Nairobi,KENYA:The former Tana River gubernatorial aspirant Danson Mungatana has blasted coastal and other national leaders who are pushing for secession narrative .
In an exclusive interview with Baraka Fm Mungatana termed such move as ill-informed, unfortunate and it will enhance divisions in the country.
He urged leaders to stop politicization of national issues especially economical issues indicating that such move is detrimental to the development of the country.
“Am vehemently against of secession move, it is ill-informed and lacks vision.such leaders are self centered .I totally oppose it .”Mungatana said
He said that such leaders are self centered who failed to get the citizens input of the issue.
Mungatana slammed the opposition for urging their supporters to boycott the Safaricom products terming it a risk move which might lead to mass loss of jobs which will affect all political players.
“You are talking of boycott of products, if you say so, what about your supporters who are working in those companies?”Mungatana quizzed
He also accused the opposition of being insincere on the interim government push after boycotting the repeat of presidential elections, saying that the opposition failed to address any electoral disputes in the Supreme Court which is mandated in ironing pending issues.
“They are talking about setting up an interim government, when you have situations like that when there are no elections which were carried out. You made a choice not to participate, it is unfortunate to turn back, you made a choice of not to participate.”He said
“If they had issues of arrangement of elections they would have gone back to supreme court to say look we have the problem.Chebukati had an issue on interpreting the law a, the Jubilee team had a problem on the call of no reforms no elections they went back to Supreme for interpretation .What was so difficult for NASA going back to supreme court .”He added
He urged the NASA team to accept the defeat by Jubilee camp and move the country forward in bid to avert the derailing of development.
Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho, his Kilifi counterpart Amason Kingi had said they had started talks to ensure the break-away from Kenya succeeds.
Coast opposition leaders have resolved to push for secession of the region for development and to protest of President Kenyatta’s re-election.