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Murkomen my political child, Kimaiyo fired for no good reason, says Raila - 11 months ago, 18 Mar 12:40

By: Stephen Rutto @sk ...

ODM leader Raila Odinga has said he has no personal differences with Rift Valley leaders as he nurtured most of them. The former Prime Minister mentioned Senate Majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen (Elgeyo Marakwet) and former IG David Kimaiyo. “Murkomen is my political child. I stayed with him and found out he is a brilliant political mind. I gave him a job to teach Kenyans about devolution,” he said during a burial in Marakwet West on Saturday. The Nasa principal said he advised Murkomen to contest in Elgeyo Marakwet through the defunct URP after he expressed interest in joining politics. “He told me he would not win if he vied on an ODM ticket so I told him to join URP." URP was one of at least 11 parties that folded up to join President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto's Jubilee Party. On Kimaiyo, Raila said he and former President Mwai Kibaki ...
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