Via the Star Newspaper
President Uhuru Kenyatta personally telephoned Kanu leader Gideon Moi and urged him not to join the National Super Alliance.
This is the latest and strongest signal Uhuru and the Jubilee Party are uneasy with the resurgent alliance coalescing around Amani leader Musalia Mudavadi and ODM leader Raila Odinga.
The President, according to a source in the Moi family, last week urged the Baringo senator to back his own reelection next year and lead the former ruling party to work with Jubilee.
Details of Moi’s response were not disclosed. However, Uhuru’s appeal is said to have informed Gideon’s decision to back away from his offer to enter into a deal with Mudavadi, who is spearheading formation of NASA, the National Super Alliance.
Both retired President Daniel Moi, Uhuru’s political godfather, and the Kenyatta family enjoy longstanding political ties and family friendship.
The source told the Star, however, Uhuru told Moi that “his interests and those of his family were well taken care off in Jubilee, and not in NASA.”
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