Wetangula Cuts Eseli Simiyu to Size in Online Banter: “Political Battles Aren’t Drinking Dens”

  • Ford Kenya party leader Moses Wetangula took a dig at Tongaren Member of Parliament Eseli Simiyu days after announcing his defection from the party
  • Wetangula used Simiyu’s words, telling him that the war in ford Kenya was indeed long and painful
  • Wetangula told Simiyu to be wise while picking his battles and that political battles are not fought in drinking or smoking dens

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Ford Kenya leader and former Senate Minority Leader Moses Wetangula wittingly took aim at Tongaren Member of Parliament Eseli Simiyu.

Wetangula claps back at Eseli Simiyu.
Wetangula leads the NEC meeting at the Lake Elementaita Mountain Lodge. Photo: Ford Kenya.
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In a post o Twitter, the Bungoma senator replied to a post by Simiyu in September 2020 telling him how long and painful the fight for Ford-Kenya has been.

Wetangula scoffed at the lawmaker reminding him to be wise while choosing his battles and that political battles are not fought in drinking or smoking dens.

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“It has indeed been long and painful. Certainly, it is neither the courts nor the shenanigans that stopped your misadventure. But you were! Next time, choose your battles carefully my brother. Political battles aren’t drinking/smoking dens,”wrote Wetangula

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The war is going to be long

In a post dated Thursday, September 2020, Simiyu declared that Wetangula must relinquish his position as the party leader.

“The war is going to be long but that is what soldiers are made for. Weta must go, however long it will take, we have the determination and no court delays or the shenanigans will stop us,” he declared.

The differences between the two have led to numerous court battles and confrontations, including a shooting incident during the declaration of Wetangula as the party’s presidential candidate by the delegates.

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Wetangula ouster unstoppable

TUKO.co.ke earlier reported that Simiyu had declared that the journey to reclaim the Ford Kenya party from Bungoma senator Moses Wetang’ula’s faction is unstoppable.

The lawmaker allied to Kanduyi MP Wafula Wamunyinyi-led faction fighting for the control of the lion party said the process of ousting Wetang’ula had been finished and that only the courts were holding him.

“We had finished the process of removing Wetang’ula as the party leader. He went to court and it is holding him there. We are pursuing the court matters,” Simiyu said.

Simiyu had earlier said Wamunyinyi’s camp was on course to restoring the party to its ‘lost glory’,.

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