Nairobi, KENYA: Wiper party leadership has dispelled any form of cracks within the party involving party leader Kalonzo Musyoka and Machakos senator Johnstone Muthama.
In a media briefing at party headquarters in Nairobi after National Executive Council meeting,party’s secretary general Hassan Omar reaffirmed that Musyoka and Muthama are in good terms.
He said that there is no any form of disunity within the party, accusing the media and their competitors of crafting a such unforeseen disagreements.
“Wherever the episode that was part of the things that were said, were escalated beyond proportion. I think at no point has any body tried to sabotage the presidential ambition of the party leader, in fact ,senator Muthama was on record saying that at this point in time, it is important that some other two principals consider candidacy of Kalonzo Musyoka as a flag bearer.” Omar said.
Muthama was missing in action in the Wiper meeting while attending CORD’s meeting on IEBC at capitol Hill in Nairobi.
On the other hand, Omar said that the party recommended that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission acquires elections technology through leasing; at a cost of sh. 3 billion ,instead of buying BVR kits in order to cut election costs.
On corruption, Wiper insisted that the former Health cabinet secretary now the Transport cabinet secretary Dr James Macharia and Health principal secretary Dr Nicholas Muraguri, should step aside to pave way for an effective probe of an alleged sh. 5 billion scam .
The secretary general also insisted that those who were adversely mentioned in the NYS scandal be probed so as to effectively unravel twisted issues of the scam.
“Where was the governor of central bank at that time?What action did he take to stop such fraud?Additionally, why was the family Bank allowed to flout banking laws .” He posed.
He hinted that the party will hold its national delegates conference in 10th Dec 2016 to endorse party’s presidential flag bearer who will battle it out with other CORD principal before the 2017 general elections.