New Ford Kenya Party Members reject merger with Jubilee

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A section of leaders from the New Ford Kenya party have rejected the dissolution of their party to form the grand jubilee party.

The members from Bungoma county are up in arms after the political parties tribunal rejected their application to stop the merging.

The leaders now insist they will not rest until their sentiments are addressed. New Ford Kenya Interim treasurer Benjamin Wanyonyi accused the political parties’ tribunal of being compromised in arriving at their decision of allowing the dissolution of the party on grounds that they delivered their ruling unfairly.

Wanyonyi further claimed that a similar matter was still pending at the Bungoma High Court.

Although the Kanduyi MP added that they had agreed to support President Uhuru and his Deputy William Ruto’s re-election, they did not agree to dissolve their party.

He pointed an accusing finger at Governor Kenneth Lusaka and a few other members for betraying them and selling out their party without engaging other party officials.

Wanyonyi, however mentioned they will file another petition to the national assembly to have the political parties tribunal disbanded over incompetence.

Meanwhile, Cord leader Raila Odinga who is on his western tour criticized the dissolution of parties to form the jubilee party saying there is no difference in the political arena. Raila said the opposition coalition was ready to battle out Jubilee come 2017.

Speaking in Kakamega on Thursday when he met over a thousand party delegates drawn from all the constituencies in the county the former premier threw fire at Jubilee on the Eurobond saga noting that the ruling coalition had stolen from taxpayers to enhance its own political agenda at the behest of the country.

ODM is set to hold it 10th anniversary on Saturday in Mombasa, the same day that Jubilee party will be launched.