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Jimi Wanjigi: I Blame Raila For Kicks And Blows I received at Kasarani

 Jimi Wanjigi, the
billionaire businessman cum politician has announced that he has severed all ties with ODM party and it’s leader Raila Odinga.

This followed shortly
after Wanjigi was roughed up by rowdy youth as he tried to access the Kasarani
stadium indoor arena where the Orange party held its National delegates
convention on Saturday, August 26.

Wanjigi, who had
previously announced intention to square it out with Raila for the party’s
presidential ticket, claimed violence against him was organized and aimed to
thwart his entry into the venue.

“We were welcomed
until we got into the VIP section…Secretary General Sifuna organised goon. But
I forgive them for they don’t know what they are doing,”
he said.

Raila Odinga speaking at the ODM NDC. PHOTO | COURTESY

“I hold Raila
responsible…Raila Odinga, I thank you for the kicks and blows that I have
received…Two families have decided there is no space for anyone to vie.”

Asking his
supporters to reject Raila’s presidential candidature, Wanjigi also warned aspirants
of various seats eying ODM ticket to seek alternatives as the party was far
from democratic.

In one of the videos
doing rounds online, Wanjigi is seen running away after being confronted by a
band of rowdy youth.

 “I got some blows but my security shielded
me…It’s unfortunate that I had to run, the view was that it was going to get
messy. It is over between me and ODM, the party has cut ties with me.”

Delegates at ODM NDC that endorsed Raila Odinga to run for presidency using the party’s ticket. PHOTO | COURTESY

He further accused the former Prime Minister of being a State project, and his ascension to
presidency will see Uhuru Kenyatta continue his reign through Odinga
as his ‘puppet’

 “I have given my life to Raila, I ask you to
reject him. This is not the Raila Odinga I knew. This Raila Odinga is
intoxicated by power…My relationship with him in the political arena is over. I
have been shown the door, Asante ya punda ni mateke,”
said the tycoon.

“Uhuru Kenyatta wants
to continue in power through Raila Oding. This is not about Raila but Uhuru who
wants to extend his term.”

Jimi Wanjigi, a scion of former cabinet minister Maina Wanjigi has baffled analysts with his incessant attacks on Raila and the leadership of the ODM party.

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