• Kaloki who is from Kalonzo Musyoka led Wiper party insisted that they have not been asked to drop their support for the Azimio presidential candidate.
• Kalonzo on Monday announced he had ended his partnership with ODM leader Raila Odinga and that he would vie for the presidency on a his party.
Azimio la Umoja deputy governor candidate Philip Kaloki has said that his presidential candidate remains to be Raila Odinga.
Speaking 0n Thursday, Kaloki who is from Kalonzo Musyoka led Wiper party insisted that they have not been asked to drop their support for the Azimio presidential candidate.
He added that they have to abide by their initial agreement that saw Jubilee and Wiper produce the Nairobi governorship and deputy governorship candidates for Azimio la Umoja.
"Because of the coalition agreement that is there, my presidential candidate at the moment is Rt. Hon. Raila Amollo Odinga, that's the candidate that we are supporting. We don't have any directions contrary to this position," Kaloki said on K24 TV.
"What we are doing at the moment is supporting the former Prime minister to be the fifth president of this country and Nairobi is a county whereby I'm running as deputy governor, the majority of our voters are also supporting Baba."
His words come after a section of Kenyans raised concern over what would happen to the Azimio gubernatorial ticket, after Wiper left the coalition.
Kalonzo on Monday announced he had ended his partnership with ODM leader Raila Odinga and that he would vie for the presidency on his party ticket.
He noted his decision to quit Azimio was because he felt shortchanged.
"If there is no faith, you can't do business... For how long will we sacrifice and even of we sacrifice, they mess up," Kalonzo said.
He was one of the individuals who had been interviewed to deputise Raila in the August 9 General election.
However, Raila picked Martha Karua and instead said he would appoint Kalonzo as Chief Cabinet Secretary where he would assist the president.
Kalonzo has previously deputised Raila and they lost both elections in 2013 and 2017.