'Gitobu Imanyara is just a political puppet out to taint Ruto's name' R.Valley leaders claim
A section of Rift Valley youth, have accused former Imenti central, Member of Parliament, Gitobu Imanyara of being used to taint William Ruto's name
The Youth Leaders Forum claim the human rights lawyer is being used by some individuals to fulfill personal vendetta against William Ruto and taint his name.
They questioned why Imanyara was being used by people of a lower political reputation than Ruto to "file senseless cases" against the DP.
"Why is it that this man is always being used to advance negative information about the DP? Court cases against the DP by his detractors are also synonymous with him," Michael Simbolei, the group secretary said.
Chemutai is being represented by lawyer Gitobu Imanyara who filed the suit at Milimani law courts on Thursday.
Simbolei told the lawyer to "stick to his lane and stop being used by political enemies of the Deputy President out to taint his image".
"The other time he filed a case against DP Ruto with activist Boniface Mwangi. We want to remind him that what is about to befall him is worse than 'face mount Kenya lyrics'," he said as quoted by a local daily.
This is in reference to an incident which occurred on April 18th, 2012 where Imanyara revealed he was captured by hoodlums and forced to kneel down and say “Uhuru Tuko Pamoja” while facing Mt Kenya as a result of his refusal to support Uhuru presidential quest.
Simbolei added Ruto’s political enemies are simply jealous of his rising star as the DP prepares to vie for presidency in 2022.
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