Former Nairobi Governor Jonathan Mueke has resigned from the Wiper Democratic Movement, a party he was the first to open and lead its Nairobi branch. In a letter seen by this writer, Mueke says he finds himself in a position where he has to pursue a different political path from Wiper.
”With Kenya’s evolving political landscape, coupled with the kind of change required to bring a better tomorrow for our youthful population,I find myself in a position where I have to pursue a different political path than where Wiper currently represents,” Mueke’s letter reads in part.
The former Nairobi Deputy Governor who served under Evans Kidero says he diligently served the party in his 14 year tenure both as a member and Nairobi chair.
”Throughout my 14 year tenure in Wiper, I have been a loyal and a committed member who made all the efforts to popularize the party nationwide,” he says, adding that in 2015 the party appointed him to be a member of the Summit, its highest decision making organ.
Mueke’s resignation comes at a time the Kalonzo Musyoka led party is grappling with leadership challenges, with it merging to be part of the Jubilee Coalition.
Together with KANU. The former Deputy Governor is touted to be headed to ODM, and is among those on probable list of candidates for Nairobi Governor.