The Amani National Congress party has unanimously nominated Musalia Mudavadi for prime cabinet secretary position in Ruto’s led Kenya Kwanza government.
Through a special meeting that was chaired by ANC party secretary general Simon Kamau Gikuru, held today, Wednesday by tbe party’s Council Bureau, Mudavadi was settled upon by the council as the suitable candidate fir the position of prime Minister that is expected to be created by the incoming head of state through executive orders.
“The Amani National Party has nominated its party leader Hon Musalia W Mudavadi for the appointment as the Prime Cabinet Secretary. In a special meeting by the party’s Council Bureau held Wednesday, the council unanimously nominated Hon Musalia W Mudavadi for the position” ANC statement reads.
According to the agreement signed by Mudavadi, Ruto of UDA and Moses Wetangula of Ford Kenya, DP Ruto, if elected president, will be tasked to create the new position of Cabinet Prime Minister that will be held by Musalia Mudavadi
“The new position to be created through an Executive Order was agreed upon by the founding party members of Kenya Kwanza in an agreement signed by President-elect William Ruto of UDA, Moses Wetang’ula of Ford Kenya and Mudavadi on behalf of the ANC party, if the alliance wins the 2022 election. The meeting called by the party Secretary General Simon Gikuru was virtually held” added the statement.
Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetangula had been tasked to deliver 70 per cent of Western region votes to Kenya Kwanza Alliance for the Mulembe community to enjoy 30 per cent of Ruto’s government if elected president in August contest.
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) declared William Ruto as president elect after garnering 7,146,141 votes that represents 50.49 per cent while Raila commanded 6,942,930 which reflected 49.85 per cent.
Raila however has vowed to seek legal interventions accusing the IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati for allegedly colluding with UDA candidate to employ election irregularities. Raila termed Chebukati’s results as null and void.