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(From The Nation (Kenya) - AAGM)
Byline: Bernard Namunane
Internal feuding in Kanu over the choice of a Presidential candidate intensified yesterday with four MPs urging former President Moi to step aside to allow party democracy to thrive.
The MPs from the Rift Valley took on their former President and party chairman, widening even further the split within Kanu caused by the decision of Eldoret North MP William Ruto to seek Kanu's nomination.
Already a breakaway group of MPs showing allegiance to Mr Nicholas Biwott have formed their own New Kanu party, and now the weekend decision by 14 Rift Valley MPs to endorse Mr Ruto has brought further difficulties for the party that ruled the country for 40 years.
Mr Moi reacted with fury to Mr Ruto's claim to the candidacy, saying it was "a tribal bandwagon hurtling down to destruction".
But as he was being told to keep off yesterday, Kanu MPs from North Eastern Province also …