Details of night meetings by Jubilee leaders to replace DP Ruto
The revelation has created suspicion among Jubilee leaders.
Speaking on Sunday during a church service at Presbyterian Church of East Africa in Runda, Sonko alleged that Mt. Kenya politicians Wanted to replace Ruto and support one of their own."We are aware that some politicians from Mount Kenya have been holding night meetings in Nairobi to craft plans on how to support one of their own in 2022,” the Nairobi Governor stated. However, DP Ruto ignored Sonko's claims and urged politicians who were in attendance to focus on development agenda.
He mentioned that the deal between President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader Raila Odinga would help unite Kenyans and help in fighting ethnicity."The national conversation won’t be about leaders, elections, and power. It will now be about empowerment of millions of citizens,” Ruto said.Jubilee leaders Refute Sonko's allegations A section of Mt. Kenya politicians who graced the event rebuffed Sonko's claims stating that they were fully behind Ruto. Led by Kikuyu MP Kimani Ichung’wa, he dismissed the allegations by Sonko maintaining that Mt. Kenya was fully behind the DP.
"Mt Kenya is solidly behind William Ruto. Any busybody will be in for a rude shock as the people rally behind the leadership they believe in and that is Ruto,” Mr. Ichungwa stated.
DP Ruto to succeed Uhuru Kenyatta Meanwhile, it's expected that Ruto will take over from Kenyatta once he concludes his second term in office.The President has declared publicly that he will support his DP in 2022 presidential race.However, eyebrows and suspicions among Jubilee politicians have hit new levels after Kenyatta and Odinga peace deal.
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