My deal with Raila will hold, Kalonzo assures

NASA Deputy President Candidate Kalonzo Musyoka addresses during their rally at Kilimo Utalii in Tharaka Nithi County.PHOTO.BONIFACE OKENDO

NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga will serve for only one term if he wins, Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka has insisted.

Mr Kalonzo, who is Mr Raila’s running mate, reassured his supporters that no other candidate in the Opposition would compete against him come 2022.

“Na ndeumuvitha Raila Odinga eikalila kivila myaka itano na nituandikaniite uu wazi, ti ila ingi kweeawa uu syavie syaunguie. Oyu kuandikitwe nesa Raila atetheesye Kenya kusonga mbee, na 2022 ni Kalonzo wa Musyoka vate undu ungi,” the former vice president said in Kamba. (Without hiding anything from you, Raila Odinga will occupy the seat (presidency) for five years and we have agreed… in writing, not like the previous arrangement which was neither here nor there. Now it is clearly agreed that Raila will help Kenya transit to the next level and in 2022 it will be Kalonzo Musyoka and no other story).

The Wiper leader said the Opposition was headed for a clear victory against Jubilee and accused the ruling party of scheming to cause political tension in NASA strongholds.

“We are urging our supporters to be extremely alert and keep vigil at the polling centres because we have information that Jubilee has been scheming to threaten voters from certain communities residing in major cities,” Kalonzo said, adding that every Kenyan has the right to vote. 

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