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MP hints at quitting ODM come the 2017 elections

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By Steve Mkawale | June 8th 2015

Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama has hinted that he will defend his seat in a different party come the next General Election.

Mr Arama, who broke ranks with ODM when he started co-operating with the Jubilee Government, on Saturday declared he would make the move when the elections are due in 2017.

"There is nothing wrong with someone changing their mind.

Parties are only vehicles that we use during elections. Politicians need to strategise," he said.

The MP was speaking in Nakuru town during a funds drive to assist Charles Torori, a local politician, to go for prostate cancer treatment in India.

Arama once again defended his support of the Government, despite belonging to the Opposition, saying his constituents are benefiting from the arrangement.

"I will launch the slum upgrading project in my constituency courtesy of Jubilee and my people will benefit," he said.

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