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Why I turned down Raila’s lunch invite after ouster, Wetang'ula explains - 10 months ago, 13 Maý 09:49

By: Jacob Ng’etich

Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula has admitted to a falling out between him and Opposition supremo Raila Odinga, but insists the parting of ways has not in any way left a bitter taste in his mouth.

In his first interview with the media since he was dethroned from the Senate Leader of Minority position, Wetang’ula has kept a low profile, opting instead to retreat into Ford Kenya for reflection.

After some soul searching, Wetang’ula says he is now ready for another chapter in his political life after what he says was a betrayal from Raila, a man for whom he set aside his ambitions to back on two occasions.

“It is time to go flat out and endear myself to Kenyans. The country will know a new and reinvigorated Wetang’ula,” he says.

The Bungoma senator, who has been a legislator for the last 21 years in a stint that includes nearly a ...
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