Succession Politics In Various Forms – Senator Murkomen

Senator Onesmus Kipchumba Murkomen has changed his tune on Kenya’s politics.

On his Twitter account on the night of June 3, the lawyer tweeted contradictory statements to his political stand in the last seven years.

The next 2 years will be about Succession politics. It will come In various forms;Fight for legislative control,change constitution,fire&hire CSs &other senior Govt officials,political arrests,intimidation of Judges etc

If you remember the political slogan, “Wembe ni ule ule” during his glory days in the Jubilee party is long forgotten now. Has President Uhuru Kenyatta stopped being “God’s chosen?”

His tweet has sparked mixed reactions with some of his followers questioning his intent.

Barely a month ago, the DP Ruto’s political ally was cut lose from his majority leader position in the Senate.

In addition, Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika also lost her Majority Chief Whip seat.

They were both demoted during a parliamentary group meeting for the Jubilee party that was held at at the Nairobi State House on May 11.

The move was motivated by the merger between the Jubilee and KANU parties. It is seen as a strategy to slash DP Ruto’s influence in the Senate.

The duo rejected the changes with claims that they were not invited to attend the meeting.


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