There could be a possibility of a new coalition in the offing between ODM leader Raila Odinga, the immediate former Secretary-General Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi and Makueni Governor Prof. Kivutha Kibwana. Addressing the Bungoma residents at his home in Mbakalo ward in Tongaren constituency during his homecoming, after resigning from his job in United Nations to join politics for the presidential seat, Dr. Mukhisa said that the trio is the generation of Kenyans second liberators who share the same vision of changing the fortunes of this country.
Mukhisa dismissed claims that it’s Raila who called them and said it’s him and Prof. Kibwana who called Raila for a meeting to share their vision with him and find a way forward. He added that they agreed to have such meetings and hinted that they could have a coalition plus other leaders who share such a dream of liberating the economy of the country. Mukhisa insisted that he is the best contestant, having worked in the Kenyan government and in the outside world, in charge of 192 countries has given him enough expertise and experience to rule this country.
Mukhisa however criticized tribalism and ethnicity that could affect the unity of the country giving an example of what happened at the recently concluded by-elections in Matungu and Kabuchai constituencies and appealed for sobriety and maturity. He also said that everyone has a right to seek political alliance from all parties of Kenya without intimidation and politicians should seize politics of division.
On his part, Prof. Kivutha Kibwana said that they have a big dream for the country with him having experience in devolution and Dr. Mukhisa having international experience is what the people and especially the youths of Kenya want so that there could be job creation for them. He implored Kenyans to embrace peace and their new leadership when their time comes. Several leaders who attended the function among them Bungoma deputy governor Prof Charles Ngome, Tongaren legislature Dr. Eseli Simiyu, former Webuye MP Joash Wamangoli and youth leader Alex Matere promised to support Mukhisa’s dream adding that he has all it takes to be the fifth president of Kenya.