Ford Kenya party leadership will play an integral part in deciding who will be the next head of state.
Speaking during the delegates meeting held in Bungoma town, the party leadership said that they got the numbers to tilt on who should be elected the next head of state.
FK party leader Moses Wetang’ula while addressing delegates and the party members at his Namuyemba home in the outskirts of Bungoma town on January 31, 2020 stated that the party is very strong and they will prove a point in the next leadership.
“Ford Kenya is a strong party and we will do everything to encourage everyone to join the party of choice so that we can move together,” he said
The Bungoma senator stated that has the party that once belonged to Masinde Muliro, George Kaptain and Wamalwa Kijana they will make sure that it regain its glory.
He emphasised on the need of uniting and moving together as the party so that they can also enjoy the national cake in the next government.
“Ford Kenya had once produced the vice president in the name of the late Michael Wamalwa Kijana but death robed us of him, this means that we are still very strong and our presence plays a critical role in the national politics,” he said.
“We us Bungoma residents should join together and negotiate for the national cake in FK, this will help our party stand out and be recognized,” he said.
He said that the meeting with the managers and elected representation of the party was a major milestone which will help capture many members in future.
“All people have soldiered together to embrace serious recruitment activities, let’s embark on major popularisation, recruitment, consultation, reengeneering and consolidation of Identification and voters registration of new members,” said Weta.
He emphasised Bungoma county that people living in this county have soldiered together to make life better for them and they should register with FK for them enjoy fruits of devolution.”Enlist voters on the voters list after getting their Ids,” he said.
He said that as a party, they support BBI and Ford Kenya will remain at the centre of it to realize the expected changes.
Bungoma county woman representative Catherine Wambilianga said that Ford Kenya is the most popular party.
The Kuppet representative stated that as a party they will embark on popularisation program that will see many members recruited into the party.
“Many people have been asking me on how they should join the party, in have discussed with my party leader Moses Wetang’ula as the only elected woman Rep and we should organize for serious grassroot rallies to popularize our party so that we can recruit many members to join it,” she emphasised.
Present were Deputy governor Prof Charles Ngome, Ford Kenya secretary generary who is also the Tongaren Mp Eseli Simiyu, Bungoma County FK chairman who is also the Kanduyi Mp Wafula Wamunyinyi, Kabuchai Mp James Mukwe among other notable leaders.