Blow to DP Ruto as Rashid Echesa dumps him for Mudavadi
Embattled Former Sports CS Rashid Echesa has announced he would rally behind Amani National Congress (ANC) leader Musalia Mudavadi ending his association with DP William Ruto.
While Speaking at the burial of Mama Wamatsi’s burial in Mang’ng’a village, Mumias East sub county, Echesa assured Musalia of his support saying he was ready to work with him and make sure he becomes the fifth president.
“There are people who are moving around and they think they are more popular than Musalia because they are given money whose source we do not know. Just eat his money but a Luhya will remain one. My brother Musalia is our son. I am ready to support him. I want to assure you I will do all I can to see him become president,” he told mourners.
Echesa further added time has come for the luhya community to rally behind Musalia if they wanted to capture the top seat come 2022 so that they could benefit as region.
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The youthful politician who was relieved of his Cabinet duties in what was believed to have been caused by his endless politicking has been die hard supporter of Ruto’s presidential bid.
His fall out from Jubilee party was culminated after the sack.
The former Mumias East parliamentary aspirant joining ANC is seen as a major boost to Musalia camp ahead of 2022 politics in the region.