Wiper set to discipline Muthama over alleged Ruto ties

By Bernard Gitau On Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 07:50 | < 1 min read
Johnson Muthama
Former Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama. PHOTO | FILE

The Wiper Democratic Movement has initiated disciplinary proceedings against former Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama over claims of misconduct and insubordination.

Wiper chairman Chirau Ali Mwakwere on Tuesday, June 23, said Muthama has 14 days to respond failure to which he would face expulsion.

“Muthama has assumed Wiper Party spokesman-ship and is dining and wining with people and coalition we have no contact and shared ideologies,” said Mwakwere during a press conference.

Wiper deputy party leader Farah Maalim who hinted at Muthama’s predicaments have been fuelled by his association with Deputy President William Ruto said the party would not condone members with divided loyalties.

“We cannot put this country in the hands of a person we feel has integrity issues. The party also cannot work with DP and his team because we do not share his ideologies,” said Maalim.

In a letter to Muthama, Wiper has accused him of contempt and disregard of the party leadership by spreading malicious propaganda and actively spreading hate among the rank of party membership.

“You have openly been associating yourself with other political parties and politicians who are adversaries of our movement in total disregard of Political Parties Act and the movement rules and regulations,” it read.

The letter added that Muthama being a NEC member has never attended any meeting since the party moved from Lavington to Karen, hence a show of abandoning his duties.

“He must show reason for things he has done and said in the last six months, he must also withdraw them as they are not Wiper stand. We are disappointed in his behaviours,” said Mwakwere

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