Three members of ODM accused of sabotaging party leader Raila Odinga’s held a two-hour closed-door meeting on May 9.
Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya, Siaya Senator James Orengo and Rarieda MP Otiende Amollo who have been accused of digging into the BBI bill seem to be digging in and plotting rebellion against Raila.
The three attended a church service at Butere, after which they left without addressing the press.
In their address to congregants during the church service, the trio accused other members of the party of misleading Raila for their own personal gains.
They further warned Raila to watch out for the traitors who want to ruin ODM’s chance of forming the next government.
In the occasion, Otiende Omollo said that he shall not be intimidated for his divergent opinion as he wants the best for Raila.
“We are in ODM by faith and Raila Odinga is our unequivocal leader. We won’t allow afew people to deceive him,” said Otiende Amollo.
In his response to claims of ouster from minority leader position, Orengo told the Senate that he is unbowed.
“I have seen powerful people come and go, I have seen Presidents come and go. If my day comes, I will accept it, but my conscience, the way I was brought up I can never sell it, I would never,” he said.
Orengo and Otiende were adamant about their position of BBI, saying that the 70 constituencies set to be introduced are unconstitutional.
Oparanya later weighed in, asking ODM to negotiate with the concerned parties.
“The issue of the 70 constituencies is a touchy matter and it could bring problems and end up diving the country if the National Assembly and the Senate are not allowed to ventilate on the issue and come up with a consensus,” he advised.