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Thanks for retaining Duale as Majority Leader – NE leaders tell Uhuru

Over a dozen elected leaders from North Eastern Kenya have thanked President Kenyatta for retaining Aden Duale as the National Assembly Majority Leader amid the Jubilee purge.

The leaders led by Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji thanked President Uhuru for showing confidence Duale and promised to support the president in and out of Parliament.

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“We are grateful that the president has decided to retain Duale to continue to be the majority leader. We want to assure you(Uhuru) that we have always been loyal ..and we will continue to be loyal. We will obey and fulfill any instruction given by the party,” Haji said.

“We have a saying that when you lose your road during the dark, you can re-trace it at day time. If for any reason there is a feeling that we have gone wrong, we did not intend to do so but our intention is to work with you through thick and thin.”

Haji asked Uhuru to continue entrusting tasks to Duale adding they will ensure he did not let him down.

“We will not allow Duale to let you down. We pledge our loyalty to you…,” he added.

Other senior leaders who attended the press conference include Mandera Senator Mahamud Maalim, Wajir Senator Abdullahi Ali Kabreta among others.

This comes as a section of leaders led by Kieni MP Kanini Kega is seeking to oust him from the Majority Leader seat.

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Various commentators have hailed Duale for his ability to propel government agenda in the House.

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