It smacks of bigotry to say that Richard Leakey's involvement in the unregistered Safina Party would in itself kick-start and unite the Kenyan opposition behind a single presidential candidate. After all Leakey has over the last three years tried to achieve just that and has conspicuously failed. Any attempt to restrain the free-for-all presidential race among the opposition forces is undemocratic and a step back towards one-partyism.
Every leader has his supporters and detractors but it is illogical to suggest that a hated, feared and bent candidate could master enough support to win a crowded general election.
Kenya High Commission
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