Anybody who listened to ODM MP for Mbita Otieno Kajwang telling the press about events surrounding his recent appointment as immigration minister in the overcrowded grand coalition cabinet, would have been left deeply disgusted, whatever side of the political divide they belong.
The man is a major embarrassment to his party and party leader, let alone the good long suffering constituents of Mbita who were very determined to get rid of the man this time. But somehow he was bailed out by Prime Minister Raila Odinga. The value of people like James Orengo I would understand. But what exactly is the value of Otieno Kajwang to ODM and Raila, apart from being able to sing Bado Mapambano quite well? Many have forgotten that this man stole client’s money and was struck off the lawyer’s roll meaning that he can no longer practice law in
Watching Kajwang’s recent antics in full view of the press also proves to anybody who previously doubted that a cabinet appointment does not help the ordinary folk of
Hon Kajwang could not hide his joy and was bursting out in loud laughter every few seconds even as the cameras rolled.
The monologue with the press went something like this;
“When we received the news I was with my wife. We were in the bedroom (loud laughter from the shocked press and himself).
We did not know whether I would be appointed or not and we were lying low just in case, watching.
We did a jig [with his wife in the bedroom]
The new minister for immigration then went to the phone and called some junior officer in full view of the press.
“Hello this is honorable Kajwang….
This is Honorable Otieno Kajwang your new minister here. I just wanted to confirm that you are on duty working.”
He again laughed loudly and in glee before settling on his swivel chair and swinging from side to side like a kid that has just been given a new toy.
Honestly I almost threw up.Adulterous boss taught a lesson