– MPs Millie Odhiambo and Gladys Wanga have fallen out over the planned nominations in Homa Bay county
– Millie is accusing Wanga and her brother of trying to influence the electoral process in Mbita constituency
– Millie is defending her seat but has to go through a nomination process
Two of opposition leader Raila Odinga’s staunchest foot-soldiers are embroiled in a major fall-out necessitated by the ongoing Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) nominations.
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Mbita MP Millie Odhiambo and Homa Bay county Women Representative Gladys Wanga on Friday, April 21, had a bitter exchange regarding the nominations scheduled for Monday, April 24 in the county.
Millie is accusing Wanga’s brother, Robert Wanga, of trying to influence the outcome of the nomination exercise.
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“Today I was informed of persons trying to interfere with Mbita electoral process. I was informed that one Robert Wanga, from Kisumu County and who is a brother to Gladys Wanga, was meeting with persons purporting to be Returning Officer and Deputy Returning Officer, Mbita at the gardens of a hotel in Homa Bay town. Together with my team I confirmed the same and have evidence of tampering and interference. I have reported the same to the police,” Millie said.
She further attacked Wanga for refuting the claims that her brother is trying to influence the electoral process in Mbita constituency.
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“Gladys has issued a statement stating i have no evidence. I do and she can get better particulars from the Police. Kindly keep off Mbita,” Millie added.
As reported early by TUKO.co.ke, Wanga was given a direct ticket by the ODM to defend her seat after she emerged the only candidate.
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Wanga and Millie have been strong defenders of Raila Odinga but the nomination exercise serves s a litmus test for their loyalty and friendship.
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