Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga announced that they had come to an agreement with Senator Ledama Ole Kina over the Senate Public Accounts Committee chairmanship.
After a meeting which was also attended by Maasai leaders, Raila said in a tweet that Ledama Ole Kina had surrendered the seat and apologized. He added that he has instructed the party to reverse the decision to dewhip the Senator.
Ledama Ole Kina was on the war path with his party ODM after he was threatened that he will be dewhipped for going against the party position on the election of the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee.
In a move perceived to be against the party’s decision, Senator Ledama was backed by tanga tanga leaning Senators to defeat ODM’s choisen candidate, his Kisii counterpart Sam Ongeri.