Thursday, August 18, 2022

Governor Kingi, Mutua seek suspension from Azimio deal

Kilifi and Machakos Governor’s Amason Kingi and Dr. Alfred Mutua have moved to the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal seeking a divorce from Azimio One Kenya Coalition agreement.

According to the two Governors, the two have not put down to paper any written agreement in line with the Political Parties Act thus terming any agreement as null and void.

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The news comes hours after Machakos Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua confirmed his exit from Azimio and support for Deputy President William Ruto’s Kenya Kwanza Alliance moving forward.

Governor Mutua also confirmed that he will traverse the country to drum up support for the Deputy President terming him as the best choice for Presidency come August 2022.

The move by Mutua to depart Azimio follows cries that plans by the coalition to conduct zoning will block other candidates to be kicked off in favour of others.

“On Monday, May 9th, 2022, the party will make a decision on the way forward bearing in mind the plans to zone our party aspirants out and the deadlines set by law.

We, MCC Party has been operating in good faith but this has not been reciprocated. There is clear and present danger that aspirants in parties in Azimio will be denied their democratic opportunity to be on the ballot. This we cannot accept.” Said Mutua.

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Berryl Achieng
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