“Several legislators drawn from new ford Kenya and water cabinet secretary Eugene Wamalwa have urged cord co principal Moses Wetangula to dump the opposition and join them in the jubilee alliance so as to strengthen the voice and position of western Kenya leaders. Speaking elsewhere, Sirisia mp john Waluke who is among odm mps from western Kenya who have differed with party leader Raila Odinga, also urged Wetangula to abandon cord and join a new alliance of western Kenya leaders dubbed the third force” (Kenya Citizens TV, 2016).
“Nairobi senator Mike Sonko says he is ready to decamp to cord if former vice president Kalonzo Musyoka clinches the cord presidential ticket. Sonko also urged Musyoka to ensure he brings all elected leaders together to ensure unity and development in the country. Sonko was accompanied by Bungoma senator Moses Wetangula, cord principal Kalonzo Musyoka and several other Cord MPs” (Kenya Citizen TV, 2016)