By Stephen Makabila
They say no amount of propaganda will make the deputy party leader and his allies quit. Mudavadiâs camp says claims that Speaker Kenneth Marende and Foreign Minister Moses Wetangula are lined up to replace him in ODM should he take off do not bother them.
They, however, remain rigid on their push to have nominations at the counties. Mudavadiâs supporters are also dismiss a clause in the party constitution, which gives party leader Raila Odinga automatic presidential nomination.
By last weekend, Mudavadi had campaigned in 31 counties and from Friday, he hit the road with campaigns in Muranga, before moving to Nyeri on Saturday, Isiolo today, and Samburu County tomorrow. He has 12 more counties to wind up.
In dismissing the contentious clause in the party constitution, Kizito says the National Delegates Conference has never met to ratify it. "NDC has never met to ratify the clause. It was sneaked in and it remains illegal to date," said the MP.