Western leaders vow to work together after Uhuru-Raila pact

President Uhuru Kenyatta andRaila Odinga meet at Harambee House on 9th March 2018 paving way for the Building Bridges Initiative.Youth leaders have urged Kenyans to read and understand the BBI report PHOTO: FILE

Nairobi, KENYA: Western elected leaders especially from Kakamega County from NASA and Jubilee camps have vowed to cooperate and work together for the sake of their electorates after President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader Raila Odinga pact.

In a media briefing in Nairobi Led by Mumias East Member of Parliament who is also National Assembly chief Whip together with ODM ‘S Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya said that the new initiative has been achieved by the pacesetters who are President Uhuru and Raila Odinga following their truce after political showdown that engulfed the country immediately after the 2017 August 8th elections.

The leaders said that they have decided to bury their differences in order to unite the people in the region and propel their development agendas which they promised their electorates and uplift the development of the county.

Washiali said that they will support president Uhuru and Raila’s initiative urging other counties to emulate the county of Kakamega so as to a chieve Kenya’s developmental goals.

“We are aware that, nationally, our leaders have met, and we also want to support them, by asking other counties, to emulate the example that we have set up,” Washiali said

They said that the peace and cooperation that has been exhibited by two leaders must trickle down to counties so as have tranquility in the country.

The leaders have fronted the Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya as the county spokesman in various matters, especially in the national arena.

Oparanya said that ODM and Jubilee parties will bring peace and cooperation for the prosperity of the nation indicating that they will reach other western counties to unite the region.

He denounced assertions that ODM and Jubilee parties have entered into a coalition saying the coming together of the two factions is to cooperate and oversee the development of the nation.