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Godfrey Osotsi said : "Devki Group, which has no experience in the sugar industry, has actively lobbied to win the leasing tender in direct violation of the Public Procurement and Disposal Act," External link

allafrica Friday, June 4, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about William Ruto ) : “Yes, I know some elements within the JLAC could be (Deputy President William) Ruto's supporters but you cannot wholesomely blame the entire committee because some of the issues they are raising are genuine issues,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 23, 2021 7:00:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi told ( about Raila Odinga ) : “No one can isolate Raila unless you are coming from the moon,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Could the CS provide a detailed list of top management positions at KRA indicating the positions, names of current holders, county of origin, ethnicity, academic and professional qualifications and number of years of service,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:33:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Could the CS provide a detailed list of top management positions at KRA indicating the positions, names of current holders, county of origin, ethnicity, academic and professional qualifications and number of years of service,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:33:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "Once these cheaply produced products get to the Kenyan market, the local manufacturers that must bear with expensive power, will have nowhere to sell their highly priced products," External link

allafrica Monday, March 15, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “They (Ruto team) are pushing of multiple questions as part of their strategy to get into BBI. They have no problem with the content of BBI. Their problem is 2022 that if they let it go as it is, then credit will go to Raila Odinga. So they are using the strategy on multiple questions to get into it,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:44:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "The HBC leadership is decided by the party or coalition leadership in the House based on loyalty, performance and steadfastness. Ordinarily and as a global practise, the HBC membership should be composed of most reliable and trusted legislators," External link

allafrica Wednesday, February 10, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "I do not know why the process has been delayed," External link

allafrica Monday, January 11, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "If anything, Parliament already did its part in formulating a framework to cure the doubt that existed in the law. We have three by-elections this year. There is a possibility of a referendum by June this year and the 2022 General Election. I don't think the commission as presently constituted will be up to the task," External link

allafrica Monday, January 11, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “He was against it at the beginning. He never participated in the process from the word go and had even hinted he would oppose the document,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, December 5, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “If I was the DP, I would oppose the referendum. He would get a lot of political traction if he opposed it; he risks being isolated if he takes the position he has taken,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, December 5, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Within this time frame, the individual has to be taken to prison or refund what he/she has stolen,” “If this BBI goes through, we are going to solve the corruption menace and historical injustice as well” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “They avoided the collection of views and termed it a waste of time and funds,” External link

standardmedia Monday, November 2, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "Policy issues should be taken to the cabinet, legislative ones to Parliament while those touching on the Constitution should be taken to the people through a referendum," "The window to give views is closed. The Constitutional amendment Bill is sealed, we are not going to open discussion on an issue that has taken two years" External link

thestarkenya Sunday, November 1, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Let us look at the bigger picture. Even if we might have our own individual interests, the bigger picture is the country. We have to ask ourselves if the county is ready for such an action. I think it is not” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “We have our own failures in life and we must admit that; so that should not be our stepping stone to tarnish Archbishop Byrum Makokha,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about William Ruto ) : “I want to remind DP Ruto the office he is holding is paid for by the taxpayer and as such he should serve the taxpayers and not oppose the government,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 31, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Those calls are not justified because we are still two years to the election. If the elections were going to happen in the next month, the calls would be genuine. The US is set to go into an election this November and I have not heard of such a push,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 28, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Those calls are not justified because we are still two years to the election. If the elections were going to happen in the next month, the calls would be genuine. The US is set to go into an election this November and I have not heard of such a push,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Those calls are not justified because we are still two years to the election. If the elections were going to happen in the next month, the calls would be a genuine. US is set to go into an election this November and I have not heard of such a push,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 23, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Savula hasn’t denounced his links with Deputy President. I am also aware every time he makes those attacks he rushes to Cotu Secretary General Francis Atwoli to apologise clearly implying he does that for attention-seeking,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 17, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “Cane farming is the main economic activity of Kakamega and the larger Western region and those opposed to revival efforts by the government spearheaded by Uhuru are enemies of the people,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 17, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “It is NASA counties that have been affected the most. Coast, Maasai, Kitui and Northern Kenya that are the biggest losers,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “I am confident that the parties’ registrar will not entertain such political fraud by people who profess to be protectors of the law,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “We are the second-largest community in this country but our leaders are not taking advantage of it to benefit us,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 22, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : “We cannot make two people from the same community but different parties president at the same time. This is impossible," the lawmaker said. Wetang'ula heads Ford Kenya party, while Mudavadi heads ANC. "Having two people compete for the same seat is total confusion, which will mislead us. The duo have taken a route leading us to darkness,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 22, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : “As it stands, ANC has no party leader and officials. Mudavadi is the immediate former party leader until elections are done. That is a very clear message,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 22, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “You cannot blame another party for your woes. How does ODM come in? It is party members who are agitating for change” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 22, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "I do not need a plan to take over the party because I am the founder and I have all the documents," "The best thing is to prepare an election timetable within the party's constitution" External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 10, 2020 9:10:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "I do not need to plan to take over the party because I am the founder and I have all the documents," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "The best thing is to prepare an election timetable within the party's constitution," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Both Uhuru and Raila agreed to unite the country via the ‘Handshake’ and BBI and to temporarily put on hold the premature 2022 political talk. But selfish individuals in the other camp want us to stop everything and allow them to campaign for 2022. Raila reduced political activity is strategic,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “There is no law that bars parties from being members of two coalitions. This will be an infringement on the rights of such parties to associate with others for the well-being of the country,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about William Ruto ) : “I do not think Ruto has a chance in the fight for the control of Jubilee Party. The reaction by his lieutenants is faulty and risky in many ways” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 2, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Parliaments the world over are designed to work even in times of war,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “I am disturbed by highly misleading information circulating in social media that I together with 16 other members of parliament have tested Convid-19 positive. I will continue to undergo voluntary precautionary tests in the coming days. In the unfortunate event of positive results, I will truthfully and bravely make such information public,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Parliaments globally are designed to work even in times of war,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “I am proposing that Parliament be convened as soon as possible to deal with this crisis,” External link

nation-ke Friday, March 27, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi pointed out : “We need to have a lockdown bill,” External link

nation-ke Friday, March 27, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “It is not something unique. Other government departments are operating in shifts. Nothing stops the National Assembly and Senate from doing the same,” “If it is the fear of contracting the virus, I propose that MPs be tested,” External link

nation-ke Friday, March 27, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “This has exposed his Nasa co-principals as incapable of leading the opposition. They have failed in their individual ambitions to take up the role of opposition leader,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "London Distillers and Nema are working together on this issue. Parliament has a clear deadline, which must be adhered to. It is clear Nema is buying time," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “This is one of the anti-BBI narratives being peddled by Tangatanga hoping to stop the BBI train. BBI is dealing with nine thematic areas which affect every Kenyan in one way or another. BBI proposals on expanded Executive is not new. It was even in the Bomas Draft which was a product of wide negotiations,” External link

standardmedia Monday, March 2, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about The Deputy ) : “The BBI train has left the station but they are struggling to hang on a fast moving BBI train. All their dirty schemes against BBI have crumbled. They tried to sneak the BBI report to Parliament, it didn’t work. They tried to conduct parallel rallies, it never worked. They tried to introduce Luhya supremacy narrative ahead of Kakamega rally, it never worked,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 24, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi added ( about The Deputy ) : “They can't also purport to support BBI while at the same time belittling the handshake. The handshake and BBI are intertwined. Incessant attacks on Raila are a direct attack on Uhuru and his government,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 24, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The challenges that tea farmers go through are just too much,” External link

nation-ke Friday, February 21, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi says : “The current informality status offers great incentives for criminals to thrive as was the case in the matatu industry where notorious criminal gangs like Mungiki, Baghdad boys among others, reigned supreme,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 17, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “As alluded to by DP Ruto that Moi had biological sons, as well as many political sons, the choice of Gideon among the many political sons is a major political milestone, particularly in Rift Valley politics. There was no better moment to do that than at the funeral of the late president,” External link

standardmedia Friday, February 14, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “When he came to Bukhungu, people were happy. Not necessarily because they support him but because he had joined the right group. We were all happy because that was the way to go,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, January 26, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “They must apologise before joining us. Without apologies, let them sit as spectators in Tononoka,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “They must apologise before they join us. Without apologies, let them sit as spectators in Mombasa,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 24, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : “Now that Mudavadi has categorically stated that he supports the BBI, Cleophas Malala and I have been vindicated because the party had opted for disciplinary action against us for supporting the agenda,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : “Now that Mudavadi has categorically stated that he supports the BBI, Cleophas Malala and I have been vindicated because the party had opted for disciplinary action against us for supporting the agenda,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Unfortunately, Mudavadi is being driven to work with Ruto who is his junior in politics,” “We are not going to play second fiddle to the DP. He has finished his ten-year in nusu mkate with Uhuru and will not get another 10 years. The Tangatanga team is panicking that is why they do not want the BBI meeting,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about William Ruto ) : “These are Ruto supporters and a few ANC apologists. They are not genuine in their rants. The Ruto camp has been introducing roadblocks since the issue of BBI was mooted. The meeting is being financed by the BBI taskforce and no one is forcing them to attend,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Against all odds from political pretenders, BBI will be fully implemented. It will certainly shape politics as we head towards 2022,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 1, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Against all odds from political pretenders, BBI will be fully implemented. It will certainly shape politics as we head towards 2022,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : “Mudavadi is not sincere about the BBI report because if he was, he could have given his views and the task force could have considered them in their final document,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, December 8, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi told ( about Jeremiah Kioni ) : “There is a conflict of interest, Kioni cannot purport to be presiding over a matter of constitutional review when he is already biased. He has been attending meetings of Tangatanga pushing for a parliamentary initiative,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Those calling for the report to be debated in Parliament are only employing diversionary tactics. We hear some are calling themselves Prime Minister which we don’t have,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 29, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “What about many other known corrupt and influential individuals in Moi and Kibaki regime? Wako cannot singly carry the burden of corruption in KANU regime,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 20, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "This is a juvenile, fraudulent, illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional act that will only serve to inflict major embarrassment on the Party leader and the clueless planners and the executors," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 15, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Eliud Owalo ) : "We will not be drawn in the cheap blame games touching on the use of poor election strategy and misuse of campaign funds as we were not involved and did not support the undemocratically nominated candidate of ANC, Eliud Owalo," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 15, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Eliud Owalo ) : “The 5,000 votes Eliud Owalo got in the recent past Kibra by-election were the result of his own efforts,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 11, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Eliud Owalo ) : “Sixty per cent of Kibra constituency is made up of the Luhya community but Owalo scored below 30 per cent,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 11, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “When you mess up with Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga, your calculation come 2022 will hit a snag whether you like it or not,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 11, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “It is the government that is responsible for the withdrawal of sponsorship and, therefore, we must use the Sports Fund to develop sport,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 30, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “These are people who are acting at the behest of the deputy president. The DP is using all the loopholes to derail the reform agenda. These are people who do not want change in this country. They want raw power,” External link

kenyan-post Friday, October 25, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Some of them think it is an opportunity to measure their popularity and settle scores with Raila. Nobody is talking about the capacity of the candidates,” External link

standardmedia Friday, October 11, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “It is not about the seat but people keen on settling political scores with Raila as well as to try to frustrate the handshake,” External link

standardmedia Monday, September 30, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Owalo was Raila's campaign manager in 2013 while Muluka was the communications director before he unceremoniously resigned a few days before the elections. The past statements by the duo portray them as jilted, and Mudavadi has been sucked in,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, September 15, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The DP and his cronies should re-evaluate what they are calling inroads in Western after their highly-expensive trips. How many key leaders have they acquired from our side? I think they can only brag of Boni Khalwale …. but then Khalwale defected to Ruto's Jubilee in a small ceremony in his house in Malinya and not Bukhungu stadium or Muliro gardens where major political declarations are made,” External link

nation-ke Monday, September 2, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The DP and his cronies should re-evaluate what they are calling inroads in Western after their highly-expensive trips. How many key leaders have they acquired from our side? I think they can only brag of Boni Khalwale …. but then Khalwale defected to Ruto's Jubilee in a small ceremony in his house in Malinya and not Bukhungu stadium or Muliro gardens where major political declarations are made,” External link

nation-ke Monday, September 2, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The alliance is as strong as ever and we believe that we can now move forward together,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 11, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Raila gained more political ground after the handshake, he is now in the strongest form ever,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, August 10, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The process seems rushed because if you asked me, they should have waited for the BBI, which is a more inclusive process. Inclusivity is key to any amendments to the Constitution. To be fair to them, they are only seeking attention,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "But if the claim comes out to be true, then those Cabinet secretaries at the center of this scheme should face the law despite their position in the government," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 2, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The government should look at ways of ensuring safety of boda boda operators instead of policies that will make police harass the operators,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 14, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “I want to make it clear that I support Raila as the NASA coalition leader and as an ANC MP, our party is still in NASA,” External link

kenyan-post Monday, June 3, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “I am being fought for my principles. I want to make it clear that I support Raila as the Nasa coalition leader and as an ANC MP, our party is still in Nasa,” External link

nation-ke Monday, June 3, 2019 1:21:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi stated : “The truth is that there are some people within Luhya politics who want to muzzle all Raila voices in Western. They want to fight me, Malala and Khaniri because of Raila,” External link

nation-ke Monday, June 3, 2019 1:21:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “No proclamation or circular has any force of law and public participation is important. The IG has not quoted any law to back up his circular, that it [cannot be implemented],” External link

tuko Friday, May 31, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “No proclamation or circular has any force of law and public participation is important. The IG has not quoted any law to back up his circular, that it [cannot be implemented],” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 30, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : "When 13 parties were being collapsed to form Jubilee, UDF was one of the parties that was dissolved. Mudavadi had no party at the time and I invited him into ANC," External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 16, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi told : “I have seen the letter. Someone forwarded it to me. The Registrar of Political Parties is yet to formally communicate to me,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 16, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "My team (of lawyers) is ready. I had given a genuine commitment to the party. Chest thumping will not help," External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 12, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi stated : “As a party, we advise the government to desist from taking Kenyans for granted by issuing concession papers disguised as title deeds. Let us not play politics with land-related issues,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 12, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Our Party ) : "I want to take this opportunity to extend an olive branch to everyone in the party who has perceived my seeking justice, to mean undermining the leadership. Our party name, Amani stands for peace and in this era of the handshake we need to be tolerant with each other and exercise utmost respect for each other's choice of justice," "However, this should not be mistaken as surrender, but an opportunity for the parties involved to create an enabling environment for dispute resolution and ensure peace and tranquillity in the party" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 2, 2019 3:11:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The frequent change of name raises credibility issues,” “This is the same company that claimed that servers could not be accessed. It interfered with the transmission of election results. It did funny things on the server and if a report were to be produced now, we would not be talking about this company as we are doing,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:46:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The frequent change of name raises credibility issues,” “This is the same company that claimed that servers could not be accessed. It interfered with the transmission of election results. It did funny things on the server and if a report were to be produced now, we would not be talking about this company as we are doing,” External link

kenyastar Friday, April 26, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The frequent change of name raises credibility issues,” “This is the same company that claimed that servers could not be accessed. It interfered with the transmission of election results. It did funny things on the server and if a report were to be produced now, we would not be talking about this company as we are doing,” External link

EastAfrican Thursday, April 25, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The continuous change of name is about credibility issues,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, April 24, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi added : “Leave our mzee alone. He is a respected person, and when he speaks, the entire region has spoken,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, April 16, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi added : “Leave our mzee alone. He is a respected person, and when he speaks, the entire region has spoken,” External link

kenyastar Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi added : “Leave our mzee alone. He is a respected person, and when he speaks, the entire region has spoken,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The purported youth league elections is a sham, fraudulent, deceptive and illegal as they have not been sanctioned by the relevant organs of the party,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 12, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The party cannot be managed in a bandit manner where the constitutional ethos of rule of law are blatantly ignored,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 12, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The last time youth elections were held they lied to registrar of political parties they were conducting recruitment because they knew the whole process was illegal,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 12, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "This is now the second time they are facing an embarrassment over my fate," External link

nation-ke Friday, April 5, 2019 1:22:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “I believe it is time they were sanctioned so that they start respecting our work. The institution of Parliament has been lenient with them as they continue to delay and derail our work,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 2, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Their attempt is dead on arrival,” External link

kenyastar Saturday, March 23, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “I have not received the expulsion letter. The so-called disciplinary committee is a kangaroo thing. I will provide a comprehensive statement once they officially send the letter to me,” External link

kenyastar Saturday, March 23, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “My lawyers are studying the case and they will react at an appropriate time,” External link

nation-ke Friday, March 22, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “ANC at the point of registration had 11 members who are not known and who will be known very soon. I have been rattled, those fake meeting they have been having cannot expel me,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 21, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “I have not received the letter. The so-called disciplinary committee is kangaroo thing. I will provide a comprehensive statement once they officially send the letter to me,” “I will not be intimidated by juvenile tactics. I am a firm leader,” External link

kenyastar Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “I have not received the letter. The so-called disciplinary committee is kangaroo thing. I will provide a comprehensive statement once they officially send the letter to me,” “I will not be intimidated by juvenile tactics. I am a firm leader,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “According to my understanding, there was no ANC NEC meeting and if it were, I would have been invited to state my case. If they are basing their so called verdict on the purported recommendations of the disciplinary committee, it is dead on arrival,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, March 20, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “We are all in agreement that something must be done about IEBC, but we must be careful and follow the Constitution since this is an independent commission,” External link

kenyastar Friday, March 8, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “We are handling the matter. We have invited all those mentioned in the report and the implementing agencies to establish the status of the implementation of the report. We want to know from these agencies why the report has never been implemented,” External link

nation-ke Monday, March 4, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “We are handling the matter. We have invited all those mentioned in the report and the implementing agencies to establish the status of the implementation of the report. We want to know from these agencies why the report has never been implemented,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, March 4, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi told : "The President is in order and we should desist from reading too much into this action. If he feels a Minister is not working or incompetent, he can take the necessary action," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:40:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The AG should provide the latest update on undisclosed funds in foreign bank accounts including in Switzerland, Japan and United Kingdom as well as the interest earned,” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, February 20, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The AG should provide the latest update on undisclosed funds in foreign bank accounts including in Switzerland, Japan and United Kingdom as well as the interest earned,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, February 19, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi told : “The truth is that the party has internal management challenges due to lack of internal democracy, consultation, inability to handle internal disputes and a common political agenda,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 14, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “With due respect to the DP, I think he is dishonest on his true stance on many key issues including the handshake, referendum and lifestyle audit … The latest comment illustrates the DP’s inner thinking,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 11, 2019 6:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The passage of the bill will reduce instances of roadside declarations, enhance parliamentary oversight at the national and county levels thereby sealing the existing loopholes in the doctrine of separation of powers and supremacy of Parliament,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 20, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “This non-compliance has led to contempt of legislative decisions rendering the work of Parliament futile. This is the mischief that the bill seeks to address,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 20, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The passage of the bill will enhance parliamentary oversight at the national and county levels thereby sealing the existing loopholes in the doctrine of separation of powers and supremacy of Parliament,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “There is need to set up an effective mechanism for the implementation of House resolutions and follow up pledges made by the executive with a view to uphold the principal of government accountability,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “For instance, there was no election when I was replaced as the party’s secretary general. Some few people sat in a bar and decided to pick a new official without engaging party members. This kind of decision, not backed by the party Constitution, makes members to rebel,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 15, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi told : “The truth is that the party has internal management challenges due to lack of internal democracy, consultation, inability to handle internal disputes and a common political agenda,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “A section of party leadership and some brokers in their selfish attempts to control the party have created an atmosphere for confusion and hopelessness,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “In African society, if you are a parent who cooks food for your children and they end up eating at your neighbour’s house, then there must be issues in your house,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : "I acknowledge ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi for his newfound political boldness and encourage him to deepen his political firmness, brevity and consistency if he wants to regain and heighten the trust of Luhyas and Kenyans at large," External link

nation-ke Monday, December 31, 2018 6:40:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : "I acknowledge ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi for his newfound political boldness and encourage him to deepen his political firmness, brevity and consistency if he wants to regain and heighten the trust of Luhyas and Kenyans at large," External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 29, 2018 10:22:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about William Ruto ) : "Ruto has resorted to use clueless leaders in Western to pursue agenda against government in which he is serving. If he is tired of being DP he should boldly come out and see. He is hiding behind sidekicks to communicate his position against handshake," External link

tuko Monday, December 24, 2018 2:27:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about William Ruto ) : “The hate campaigns by these Jubilee MP following Deputy President William Ruto will not help them, our people from Western or their master,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, December 20, 2018 3:24:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi stated : “As a party, we advise the government to desist from taking Kenyans for granted by issuing concession papers disguised as title deeds. Let us not play politics with land-related issues,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 5, 2018 4:35:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Majority of Kenyans are anxious and looking forward to having a single Opposition candidate,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:05:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “It can help boost the numbers in the ongoing mass voter registration. It will give them an opportunity to elect their leaders come August 8,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 27, 2017 6:17:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “By the said date, all ANC aspirants must have complied with our party eligibility regulations,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 27, 2017 6:17:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “It involves brazen and heinous breaking of electoral laws and subversion of the Constitution. The exhibited boldness and confidence of the execution can only be because of connivance of high echelons in Jubilee government, the National Registration Bureau (NRB) and IEBC,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 25, 2017 4:17:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The software allows Jubilee ICT gurus access to manipulate IEBC, NRB and RPP data bases. It's like the Kencall deal of 2013. The manipulation ensures that the votes cast during Jubilee nominations will remain in the IEBC system and that's what will be declared Jubilee winning votes plus some top ups to conceal the fraud. This is why Jubilee is upbeat it will get 60 per cent of the vote in August,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 25, 2017 4:17:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “He has passionately supported any initiative aimed at bringing unity among leaders from Western. He is definitely going to join other Kenyans from the larger Western region today at Bukhungu Stadium,” External link

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Godfrey Osotsi said : "Devki Group, which has no experience in the sugar industry, has actively lobbied to win the leasing tender in direct violation of the Public Procurement and Disposal Act," External link

allafrica Friday, June 4, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about William Ruto ) : “Yes, I know some elements within the JLAC could be (Deputy President William) Ruto's supporters but you cannot wholesomely blame the entire committee because some of the issues they are raising are genuine issues,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 23, 2021 7:00:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi told ( about Raila Odinga ) : “No one can isolate Raila unless you are coming from the moon,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 8, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Could the CS provide a detailed list of top management positions at KRA indicating the positions, names of current holders, county of origin, ethnicity, academic and professional qualifications and number of years of service,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:33:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Could the CS provide a detailed list of top management positions at KRA indicating the positions, names of current holders, county of origin, ethnicity, academic and professional qualifications and number of years of service,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 31, 2021 12:33:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "Once these cheaply produced products get to the Kenyan market, the local manufacturers that must bear with expensive power, will have nowhere to sell their highly priced products," External link

allafrica Monday, March 15, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “They (Ruto team) are pushing of multiple questions as part of their strategy to get into BBI. They have no problem with the content of BBI. Their problem is 2022 that if they let it go as it is, then credit will go to Raila Odinga. So they are using the strategy on multiple questions to get into it,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:44:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "The HBC leadership is decided by the party or coalition leadership in the House based on loyalty, performance and steadfastness. Ordinarily and as a global practise, the HBC membership should be composed of most reliable and trusted legislators," External link

allafrica Wednesday, February 10, 2021 3:11:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "I do not know why the process has been delayed," External link

allafrica Monday, January 11, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "If anything, Parliament already did its part in formulating a framework to cure the doubt that existed in the law. We have three by-elections this year. There is a possibility of a referendum by June this year and the 2022 General Election. I don't think the commission as presently constituted will be up to the task," External link

allafrica Monday, January 11, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “He was against it at the beginning. He never participated in the process from the word go and had even hinted he would oppose the document,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, December 5, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “If I was the DP, I would oppose the referendum. He would get a lot of political traction if he opposed it; he risks being isolated if he takes the position he has taken,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, December 5, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Within this time frame, the individual has to be taken to prison or refund what he/she has stolen,” “If this BBI goes through, we are going to solve the corruption menace and historical injustice as well” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “They avoided the collection of views and termed it a waste of time and funds,” External link

standardmedia Monday, November 2, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "Policy issues should be taken to the cabinet, legislative ones to Parliament while those touching on the Constitution should be taken to the people through a referendum," "The window to give views is closed. The Constitutional amendment Bill is sealed, we are not going to open discussion on an issue that has taken two years" External link

thestarkenya Sunday, November 1, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Let us look at the bigger picture. Even if we might have our own individual interests, the bigger picture is the country. We have to ask ourselves if the county is ready for such an action. I think it is not” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “We have our own failures in life and we must admit that; so that should not be our stepping stone to tarnish Archbishop Byrum Makokha,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about William Ruto ) : “I want to remind DP Ruto the office he is holding is paid for by the taxpayer and as such he should serve the taxpayers and not oppose the government,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 31, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Those calls are not justified because we are still two years to the election. If the elections were going to happen in the next month, the calls would be genuine. The US is set to go into an election this November and I have not heard of such a push,” External link

standardmedia Friday, August 28, 2020 12:39:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Those calls are not justified because we are still two years to the election. If the elections were going to happen in the next month, the calls would be genuine. The US is set to go into an election this November and I have not heard of such a push,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Those calls are not justified because we are still two years to the election. If the elections were going to happen in the next month, the calls would be a genuine. US is set to go into an election this November and I have not heard of such a push,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 23, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Savula hasn’t denounced his links with Deputy President. I am also aware every time he makes those attacks he rushes to Cotu Secretary General Francis Atwoli to apologise clearly implying he does that for attention-seeking,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 17, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “Cane farming is the main economic activity of Kakamega and the larger Western region and those opposed to revival efforts by the government spearheaded by Uhuru are enemies of the people,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 17, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “It is NASA counties that have been affected the most. Coast, Maasai, Kitui and Northern Kenya that are the biggest losers,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “I am confident that the parties’ registrar will not entertain such political fraud by people who profess to be protectors of the law,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 7, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “We are the second-largest community in this country but our leaders are not taking advantage of it to benefit us,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 22, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : “We cannot make two people from the same community but different parties president at the same time. This is impossible," the lawmaker said. Wetang'ula heads Ford Kenya party, while Mudavadi heads ANC. "Having two people compete for the same seat is total confusion, which will mislead us. The duo have taken a route leading us to darkness,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 22, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : “As it stands, ANC has no party leader and officials. Mudavadi is the immediate former party leader until elections are done. That is a very clear message,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 22, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “You cannot blame another party for your woes. How does ODM come in? It is party members who are agitating for change” External link

standardmedia Monday, June 22, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "I do not need a plan to take over the party because I am the founder and I have all the documents," "The best thing is to prepare an election timetable within the party's constitution" External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 10, 2020 9:10:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "I do not need to plan to take over the party because I am the founder and I have all the documents," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "The best thing is to prepare an election timetable within the party's constitution," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Both Uhuru and Raila agreed to unite the country via the ‘Handshake’ and BBI and to temporarily put on hold the premature 2022 political talk. But selfish individuals in the other camp want us to stop everything and allow them to campaign for 2022. Raila reduced political activity is strategic,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 6, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “There is no law that bars parties from being members of two coalitions. This will be an infringement on the rights of such parties to associate with others for the well-being of the country,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about William Ruto ) : “I do not think Ruto has a chance in the fight for the control of Jubilee Party. The reaction by his lieutenants is faulty and risky in many ways” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 2, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Parliaments the world over are designed to work even in times of war,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “I am disturbed by highly misleading information circulating in social media that I together with 16 other members of parliament have tested Convid-19 positive. I will continue to undergo voluntary precautionary tests in the coming days. In the unfortunate event of positive results, I will truthfully and bravely make such information public,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Parliaments globally are designed to work even in times of war,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “I am proposing that Parliament be convened as soon as possible to deal with this crisis,” External link

nation-ke Friday, March 27, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi pointed out : “We need to have a lockdown bill,” External link

nation-ke Friday, March 27, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “It is not something unique. Other government departments are operating in shifts. Nothing stops the National Assembly and Senate from doing the same,” “If it is the fear of contracting the virus, I propose that MPs be tested,” External link

nation-ke Friday, March 27, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “This has exposed his Nasa co-principals as incapable of leading the opposition. They have failed in their individual ambitions to take up the role of opposition leader,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "London Distillers and Nema are working together on this issue. Parliament has a clear deadline, which must be adhered to. It is clear Nema is buying time," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “This is one of the anti-BBI narratives being peddled by Tangatanga hoping to stop the BBI train. BBI is dealing with nine thematic areas which affect every Kenyan in one way or another. BBI proposals on expanded Executive is not new. It was even in the Bomas Draft which was a product of wide negotiations,” External link

standardmedia Monday, March 2, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about The Deputy ) : “The BBI train has left the station but they are struggling to hang on a fast moving BBI train. All their dirty schemes against BBI have crumbled. They tried to sneak the BBI report to Parliament, it didn’t work. They tried to conduct parallel rallies, it never worked. They tried to introduce Luhya supremacy narrative ahead of Kakamega rally, it never worked,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 24, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi added ( about The Deputy ) : “They can't also purport to support BBI while at the same time belittling the handshake. The handshake and BBI are intertwined. Incessant attacks on Raila are a direct attack on Uhuru and his government,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 24, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The challenges that tea farmers go through are just too much,” External link

nation-ke Friday, February 21, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi says : “The current informality status offers great incentives for criminals to thrive as was the case in the matatu industry where notorious criminal gangs like Mungiki, Baghdad boys among others, reigned supreme,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 17, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “As alluded to by DP Ruto that Moi had biological sons, as well as many political sons, the choice of Gideon among the many political sons is a major political milestone, particularly in Rift Valley politics. There was no better moment to do that than at the funeral of the late president,” External link

standardmedia Friday, February 14, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “When he came to Bukhungu, people were happy. Not necessarily because they support him but because he had joined the right group. We were all happy because that was the way to go,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, January 26, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “They must apologise before joining us. Without apologies, let them sit as spectators in Tononoka,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “They must apologise before they join us. Without apologies, let them sit as spectators in Mombasa,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 24, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : “Now that Mudavadi has categorically stated that he supports the BBI, Cleophas Malala and I have been vindicated because the party had opted for disciplinary action against us for supporting the agenda,” External link

theCitizen Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : “Now that Mudavadi has categorically stated that he supports the BBI, Cleophas Malala and I have been vindicated because the party had opted for disciplinary action against us for supporting the agenda,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Unfortunately, Mudavadi is being driven to work with Ruto who is his junior in politics,” “We are not going to play second fiddle to the DP. He has finished his ten-year in nusu mkate with Uhuru and will not get another 10 years. The Tangatanga team is panicking that is why they do not want the BBI meeting,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about William Ruto ) : “These are Ruto supporters and a few ANC apologists. They are not genuine in their rants. The Ruto camp has been introducing roadblocks since the issue of BBI was mooted. The meeting is being financed by the BBI taskforce and no one is forcing them to attend,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:50:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Against all odds from political pretenders, BBI will be fully implemented. It will certainly shape politics as we head towards 2022,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 1, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Against all odds from political pretenders, BBI will be fully implemented. It will certainly shape politics as we head towards 2022,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : “Mudavadi is not sincere about the BBI report because if he was, he could have given his views and the task force could have considered them in their final document,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, December 8, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi told ( about Jeremiah Kioni ) : “There is a conflict of interest, Kioni cannot purport to be presiding over a matter of constitutional review when he is already biased. He has been attending meetings of Tangatanga pushing for a parliamentary initiative,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, December 4, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Those calling for the report to be debated in Parliament are only employing diversionary tactics. We hear some are calling themselves Prime Minister which we don’t have,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 29, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “What about many other known corrupt and influential individuals in Moi and Kibaki regime? Wako cannot singly carry the burden of corruption in KANU regime,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, November 20, 2019 9:38:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "This is a juvenile, fraudulent, illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional act that will only serve to inflict major embarrassment on the Party leader and the clueless planners and the executors," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 15, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Eliud Owalo ) : "We will not be drawn in the cheap blame games touching on the use of poor election strategy and misuse of campaign funds as we were not involved and did not support the undemocratically nominated candidate of ANC, Eliud Owalo," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 15, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Eliud Owalo ) : “The 5,000 votes Eliud Owalo got in the recent past Kibra by-election were the result of his own efforts,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 11, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Eliud Owalo ) : “Sixty per cent of Kibra constituency is made up of the Luhya community but Owalo scored below 30 per cent,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 11, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “When you mess up with Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga, your calculation come 2022 will hit a snag whether you like it or not,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 11, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “It is the government that is responsible for the withdrawal of sponsorship and, therefore, we must use the Sports Fund to develop sport,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 30, 2019 6:08:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “These are people who are acting at the behest of the deputy president. The DP is using all the loopholes to derail the reform agenda. These are people who do not want change in this country. They want raw power,” External link

kenyan-post Friday, October 25, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Some of them think it is an opportunity to measure their popularity and settle scores with Raila. Nobody is talking about the capacity of the candidates,” External link

standardmedia Friday, October 11, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “It is not about the seat but people keen on settling political scores with Raila as well as to try to frustrate the handshake,” External link

standardmedia Monday, September 30, 2019 3:41:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Owalo was Raila's campaign manager in 2013 while Muluka was the communications director before he unceremoniously resigned a few days before the elections. The past statements by the duo portray them as jilted, and Mudavadi has been sucked in,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, September 15, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The DP and his cronies should re-evaluate what they are calling inroads in Western after their highly-expensive trips. How many key leaders have they acquired from our side? I think they can only brag of Boni Khalwale …. but then Khalwale defected to Ruto's Jubilee in a small ceremony in his house in Malinya and not Bukhungu stadium or Muliro gardens where major political declarations are made,” External link

nation-ke Monday, September 2, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The DP and his cronies should re-evaluate what they are calling inroads in Western after their highly-expensive trips. How many key leaders have they acquired from our side? I think they can only brag of Boni Khalwale …. but then Khalwale defected to Ruto's Jubilee in a small ceremony in his house in Malinya and not Bukhungu stadium or Muliro gardens where major political declarations are made,” External link

nation-ke Monday, September 2, 2019 9:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The alliance is as strong as ever and we believe that we can now move forward together,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 11, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “Raila gained more political ground after the handshake, he is now in the strongest form ever,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, August 10, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The process seems rushed because if you asked me, they should have waited for the BBI, which is a more inclusive process. Inclusivity is key to any amendments to the Constitution. To be fair to them, they are only seeking attention,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:39:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "But if the claim comes out to be true, then those Cabinet secretaries at the center of this scheme should face the law despite their position in the government," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 2, 2019 6:56:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The government should look at ways of ensuring safety of boda boda operators instead of policies that will make police harass the operators,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 14, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “I want to make it clear that I support Raila as the NASA coalition leader and as an ANC MP, our party is still in NASA,” External link

kenyan-post Monday, June 3, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “I am being fought for my principles. I want to make it clear that I support Raila as the Nasa coalition leader and as an ANC MP, our party is still in Nasa,” External link

nation-ke Monday, June 3, 2019 1:21:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi stated : “The truth is that there are some people within Luhya politics who want to muzzle all Raila voices in Western. They want to fight me, Malala and Khaniri because of Raila,” External link

nation-ke Monday, June 3, 2019 1:21:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “No proclamation or circular has any force of law and public participation is important. The IG has not quoted any law to back up his circular, that it [cannot be implemented],” External link

tuko Friday, May 31, 2019 9:16:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “No proclamation or circular has any force of law and public participation is important. The IG has not quoted any law to back up his circular, that it [cannot be implemented],” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 30, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : "When 13 parties were being collapsed to form Jubilee, UDF was one of the parties that was dissolved. Mudavadi had no party at the time and I invited him into ANC," External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 16, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi told : “I have seen the letter. Someone forwarded it to me. The Registrar of Political Parties is yet to formally communicate to me,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 16, 2019 10:44:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "My team (of lawyers) is ready. I had given a genuine commitment to the party. Chest thumping will not help," External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 12, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi stated : “As a party, we advise the government to desist from taking Kenyans for granted by issuing concession papers disguised as title deeds. Let us not play politics with land-related issues,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 12, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Our Party ) : "I want to take this opportunity to extend an olive branch to everyone in the party who has perceived my seeking justice, to mean undermining the leadership. Our party name, Amani stands for peace and in this era of the handshake we need to be tolerant with each other and exercise utmost respect for each other's choice of justice," "However, this should not be mistaken as surrender, but an opportunity for the parties involved to create an enabling environment for dispute resolution and ensure peace and tranquillity in the party" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 2, 2019 3:11:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The frequent change of name raises credibility issues,” “This is the same company that claimed that servers could not be accessed. It interfered with the transmission of election results. It did funny things on the server and if a report were to be produced now, we would not be talking about this company as we are doing,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:46:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The frequent change of name raises credibility issues,” “This is the same company that claimed that servers could not be accessed. It interfered with the transmission of election results. It did funny things on the server and if a report were to be produced now, we would not be talking about this company as we are doing,” External link

kenyastar Friday, April 26, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The frequent change of name raises credibility issues,” “This is the same company that claimed that servers could not be accessed. It interfered with the transmission of election results. It did funny things on the server and if a report were to be produced now, we would not be talking about this company as we are doing,” External link

EastAfrican Thursday, April 25, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The continuous change of name is about credibility issues,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, April 24, 2019 6:51:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi added : “Leave our mzee alone. He is a respected person, and when he speaks, the entire region has spoken,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, April 16, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi added : “Leave our mzee alone. He is a respected person, and when he speaks, the entire region has spoken,” External link

kenyastar Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:31:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi added : “Leave our mzee alone. He is a respected person, and when he speaks, the entire region has spoken,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The purported youth league elections is a sham, fraudulent, deceptive and illegal as they have not been sanctioned by the relevant organs of the party,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 12, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The party cannot be managed in a bandit manner where the constitutional ethos of rule of law are blatantly ignored,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 12, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The last time youth elections were held they lied to registrar of political parties they were conducting recruitment because they knew the whole process was illegal,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 12, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : "This is now the second time they are facing an embarrassment over my fate," External link

nation-ke Friday, April 5, 2019 1:22:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “I believe it is time they were sanctioned so that they start respecting our work. The institution of Parliament has been lenient with them as they continue to delay and derail our work,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 2, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Their attempt is dead on arrival,” External link

kenyastar Saturday, March 23, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “I have not received the expulsion letter. The so-called disciplinary committee is a kangaroo thing. I will provide a comprehensive statement once they officially send the letter to me,” External link

kenyastar Saturday, March 23, 2019 4:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “My lawyers are studying the case and they will react at an appropriate time,” External link

nation-ke Friday, March 22, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “ANC at the point of registration had 11 members who are not known and who will be known very soon. I have been rattled, those fake meeting they have been having cannot expel me,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 21, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “I have not received the letter. The so-called disciplinary committee is kangaroo thing. I will provide a comprehensive statement once they officially send the letter to me,” “I will not be intimidated by juvenile tactics. I am a firm leader,” External link

kenyastar Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “I have not received the letter. The so-called disciplinary committee is kangaroo thing. I will provide a comprehensive statement once they officially send the letter to me,” “I will not be intimidated by juvenile tactics. I am a firm leader,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:41:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “According to my understanding, there was no ANC NEC meeting and if it were, I would have been invited to state my case. If they are basing their so called verdict on the purported recommendations of the disciplinary committee, it is dead on arrival,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, March 20, 2019 6:52:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “We are all in agreement that something must be done about IEBC, but we must be careful and follow the Constitution since this is an independent commission,” External link

kenyastar Friday, March 8, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “We are handling the matter. We have invited all those mentioned in the report and the implementing agencies to establish the status of the implementation of the report. We want to know from these agencies why the report has never been implemented,” External link

nation-ke Monday, March 4, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “We are handling the matter. We have invited all those mentioned in the report and the implementing agencies to establish the status of the implementation of the report. We want to know from these agencies why the report has never been implemented,” External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, March 4, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi told : "The President is in order and we should desist from reading too much into this action. If he feels a Minister is not working or incompetent, he can take the necessary action," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:40:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The AG should provide the latest update on undisclosed funds in foreign bank accounts including in Switzerland, Japan and United Kingdom as well as the interest earned,” External link

kenyan-post Wednesday, February 20, 2019 12:14:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The AG should provide the latest update on undisclosed funds in foreign bank accounts including in Switzerland, Japan and United Kingdom as well as the interest earned,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, February 19, 2019 12:10:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi told : “The truth is that the party has internal management challenges due to lack of internal democracy, consultation, inability to handle internal disputes and a common political agenda,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 14, 2019 5:44:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “With due respect to the DP, I think he is dishonest on his true stance on many key issues including the handshake, referendum and lifestyle audit … The latest comment illustrates the DP’s inner thinking,” External link

nation-ke Monday, February 11, 2019 6:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The passage of the bill will reduce instances of roadside declarations, enhance parliamentary oversight at the national and county levels thereby sealing the existing loopholes in the doctrine of separation of powers and supremacy of Parliament,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 20, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “This non-compliance has led to contempt of legislative decisions rendering the work of Parliament futile. This is the mischief that the bill seeks to address,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, January 20, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The passage of the bill will enhance parliamentary oversight at the national and county levels thereby sealing the existing loopholes in the doctrine of separation of powers and supremacy of Parliament,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “There is need to set up an effective mechanism for the implementation of House resolutions and follow up pledges made by the executive with a view to uphold the principal of government accountability,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 15, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “For instance, there was no election when I was replaced as the party’s secretary general. Some few people sat in a bar and decided to pick a new official without engaging party members. This kind of decision, not backed by the party Constitution, makes members to rebel,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 15, 2019 12:51:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi told : “The truth is that the party has internal management challenges due to lack of internal democracy, consultation, inability to handle internal disputes and a common political agenda,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “A section of party leadership and some brokers in their selfish attempts to control the party have created an atmosphere for confusion and hopelessness,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “In African society, if you are a parent who cooks food for your children and they end up eating at your neighbour’s house, then there must be issues in your house,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:02:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : "I acknowledge ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi for his newfound political boldness and encourage him to deepen his political firmness, brevity and consistency if he wants to regain and heighten the trust of Luhyas and Kenyans at large," External link

nation-ke Monday, December 31, 2018 6:40:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about Musalia Mudavadi ) : "I acknowledge ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi for his newfound political boldness and encourage him to deepen his political firmness, brevity and consistency if he wants to regain and heighten the trust of Luhyas and Kenyans at large," External link

nation-ke Saturday, December 29, 2018 10:22:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about William Ruto ) : "Ruto has resorted to use clueless leaders in Western to pursue agenda against government in which he is serving. If he is tired of being DP he should boldly come out and see. He is hiding behind sidekicks to communicate his position against handshake," External link

tuko Monday, December 24, 2018 2:27:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said ( about William Ruto ) : “The hate campaigns by these Jubilee MP following Deputy President William Ruto will not help them, our people from Western or their master,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, December 20, 2018 3:24:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi stated : “As a party, we advise the government to desist from taking Kenyans for granted by issuing concession papers disguised as title deeds. Let us not play politics with land-related issues,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 5, 2018 4:35:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “Majority of Kenyans are anxious and looking forward to having a single Opposition candidate,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:05:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “It can help boost the numbers in the ongoing mass voter registration. It will give them an opportunity to elect their leaders come August 8,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 27, 2017 6:17:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “By the said date, all ANC aspirants must have complied with our party eligibility regulations,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 27, 2017 6:17:00 AM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “It involves brazen and heinous breaking of electoral laws and subversion of the Constitution. The exhibited boldness and confidence of the execution can only be because of connivance of high echelons in Jubilee government, the National Registration Bureau (NRB) and IEBC,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 25, 2017 4:17:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “The software allows Jubilee ICT gurus access to manipulate IEBC, NRB and RPP data bases. It's like the Kencall deal of 2013. The manipulation ensures that the votes cast during Jubilee nominations will remain in the IEBC system and that's what will be declared Jubilee winning votes plus some top ups to conceal the fraud. This is why Jubilee is upbeat it will get 60 per cent of the vote in August,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, January 25, 2017 4:17:00 PM EAT

Godfrey Osotsi said : “He has passionately supported any initiative aimed at bringing unity among leaders from Western. He is definitely going to join other Kenyans from the larger Western region today at Bukhungu Stadium,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, December 31, 2016 1:13:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
general39.29%EN08/11/201711/08/2017
secretary general39.29%EN08/11/201711/08/2017
secretary-general21.43%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
Names Lang Count
Godfrey OsotsiEN100.00%


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