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Friday, 03 Mar 2017 12:29 EAT
Machakos County women representative Susan Musyoka has downplayed claims that there are wrangles within the Wiper Party. Addressing journalists early today, Dr Musyoka said that the party is more united than ever and dismissed reports doing that there was a team within the Wiper Party that has been calling for the removal of Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama from the CORD's coalition negotiating team.
"I want to categorically state that there are no wrangles in our Wiper Party. Similarly, I would like to dismiss reports that there is a team from Wiper calling for the removal of Senator Muthama from the CORD coalition's Coordinating Committee, that's not true we are united," said Dr Musyoka.
Dr Musyoka said that the Wiper Express team is busy lobbing people to register as Wiper party members and not fighting Senator Muthama as seen. "The Wiper Express team is busy lobbing people to register as wiper party members and no one is fighting our Senator Muthama that I can clearly say," said Dr Musyoka.
Dr Musyoka added that there are no preferred candidates in Wiper and that the nominations will be free and fair and no candidate will be given a direct ticket. "In Wiper we do not have preferred candidates and candidates and aspirants will square it out in nominations and no one will enjoy a free ticket, the nominations will be free and fair," added Dr Musyoka.
Dr Musyoka further expressed her disappointment on how the National government is handling the doctor's strike and lectures strike and called for speedy action on the issues. "I want to say I am disappointed on how our national government is handling the doctor's and lectures strike.
"I am urging the government to move with speed and address the industrial unrest in the country," pointed out Dr Musyoka.
The writer is the news editor of the Kenya Free Press