Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka and former Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko on Saturday clashed during a burial in Nthangu, Makueni county.
Kalonzo who had attended the burial of Sonko’s Aunt said that the Azimio coalition may be forced to be back to the streetd to protest the Finance bill.
The Azimio principal noted that as a coalition they won’t sit and watch as Kenyans are burdened by the bill.
He also commended the media for factual reporting concerning the bill.
“The reason for the demos is to fight for Mwananchi for example there are various taxes that will ravage the country. We can not agree to the taxes because we have high poverty rates and the country is still recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic effects,” said Kalonzo.
Kalonzo added that he supports President William Ruto’s suggestion for open voting in parliament during the Finance bill discussion so that Kenyans can know how the lawmakers voted.
He noted that Sonko would be on Azimio’s side when fighting against the finance bill if he was an MP as he doesn’t support the finance bill.
However, Sonko disputed his talk stating that he respects Kalonzo’s stance on issues concerning the country but he has nothing against President Ruto and the finance bill.
Sonko observed that he would not join Azimio’s demonstrations at all as he support the government.
“Mimi sijakosewa na Rais William Samoei Ruto, Sijakosewa na Gachagua sasa nyinyi Kina Maanzo kama mmekosewa endeni maandamano, maandamano iwe ya amani wala sio kupora mali ya wananchi,” said Sonko.
By the time Sonko was responding to this Kalonzo had already left for another function.