Ford Kenya chair, CORD legislators attend Jubilee’s thanksgiving rally

Leaders present at the Nakuru thanksgiving rally

Ford Kenya chairman John Munyes was a surprise guest at the thanksgiving rally organised by Jubilee party to celebrate the collapse of the cases against President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto at The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC).

The Turkana Senator was not expected to miss a parallel event by Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula in Western and his presence was received with jubilation by the Jubilee supporters.

Several CORD MPs were also present at Afraha Stadium, Nakuru as leaders gathered to celebrate the termination of the ICC cases.

Kisumu Central MP Ken Obura (ODM), Karachuonyo MP James Rege (ODM), Sirisia MP John Waluke (Ford Kenya), Kwale Women Representative Zainab Chidzuga (ODM), Mwingi Central’s Joe Mutambu (Wiper), Mwingi North’s John Munuve (Wiper) and Kilifi North MP Gideon Mung’aro (ODM) were the opposition legislators present.

Other than President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto, the other four individuals whose names were in the Ocampo envelop and who faced crimes against humanity charges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) were also present.

They included Henry Kosgei, Hussein Ali, Joshua Arap Sang and Francis Muthaura.

Lawyers who represented the six individuals at the ICC, including  DP Ruto’s lead counsel Karim Khan (QC) and Sang’s Katwa Kigen were also present.

The event was attended by several Cabinet Secretaries including Eugene Wamalwa (Water), Najib Balala (Tourism), Joseph Nkaissery (Interior), Dan Kazungu (Mining) and Charles Keter (Energy) among others.

Majority Leader in the National Assembly Aden Duale, Senate Majority Leader Kithure Kindiki, Deputy Majority Leader in the Senate Kipchumba Murkomen, Senate Speaker Ekwe Ethuro, Kiambu Governor William Kabogo and Nairobi Senator Gidion Mbuvi alias Mike Sonko were some of the top Jubilee leaders present.


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