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March 22, 2018

Don’t send hirelings to fight me – Osotsi

Nominated MP Godfrey Osotsi / JOSEPH JAMENYA
Nominated MP Godfrey Osotsi / JOSEPH JAMENYA

ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi’s private secretary Kibisu Kabatesi has been accused of using hirelings to fight dissenting voices within the party.

Nominated MP Godfrey Osotsi in a statement on Wednesday told Kabatesi to face him rather than using people “purporting” to be party officials. He said “faceless individuals”, calling themselves ANC officials from Uasin Gishu and elsewhere in Rift Valley, have been accusing him and Kakamega Senator Cleopas Malala of disrespecting Mudavadi.

“I’m aware they were hired by the self-styled personal secretary to Mudavadi, Kibisu Kabatesi,” the statement reads. ANC officials from 10 Rift Valley and Western branches on Monday said they want quick disciplinary action against Osotsi and Malala. Osotsi and Malala have accused Mudavadi of being a “coward” after he skipped Nasa leader Raila Odinga’s swearing-in as the People’s President on January 30.

But Kabatesi told the Star on the phone Wednesday he had nothing to do with members expressing outrage against Ososti.

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