Azimio la Umoja and Kenya Kwanza has agreed to allow dialogue between the two camps meant to end political tension in the country.
The news was confirmed by National Assembly Minority Leader Opiyo Wandayi who noted that former Nigeria President Olusegun Obasanjo will lead the talks meant to find a lasting solution.
He continued by saying that a total of 10 members, five from each side will be allowed in the talks. Out of the ten members, four of them will come outside parliament and the six will involve the Majority and Minority leaders from each side.
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“We, the leadership of Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition Party, having consulted with the leadership of Kenya Kwanza under the facilitation of Olusegun Obasanjo on the state of our nation, desirous of a democratic and peaceful resolution of issues that beset our nation.”
“expressing our condemnation and regret on the violence that has visited our nation with loss of life, serious injuries and the destruction of property, affirming our commitment to adherence to the constitution and the rule of law, determined to resolve our differences amicably for the benefit of all our people, we have therefore agreed with Kenya Kwanza to establish a committee of ten (10), composed of five members each from Azimio La Umoja and Kenya Kwanza.” read the statement
The news comes at a time when Kenyans have predicted a handshake between President William Ruto and Hon. Raila Odinga something that has been opposed by Kenya Kwanza members.