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Opportunistic leaders need to respect Raila Odinga’s efforts: Dr Alfred Mutua

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Maendeleo Chap Chap party leader and presidential aspirant Dr Alfred Mutua has called on political leaders to respect ODM leader Raila Odinga’s efforts in uniting the country.

In a statement Tuesday, Dr Mutua said without the courage of the handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Odinga, Kenya would be unstable and ungovernable.

“It is baffling and to all purposes an indication of cognitive dissonance that some highly opportunistic leaders who were not party to the handshake and who have benefited from the handshake are asking Raila Odinga to forego the handshake benefits in their favour. Talk of Hyenas waiting for the spoils after the hunt,” reads the statement.

Dr Alfred Mutua

The Machakos county boss who has also expressed interest to vie in the 2022 presidential election urged leaders to appreciate efforts forged by their competitors saying it was essential to have a country of political hygiene that is fair and recognizes efforts by all.

Dr Mutua added that politicians should stop being opportunistic by using their tribes as bargaining chips “whereas their development scorecards are in the negative.

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Source: kbc