President William Ruto is under pressure from almost all quarters, Vihiga Senator Godfrey Osotsi claims.
He has claimed that even the international community is not happy about how Ruto is handling the country, not only the Azimio La Umoja coalition.
The opposition parliamentarian alleges that the community is pressuring Ruto to stabilise the country, the same thing Azimio has been pushing for.
He has also suggested that Ruto might not be serious about the ongoing talks with Azimio, which is evident in how his side of the talks team is constituted.
For Osotsi, Ruto should have picked people who can measure up to the people Azimio has picked, not pairing up someone like National Assembly Majority Leader Kimani Ichung’wah with Wiper Party Leader Kalonzo Musyoka, whom he says is superior by far.
“There is a lot of international pressure on the government to stabilize the country. Bipartisan talks leader Kimani Ichung’wah of Kenya Kwanza cannot compare to Azimio’s Kalonzo Musyoka,” he said on Citizen TV on Monday morning.
Kiambu Ex-Governor James Nyoro, also a panelist, stressed the need for the two sides to take the talks seriously and end the stalemate between the ruling side and the opposition once and for all.
Nyoro, one of the Mt Kenya leaders who were with Raila in the run up to last year’s election, said Kenyans expect serious and sincere talks and have no time for further disagreements going forward.
“We expect discussions with no strings attached between Kenya Kwanza and Azimio because we don’t have time to continue with the stand-off,” he said.
Azimio’s demands include it’s inclusion in the reconstitution of the IEBC, lowering of living costs and a law to bar politicians from switching camps.
Kenya Kwanza, on the other hand, wants among others, entrenchment of the office of the Prime Cabinet Secretary and Official Leader of Opposition in the law.