- Just hours after the Bomas meeting, KANU has distanced itself from the alliance
- The party released a statement distancing itself from Secretary General Nick Salat
- Nick Salat attended the meeting alongside Raila Odinga, Musalia Mudavadi among others
Kenya African National Union (KANU) has distanced itself from the National Super Alliance (NASA) following the Secretary General Nick Salat's remarks at the Bomas meeting.
KANU terms comments by its Secretary General Nick Salat at the opposition meeting today as personal and not sanctioned by the party
"Remarks made by Nick Salat, the Secretary General of KANU today at the Bomas of Kenya are his personal sentiments and do not reflect in any way the position of the party on the matter of an election coalition at this juncture." read a statement signed by Zipporah Kittony.
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The statement further termed the opposition's unity and the idea of fielding one presidential candidate as a milestone for Kenya's democracy..
Nick Salat's presence at the meeting held at the Bomas of Kenya on Wednesday, January 11. indicated KANU was part of the opposition parties ready to form NASA.
He attended the meeting alongside ODM's Raila Odinga, Wiper's Kalonzo Musyoka, Ford Kenya's Moses Wetangula and Amani National Congress' Musalia Mudavadi.
KANU chairman Gideon Moi was also absent at the Bomas meeting which was attended by several opposition parties.
Moi who had supported Raila Odinga on the controversial electoral laws went ahead to vote for the laws.
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Watch a video below from the Bomas meeting;