Sunday, October 28, 2007
Kam Lets Party Dear Linah
The first Minister from the Marakwet community has also become the first party leader from Rift Valley after Moi. Linah Kilimo has defected and become the deputy national chair of Kenda Party whose chairman is Kamlesh Pattni aka Paul.
The smart wheeler dealer Pattni must be a savvy Kenyan with his eyes trained on results. After his third visit to Marakwet East constituency in under one month, he netted his priced catch whom he officially received at Chesoi trading centre at the weekend.
In endorsing Kenda's manifesto, ex-minister Jebii declared it is people friendly and suits the needs of her people. After consulting community leaders, ex-Mama Orange now has a party to politically bargain with while campaigning for Kibaki.
While Linah may be selfishly accused of party hoping, may the first saint of political fidelity cast the first stone. Predictably all politicians accusing her of plural loyalty will have all their stones 'unthrown'. As the theatrics enter penultimate stage, we haven't seen anything yet. Na bado