by trade unionist Francis Atwoli, another harsh Ruto critic

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