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Wetangula ousted as FORD Kenya party leader

Ford Kenya Party’s National Executive Council has resolved to dismiss the party leader Moses Wetangula on ground of gross misconduct.

Bungoma Senator Moses Wetangula has been dismissed from FORD Kenya party leader position by the party’s National Executive Committee.

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Wetangula who was dismissed on grounds of gross misconduct has been replaced by Kanduyi MP Wafula Wanyonyi as the interim party leader.

While addressing the press after delegates meeting, the Party’s Secretary-General Eseli Simiyu said the party had lost its ideals under Wetangula’s leadership.

The removal of Wetangula was witnessed by Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wamangati who said the decision was informed by the need to improve the standing of the party, with sights on the 2022 political showdown.

A viral video captured before the vote to kick out Wetangula shows a group of youth allied to Wetangula storming the NEC’s meeting claiming the party was being hijacked by ‘selfish individuals’ with ulterior motives.

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FORD Kenya has been part of the NASA coalition alongside Raila Odinga’s ODM, Musalia Mudavadi’s ANC and Kalonzo Musyoka’s Wiper party.

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