The Luhya Community in Nakuru have welcomed the endorsement of Amani National Congress Party Leader Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi as The community’s spokes person in an event hosted last week by COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli.
Addressing media in Nakuru on Tuesday led by ANC leader Nakuru County David Atiti who is also a Luhya elder in Nakuru,the Nakuru Luhya Community laouded Atwoli for coming up with such idea of uniting the community which has in the past had political divisions.
They vowed to work closely with Musalia Mudavadi in bringing on board all Luhya leaders across the nation to speak one voice in matters of National politics.
“As Luhya community in Nakuru we are here to state that we laud the step taken by Atwoli to unite Luhyas under one person Musalia Mudavadi.We will work closely with him to bring unity”he said.
His sentiments were echoed by Bishop Geofrey Buliba of Christian Brotherhood Church Nakuru and who represents the Luhya clergy in Nakuru.
The clergy called on the Luhya leaders to rally behind Musalia Mudavadi urging all those who did not attend the meeting that endorsed Mudavadi as the Community Spokesperson to ensure they come together to ensure unity.
“What Brother Atwoli did is paramount and we call on the other Luhya leaders to join hands in unifying the Luhya Community” he said.
Sentiments that were echoed by Jackson Wandera from the Luhya sub clan of Bukusu in Nakuru who said a time has come for the Mulembe Family to walk one direction.
On the issue of IEBC, Luhya Elder Nakuru David Atiti called on Kenyans to embrace change and support the new IEBC reforms in the country.
“On the issue of IEBC,we must say that Kenyans need to embrace change if we need credible elections”he said.
They were addressing meeting in Nakuru during a Luhya Community meeting in Nakuru.