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Monday, 22 September 2014

CORD GOVERNORS, SENATORS, MPS, MCAs SUMMONED



Fireworks are expected at the Thursday’s CORD General Assembly meeting at the Bomas of Kenya. Invited are the coalition’s 24 governors, 27 senators, 136 MPs and 1,200 members of county assemblies.

The meeting comes at a time when the coalition has stepped up its collection of referendum signatures drive. This will be the Cord’s first meeting of such a magnitude since the last general election.

The meeting which is expected to me stormy has been called by the Cord’s principals Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetangula.

Top on the agenda will be forging unity for the Okoa Kenya referendum and deliberating on coalition management issues, including funding for Cord secretariat activities and operations.

 Also to be thrashed out is the role of senators, governors, MPs and MCAs in the referendum drive, especially after county representatives failed to back either Cord's or the governors' referendum bids.
An invite from the Cord secretariat reads: “Hon Governor/Senator/MP/MCA, you are kindly invited to a Cord General Assembly scheduled for Thursday, September 25, 2014, at the Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi, from 8.00am. The Assembly will be presided over by the Cord principals.”

A number of rebel Governors, Senators, MPs and MCAs are expected to skip the meeting.