Ababu Namwamba has declared that he would support Uhuru Kenyatta in 2017 elections
President Uhuru Kenyatta chats with former ODM Secretary General Ababu Namwamba during his tour of Busia. [Photo/Courtesy]

Former ODM Secretary General Ababu Namwamba has announced that he will rally behind President Uhuru Kenyatta in the 2017 General Election.

Addressing a rally in Busia during President Uhuru Kenyatta’s tour of the region, Ababu Namwamba said that Uhuru Kenyatta has done a tremendous job in ensuring development is realised in in Western Kenya.

The Labour Party leader called on the people of Busia to vote for Uhuru Kenyatta to ensure further development is realised during his second term in office.

Ababu Namwamba, who was instrumental in ODM leader Raila Odinga’s presidential campaign in 2013, defected from the party due to what he termed as mismanagement and lack of transparency in the running of party affairs.

The Budalang’i MP claimed that the ODM leadership had neglected Western region adding that some individuals close to Raila Odinga were making frantic efforts to remove him from his secretary general position.

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