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Sonko, Wiper leaders support Kalonzo State House bid

By Stephen Nzioka and Erastus Mulwa | Published Mon, September 10th 2018 at 00:00, Updated September 9th 2018 at 22:07 GMT +3
Leaders at a memorial for Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko's father. [John Muia, Standard]

Leaders have renewed calls for ODM leader Raila Odinga to back Wiper Party's Kalonzo Musyoka for presidency in 2022.

The leaders said Kalonzo had supported leaders from other communities for presidency several times, and that it was time for others to support his candidacy.

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Borabu MP Ben Momanyi described Kalonzo as a selfless leader who had twice sacrificed his presidential ambitions for Raila.

“Kalonzo supported Raila in 2013, and 2017, and I don’t want to hear that Raila is running for the seat again,” said Momanyi.

Kilome constituency MP Thadeus Nzambia said Kalonzo should not back down for Raila in 2022.

The leaders spoke during a memorial ceremony for Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi's father Kioko Mbuvi at Mua Hills in Machakos County.

Sonko also declared his support for Kalonzo’s presidential bid.

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