By Francis Onyango KÓwuor
Creating a rift between the Kikuyu and Kalenjins is not the best strategy to win 2017 elections. It amounts to the same tactics of ” Divide and Rule ” used by British colonialists and perfected by the former president Daniel Arap Moi.
The current Ruto “fixing” debate is only meant to tell the Kalenjins that they are cohabiting with the enemy and the sooner they severe political relations with the Kikuyu the better for them. In fact, URP MPs are being seduced by a chalice that by impeaching Uhuru their man will be president and he like Uhuru can use the presidency to thwart the ongoing ICC cases.
Accordingly, ICC is no longer about Justice.
ICC is no longer a fitting deterrent for another PEV.
Kenyans, for how long will we dance to the tunes of morally famished and ideologically barren politicians in both Cord and Jubilee Coalitions ?
The Jubilee government has failed in very critical areas that any opposition with serious agenda for the country would not have to create tribal schisms in order to win a General Election.
Take for instance the issue of Corruption. It is in the public domain that the Jubilee rats have not only chewed our taxes but have extended their thieving hands to moneys raised by the Euro bond which was meant for development. As a consequence, we will be paying debts which never benefited us but were stashed in offshore accounts.
If CORD was serious, it would have dropped all the wars and concentrated just on the agenda of corruption by insisting that the Ethics and Anti corruption Commission is constituted a fresh and given the mandate to investigate and prosecute all cases of corruption without fear or favor.
Isn’t this a critical issue that Kenyans can be rallied upon ?
But you can be sure Cord cannot do this ,because they themselves are mired to the marrow in corruption and any serious war against corruption would net in 90% of their Governors and MPs.
Then they still insist on the name Coalition for Reforms and Democracy. Reforms my foot!
Jubileee and Cord by advancing politics of division and ethnic hate are taking us back to the same precipice that led to 2007/8 post election violence and people with courage and wisdom must come out and condemn the two coalitions for being narrow and bankrupt.
Kenyans, we cannot afford another PEV.
We cannot afford another Kiamba, or Naivasha or Nakuru.
Let’s treat Cord and Jubilee as two plagues on our head and work to destroy them.
The problem is not the Luo,
The problem is not the Kikuyu,
The problem is not the Kalenjin.
The problem is our politics that is not hinged on any Value System but on negative ethnicity ,corruption and misrule.