Nairobi,KENYA:Kilifi North Member of Parliament Gideon Mun’garo who is among legislators who defected to Jubilee has vowed that he will not honour summons issued by Orange Democratic Movement party slated for this Friday.
In an exclusive interview with Baraka Fm Mun’garo said that he has not received any letter summoning him to appear before the committee.
“We have not received any letter tom appear before any committee, if they have they must show the evidence to whom they had sent to “he said.
He said that even if he receives the letter he won’t appear reiterating that the disciplinary committee is illegimate thus he will not be obliged to appear.
Last week Chairman Fred Athuok indicated that in a notice, 13 members including governors,senators and members of parliament who defected to Jubilee must appear in person at the party’s Orange House headquarters this Friday.
The party wrote to 13 elected leaders who defected asking them to show cause why they should not be de-registered.
Mun’garo accused ODM for applying double standards on this matter accusing the party of sparing defectors whom they receive from other parties.
Among members who defected to Jubilee include governors Salim Mvurya (Kwale), Ukur Yatani (Marsabit) and Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi.
And the legislators are Steven Kariuki (Mathare), Mpuri Aburi (Tigania East), Gideon Mung’aro (Kilifi North), Mustafa Iddi (Kilifi South), Cyprian Kubai (Igembe Central), Isaac Mwaura (nominated MP), James Rege (Karachuonyo), Samuel Arama (Nakuru Town), John Waluke (Sirisia) and Kwale Woman Representative Zainab Chidzuga.