13 leaders from Kiambu country mostly sitting MCAs and aspirants, have defected from president Uhuru’ Jubilee party to opposition coalition NASA Monday.
The defectors were received by NASA presidential flag bearer Raila Odinga ahead of the coalition’s scheduled campaigns Tuesday in the county which is President Uhuru Kenyatta’s backyard.
The defection of the 13 MCAs who are ‘ground’ soldiers is a shocker to Jubilee party given the fact that Kiambu is the home county of President Uhuru.
Receiving the group the change contestant asserted that NASA is a movement for all Kenyans and added:
“Wakati wa mabadiliko ni sasa (It is time for change). NASA will campaign in Kiambu, Muranga and Nyeri since we represent the face of Kenya,”
“Our message to Kiambu residents will be ‘NASA is the solution to your problems and Jubilee is the problem to the solution’,” Raila said.
According to Kenyan news source The star Raila; has been making forays in perceived Jubilee strongholds, a deviation from his earlier style of concentrating on his support bases.