Deputo President William Ruto on Sunday 17 November 2019 resorted to the Bible to condemn Daily Nation over a story covered by the publication.
Angry DP Ruto quotes the Bible while condemning Daily Nation over controversial story
Taking it to the Lord in prayer
Ruto took issues with the story titled “Inside Plot to wrest Jubilee from Uhuru” in which the publication laid bare an alleged plot by DP Ruto’s allies to seize the party from Uhuru.
Taking to Twitter, an angry DP Ruto blasted the daily, alleging that it is being used to push a certain agenda, questioning the integrity of its journalists.
He accused Daily Nation of employing the services of brown envelope journalists ina mission which he referred to as “ungodly mission”.
"Detractors rattled by Jubilee emerging united and strong post - Sagana are, in collabo with usual brown envelope journalists, back to the drawing board to continue their never-ending scheme to stumble us," wrote the DP.
He appealed for prayers, concluding his by referencing Mathew 18:6 stating: “The words of Matt.18vs6 await you if you succeed in your ungodly mission. Tunawaombea”
“Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to sin, it would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were drowned in the depth of the sea.”read Matt 18:6 in NKJV.
During his heated speech in his Rift Valley home-turf, a tough-talking DP Ruto demanded that all Jubilee MPs who have expressed interests in other parties to declare their stand immediately.
“Those who are fomenting trouble should declare their stand and quit,” slammed DP Ruto.
Most recently, the divisions within the party played out in the Kibra by-election where several MPs came out publicly to support ODM's candidate, Bernard Imran Okoth at a time when the party had its candidate.
His remarks come barely a day after President Kenyatta called for an end to the politicking, urging Jubilee party politicians to support his government in delivering a better life for Kenyans.
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