NEWS: RUTO’s man Senator MURKOMEN condemns RAILA ODINGA’s humiliation at JKIA’s VIP lounge

Tuesday June 4, 2013 - A Senator associated with Deputy President William Ruto has become the first Government official to condemn Monday’s embarrassment of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), VIP lounge.
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On his Twitter account on Tuesday, Elgeyo Markwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen, said it is shameful for a country with is celebrating 50 years of independence to lock out the Leader of Opposition from the VIP lounge.

Here is one of his tweets.

SENATOR MURKOMEN#Locking Rt.Hon.Raila out of VIP? That’s barbaric. He’s the leader of the second largest coalition near half of the voters.VIP in his own right

SENATOR MURKOMEN#Let's not do or even contemplate doing the things Museveni does to Besigye. The opposition plays important role in any democracy

SENATOR MURKOMEN#Someday all of us who are now in position of leadership will be "former". We need to respect others the same way we expect their respect.

On Monday, CORD Presidential loser Raila Odinga was barred from accessing the VIP lounge at JKIA on his way to Kisumu.

Murkomen is a former Law lecturer at Moi University, and a close confidante of William Ruto.