Speaker Muturi denies joining OKA

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi. He has denied allegations that he joined the One Kenya Alliance Party./COURTESY

Speaker of the National Assembly, Justin Muturi has denied allegations that he is contemplating joining One Kenya Alliance, OKA.

Speaking after the National executive committee meeting of the Democratic Party of Kenya in Nairobi, Muturi dispelled such allegations terming them as just mere hearsay.

He said that joining other coalitions like OKA is a weighty decision that must be sanctioned by the party organs.

Muturi indicated that such hearsay might have emanated from a meeting they held at his Nairobi home with OKA leaders, including Musalia Mudavadi of ANC, Moses Wetangula of Ford Kenya, and Kalonzo Musyoka of Wiper party.

He alluded that OKA leaders came to wish him a quick recovery and their meeting did not encompass any political discussions.

“The leaders came to my home to wish me a quick recovery, it is good, people are saying that it is a rumor,” Muturi said.

“Such decision for the person who upholds, democracy, if there is anything like that you will know it through the party but not me  as an individual,” he added

However, Muturi pointed that in the near future his party might enter into pacts with other like-minded parties in a bid to form a coalition government after the August general elections.

“We as the party are open to working with other open-minded parties,” Muturi said.

The speaker also urged Kenyans to register as voters in a bid to root out bad leaders who might ruin the economy of this country.

On the other hand, Democratic Party Leader Joseph Munyo hinted that DP is anticipating holding its National Delegates Conference to endorse Muturi as its presidential flag bearer to battle it out with other presidential contenders.

“We are going to have the National Delegates Conference of the party, finally to endorse him.”