Barely two days after the ODM party meeting organized by a section of members in Kisii to ouster the Kisii ODM chairman turned chaotic , Samuel Omwando has clear the air that he is the legitimate Kisii county Orange Democratic Movement party Chairman.
Addressing the press on Monday at Kisii county Omwando accused Governor James Ongwae and Kisii Women Representative Janet Ongera for being behind the war in the party .
Omwando called upon the local leaders to stop diverting the intention to discuss him after falling to account for the resources based on them for development .
According to Mr Omwando he has a right as any Kenyan to visit the Deputy president of Kenya since he is not the enemy of the state.
” As leader i can talk to any leader , I have several invitation from politicians who have reached me for discussion ” He said
“Those panicking including local leaders for non performing , I ask them not to de diversionary , If they are unable to account for the resources based on them , let them not divert the public to discuss non issues ” he added
At the same he accused Members of County assembly mandated to do oversight role for failing to perform their duties but now have started being used with other leaders to discuss non issues .
Mr Omwando noted that he is the only ODM chairman who has the authority to call a meeting in the region and if one calls any such meeting its attacking him.
” Am the legitimate ODM chairman from Ksii county who can convene a meeting and if any calls for any meeting it means he is attacking me and if am attacked i will defend myself ” Noted Mr Omwando
” I want to warn elected leaders not to be in comfortable zone that they are safe , there is outcry outside here following unfulfilled promises “
At the same time he confirms that he Visited Deputy President Dr Ruto through an invitation where they discussed issues affecting the region, one being the poverty level and how the it has been dealt with , Infrastructure among other issues .
On Saturday the party experienced fresh fights after a group called a press conference at Kisii sports club to install Former Kisii county Speaker Kerosi Ondieki as the Chairman after Omwando has joined Tangatanga by visiting Deputy President .
The party Mr Omwando said is non existing and he has not received any petition from any ODM member, confirming that he has not left the ODM party.
” I have not announced any resignation from my party either have not joined any party, ” clarified Omwando