Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya has told NASA co-principal Moses Wetang’ula to stop forcing ODM candidates to step down for Ford Kenya aspirants.
The ODM deputy party leader said the Bungoma senator’s plan to weaken NASA popularity in Western will not succeed.
He said every party in the coalition is free to field candidates for Governor, Senator, MP, Woman rep, and MCA seats.
“Why does Wetang’ula want his Ford Kenya party to be treated in a special way?” Oparanya asked on Saturday.
He spoke at the launch of Bungoma ODM governor candidate Alfred Khangati’s campaigns at Bungoma Posta grounds.
“Everyone has a democratic right to contest any elective seat on a party. I sincerely thank ODM candidates for refusing to resign in favour of Ford Kenya.”
He asked area residents to vote for NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga saying he was the only savior to Kenyans.
Oparanya said Kenyans are tired of the Jubilee administration adding that he is optimistic NASA will win the August polls by a landslide.
”We have sealed all the loopholes for rigging. I am assuring you that this time round, we are going to win,” the governor said.
Khang’ati asked the locals to elect him as their second governor saying the incumbent Kenneth Lusaka has failed the county in matters development.
He said the county had been hit by rampant corruption and that it needed a clean leader like him to clean it.