Deputy chairman of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Kipruto Kirwa hax revealed details of a night call with Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance coalition running mate minutes after he joined the Raila-led movement.

The former Agriculture Minister who was received by Mr Odinga arrived at a political rally in Sirisia, Bungoma County accompanying former Prime Minister’s running mate Martha Karua, said immediately Mr Gachagua was unveiled, he retreated to self-introspection before making decision to support Mr Odinga.

“Two weeks ago, my side appointed the person who was going to be running mate of my brother, that was the clearest indication that there is no democracy.

The following day, I waited Raila Odinga unveiled his running mate Martha Karua. It reached a point to think of what next and for those 13 days, I have been thinking how will I continue to be in a team where democracy is going to be sacrificed at the cross,” said Mr Kirwa.

The former Cherang’any MP said: “Last night, I called Martha Karua to ask where she will be today (Sunday) and she said she will be in Bungoma and Bungoma is the neighbor of Trans Nzoia where I stay. From today (Sunday) I Kipruto Kirwa, I have resigned as vice chairman of UDA.”

Ms Karua, who came with Mr Kirwa, described him as a dedicated leader who has always championed the well-being of Kenyans.

“I know my brother Kipruto Kirwa as a hardworking person. We were with him in Kibaki government and he was in charge of Agriculture,” she said.

Defence Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa on his side said Mr Kirwa joining Azimio is a clear indication that they are winning the August 9 polls.

By Kenyan report