PRESIDENTIAL SERIES

Wetang'ula Part 1: From meek Catholic boy to gutsy rookie advocate

As a young lawyer, a senior politician approached him to represent the 1982 coup plotters against Moi.

In Summary

• To Wetangula, being a principal is good political arithmetics, since whoever becomes president is only a first among equals, and he hopes that if not now, then one day his turn to become a first shall come.

• Growing up in a cordial polygamous family of 30, it was imperative that from an early age Wetang'ula had to learn to get ahead of the curve one way or another. 

For two general elections, Moses Masika Wetangula has been one of four principals in the main opposition coalition, and is now a principal a third time, hoping his coalition will ascend to state ...

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