The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: The Youth Blast Mudavadi, Wamalwa

The registrar of political parties Lucy Ndung'u presided over arbitration talks among Jubilee members where the dispute could not be resolved. ( Resource: Kenya's Jubilee Party Reach Stalemate

WESTERN Kenya youth allied to ODM party yesterday accused Deputy Prime Minister Musalia Mudavadi and constitutional affairs minister Eugene Wamalwa of political prostitution.

The youths who held a rally at Nabongo grounds in Mumias yesterday said the UDF party and New Ford Kenya party leaders are projecting a bad image of the Luhya community.

"The two are portraying Luhyas as people who lack direction" said ODM party national youth leader Rashid Mohammed.

He dismissed the proposed alliance of Wamalwa and Mudavadi saying the two have lost grip of their political careers and cannot be trusted with leadership.

The two started closing ranks on Boxing Day when Wamalwa joined Mudavadi for Maragoli Cultural Festival in Vihiga county and declared their support for Mudavadi's presidential candidature.

Rashid He urged the people of Western region to rally their support behind the Prime Minister Raila Odinga and stop playing politics of wishful thinking by being cheated with propaganda of tribal politics saying the region has not been able to produce a linchpin who can give direction.

He reiterated the Prime Minister's promise of a two-horse race in the campaigns for the general election and promised to give the two a run for their money in Western.

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