An ODM politician in Baringo has asked Senator Gideon Moi to join the National Super Alliance (NASA) “before Jubilee gets into his bedroom”.
National executive secretary Amos Olempaka told Gideon to be wary of Jubilee leader’s trips to the county as “they have nothing to do with development”.
“They only come here in an attempt to throw you out of office. They have no agenda of developing this region,” he said.
“They have just started. Today they are in the kitchen, tomorrow they will get to the sitting room, and finally into the bedroom, to turn up your bed sheets.”
Olempaka told a rally in Marigat town on Thursday that Jubilee has failed to tackle runaway insecurity, hunger, water shortage, cattle rustling and poor road infrastructure in the area.
He urged Gideon to open his eyes to identify his real enemies, and make moves before it is too late.
The Senator has not declared his stance on NASA but has said several times that he supports President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election.
But the ODM official told him: “Turn around and join NASA if you want to survive the next election. Jubilee officials, especially Deputy President William Ruto have no good intentions for you.”
The ODM team has complained of Jubilee “schemes” including the endorsement of former gambling boss Simon Chelugui for the Baringo senate seat.
Some have also linked bandit attacks to political play ahead of the August 8 general election.
“Let Jubilee end wanton cattle rustling by armed Pokot bandits, and complete Marigat- Karandi tarmac road, Kipsaram- Oinobmoi-Kinyach road before the polls,” Olempaka said.
The executive secretary was with Kajiado Central MP Elijah Memusi, ODM National Treasurer Ogla Karani and Raila Odinga’s daughter Rosemary.
Others present were Baringo county assembly minority leader Wesley Lekakimon (Ilchamus MCA) and Renson Parkei (Mukutani).
The leaders also condemned Jubilee for allowing Tiaty MP Asman Kamama to continue chairing the National Assembly security committee.
They said he should be stripped of the position as his people – the Pokot – are behind the bandit attacks that has plagued the area.
He should resign immediately, they said, citing ambushes against Tugen, Ilchamus, Samburu, Turkana and Marakwet pastoral communities.