Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has announced that he will be contesting for the presidency in the August 9 polls, after the party severed ties with the Raila-Led Azimio coalition citing dishonesty.
In a bid to to meet the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission’s (IEBC) deadline for submitting running mates, Kalonzo unveiled Andrew Ole Sunkuli as his Deputy President designate.
Addressing the press at his party’s command center on Monday, The Wiper Leader explained that his decision came after consultations with top officials.
Musyoka’s move came after Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga named former Constitutional Affairs Minister Martha Karua as his running mate at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC).
“Kenyans had assumed when I said I will support Raila for a third time that it’s obvious (that I’ll be running mate,” he said.
Kalonzo said he’d have picked KANU Chairman Gideon Moi as his running mate had One Kenya Alliance “not been messed up”.
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