“A leader should be a person who takes a position and sticks to it. I am surprised when people say they want to be President and then become so wishy-washy'. How can you trust somebody who keeps on changing his position about being your Commander in Chief? You cannot."

REFERENDUM

Concerning referendum calls, Dr Mutua said his Maendeleo Chap Chap party leader wants it realised.

In the next three weeks, he said, they will present their proposals on the formation of a three-tier government and forward them to the relevant organs.

“Leaders who started the referendum conversation and I will forward our take on the constitutional change to the Building Bridges Initiative committee,” he said.

MEETING

Dr Mutua’s address came a day after he snubbed Mr Musyoka’s meeting in Tala, Matungulu Constituency.

Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana and his Kitui counterpart Charity Ngilu were also absent but Mr Musyoka said that Prof Kibwana told him that he was in South Korea, Mrs Ngilu feared beeing booed and that Dr Mutua was unavailable by phone.

The Wiper leader, who is leading a convention of Wiper leaders dubbed Koma Rock II, has been facing rebellion from the three Ukambani governors led by Prof Kibwana.

Mr Musyoka said he was looking forward to having the three county chiefs in Koma Rock II.

Dr Mutua said they do not have a problem with Mr Musyoka but with "politics of poverty”.

“Our unity (the three governors) is to see that we work together with all leaders including him. What we are against is the leadership that sees our people remain poor,” he said.

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