Luyia

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a Bantu language

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The popularity of chicken could be because it is a major delicacy in the Luhya community and is also used as gift [13] according to the community members; the popularity of cattle could be its use in marriage as dowry, economic gain, and as food especially during weddings, funerals and any major functions.
He allegedly made the revelation on Sunday during a meeting with a section of Luhya MPs and the Western Elders' Council at Francis Atwoli's home.
All the three of us have lived in Western Kenya among the Luhya for at least ten years and have had a huge interaction with the community in numerous field work visits.
But after the closed-door meeting, the leaders emerged to tell the press that Mudavadi remains the Luhya supremo and presidential candidate for 2022.
Wetang'ula spoke following Atwoli's meeting with Luhya elders meeting at his Khwisero home on Sunday.
Mr Atwoli further accused a section of Luhya leaders allied to Jubilee Party of despising other leaders from the community who hold divergent political views.
Philip Masinde, chairman of the Luhya council of elders, asked the leaders present to respect each other and unite in efforts to develop Western.
Amani National Congress leader Musali Mudavadi is currently held up in a closed door meeting with Luhya elders.
The once staunch ally of National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga has lately been leaning towards the Jubilee administration and was among a host of leaders drawn from the Luhya community who trooped to State House, Nairobi, after the Supreme Court nullified the August 8 presidential election to declare their support for President Kenyatta's re-election.
She caused laughter in court when she said that as per the Luhya traditions, burial rites, including "feasting", are underway.
Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa (pictured) has warned the Luhya community to stop banking on 'cowards' NASA principals Moses Wetang'ula and Musalia Mudavadi.
Wamalwa on Friday told the Luhya community that the two opposition leaders have no courage to lead.
He said the Luhya community must redraw it's strategy ahead of the 2022 polls because it has no leaders.
However, Makadara MP George Aladwa, who hails from Western, appealed to ODM not to 'sacrifice the Luhya nation,' saying they firmly support Raila.
When a Luhya is ready for circumcision, he will always face the circumciser and not escape to the maize plantation like what happened with the two.