Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula expressed the intention to run in the presidential elections within the Opposition coalition and join the Jubilee party.
According to Citizen, he also took a swipe at President Uhuru and Deputy President William for failing to address the victims of 2007/2008 Post Election Violence while attending the Nakuru thanksgiving ceremony. He said the compensation plan is biased.
Kiminini MP Chris Wamalwa called for CORD leader Raila Odinga to support Wetangula’s presidential bid as a show of appreciation for supporting his father and the Luhya community.
The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) announced on Thursday that they will choose their presidential candidate through consensus or ballot.
The CORD coalition which forms part of Ford Kenya, Wiper and ODM have said that they have no intention to dissent from one another.
The coalition has been a topic of discussion in recent days following a tussle over who among its three principals will be the flag bearer in the 2017 presidential election.
CORD co Principal Moses Wetangula said Thursday that the team will be tasked with finding the best possible candidate for the Coalition come the 2017 polls.
Wetangula also announced that the top seat will be vied for by 4 individuals.
The four candidates are ODM leader Raila Odinga, Wiper Party’s Kalonzo Musyoka, Wetangula and Narc Kenya boss Martha Karua.