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(From The Nation (Kenya) - AAGM)
Byline: Bernard Namunane And Muriithi Muriuki
Former President Moi yesterday turned his back on Kanu's links with the Orange Democratic Party Kenya and instead demanded that party members should continue to champion what he called "the undiluted Kanu."
"Abandoning the party would be a serious betrayal and destruction of a hallmark of Kenya's history," he said.
Mr Moi spoke out as a group of MPs and other officials called for a special delegates conference to discuss the party's future.
Kanu's national chairman Uhuru Kenyatta had no authority to commit the party to cooperating with ODM Kenya without involving its grassroots committees and the membership, said MPs Gideon Moi, Nick Salat and Rift Valley Kanu official Ezekiel Barngetuny.
Mr Barngetuny, a former nominated MP, suggested the delegates' conference should vote out leaders who had teamed up with ODM-K.
Kanu has already split, with Mr Kenyatta, leader of the Official Opposition, heading one faction and Kerio South MP Nicholas Biwott …