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Mistrust threatens to derail ANC and Ford-K merger plan - 12 months ago, 13 Maý 00:09

Kepher Otieno

Amani National Congress (ANC) and Ford Kenya merger is facing crosswinds after MPs grew cold feet.

Opposition to the merger played out on Friday when MPs skipped separate party meetings called to review the report of the joint committee on the merger in Naivasha and Kisumu.

In Kisumu, the meeting by ANC attended by one MP did not take off. But party leader Musalia Mudavadi put up a brave face, exuding confidence that the merger was on course. “Reality on the ground requires that political entities must review their health and formations from time to time,” he said.

Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetang’ula also sought to assure members that all was well and the merger would possibly come to fruition next year. “The decisions will have to go through all the organs of the two parties,” said Wetangula. However, the Bungoma Senator did not explain why his party did not ratify ...
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