Atwoli Embarrasses Mudavadi, Wetangula During BBI Meeting in Kakamega

Central Organisation of Trade Unions Secretary-General Francis Atwoli has called out on the two leaders on allegations of deceiving each other.

Atwoli was speaking at the second Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) national sensitisation rally that kicked off at Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega.

Francis Atwoli
COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli [Photo, Courtesy]
Giving his speech after Amani National Congress Party leader Musalia Mudavadi, Atwoli dared Mudavadi and Wetangula to dissolve their parties to form one party that would represent the region.

“Hawa watu wawili wanadaganyana(These two people are deceiving each other),” he said amidst applause from the huge crowd that had gathered in the stadium.

“Kama wanataka kutuambia ukweli wako pamoja Moses avunje Ford Kenya Musalia avunje Avunje ANC wawe na chama kimoja(If they want to tell us they are together, let them break their respective parties and form one party.)” The Outspoken COTU leader said.

The two had earlier been expected to attend a parallel rally in Mumias which was organised by politicians allied to Deputy President William Ruto.

However, the meeting which was set to embarrass the BBI sensitization in Kakamega was postponed to next weekend Rashid Echesa Former Sports CS Confirmed.

“After they finish their BBI meeting, we will bring ours next weekend,” Mr Echesa said at Harambee Market.

A contingent of police officers arrived at the market forcing the leaders to hurriedly leave.

Atwoli further intimated that he held a one-hour-long conversation with Musalia to convince him to attend the meeting and ditch the other parallel meeting that was organized by Ruto allies.

He also urged Musalia to try and change Kenya while he is in government because there is no way according to him that he can achieve so while outside the government.

Governors James Ongwae (Kisii), Nyagarama (Nyamira), Cornell Rasanga (Siaya), Peter Anyang’nyong’o (Kisumu), Cyprian Awiti (Homa Bay), Okoth Obado (Migori), Dr Wilbur Ottichilo (Vihiga), Wycliffe Wangamati (Bungoma) were among the governors present.

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