Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has refuted claims that he acknowledged William Ruto’s Presidency as reported by media.
Through a statement on his Twitter account, Kalonzo Musyoka claimed that the media misquoted his statements on the country’s state of affairs
“I have noticed that a section of the media has in the last few hours misquoted my recent statement on the state of affairs in our country; particularly on the legitimacy of the current regime,” Kalonzo wrote.
Kalonzo Musyoka is the co-chair of the National Dialogue Committee team between Azimio la Umoja Coalition and Kenya Kwanza.
Furthermore, the Wiper leader said their intent as Azimio is still to get a comprehensive audit of the 2022 general election result, which declared William Ruto as the Head of State.
“As AZIMIO we remain clear that the issues for discussion and negotiations as framed by both teams, include among others; A comprehensive audit of the 2022 presidential elections that in our view will finally settle the matter,” Kalonzo tweeted.
The Wiper leader further acknowledged there has been political goodwill from the teams involved during the bipartisan talks.
“So far, there has been political goodwill from both sides, and we congratulate our teams for this,” Wiper leader tweeted.
Moreover, the Wiper Party boss urged Kenyans to be part of the talks by sending their memoranda timely.
“We also encourage Kenyans to participate in this important process by sending their memoranda within the given timeline as recently advertised in the dailie,” Kalonzo said.
Kalonzo’s Earlier Statement
On 2 September, Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka while attending a burial of Wiper nominated Member of the County Assembly Constance Mwandawiro in Voi, recognized President William Ruto’s willingness to support the bipartisan talks that have brought peace in the country.
“We congratulate the President for putting his foot and supporting the continuation of the talks. Because of his stand, we recognize him, and we will wait for the next time,” Kalonzo said.
Moreover, Kalonzo asserted that no-one will stop the ongoing bipartisan talks including the Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua as the talks are protected by the law.