COTU boss Francis Atwoli has asked 10 people to come together and try to resolve the political impasse in the country
Atwoli has pleaded with political leaders to embrace dialogue and let Kenya move on
Central Organisation of Trade Unions (COTU) Boss Francis Atwoli has asked political leaders to come together and help Kenya recover from the effects of the political impasse.
Speaking at the Solidarity House in Nairobi, Atwoli said that the political situation in the country has massively affected businesses and that leaders must embrace dialogue and reaching out to one another to end it.
He also asked leaders from rival camps to stop ‘chest-thumping’ and focus on uniting the country and helping come up with a way forward.
Atwoli also asked the handlers of Jubilee and NASA leaders to advise the leaders to meet and agree.
He also suggested top mediators who should handle the NASA-Jubilee tussle.
He asked the following to meet with immediate effect and also meet the conflicting political leaders:
Senator Yusuf Haji
Senator Amos Wako - former Attorney General
Jamleck Kamau - Former Member of Parliament
Dr Oburu Odinga
Abraham Kiptanui - Former State House Controller
Hassan Ole Kamwaro - Former Narok County Council Chairman
Mzee Sajjad - Former KANU operative at the Coast
Philip Masinde - Former Minister for Labour
Senator David Musila
Sister Phoebe Asiyo
National Super Alliance (NASA) flagbearer Raila Odinga left the country for the UK and will return in . the weekend to campaign. He pulled out of the presidential race, citing frustrations by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission in making reforms as one of the reasons.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has criticised the NASA leader, saying the country had already spent billions for elections.