Deputy President William Ruto has dismissed claims of division in the ruling Jubilee party and said the party was one, with a mission to uniting and transforming the country.
Speaking in Kiserian, Kajiado County on Sunday during a prayer service at the Dominion Chapel, Ruto refuted claims there is rift with the part and terming as an imaginary.
“There are no factions in Jubilee. No one is planning to wrestle the party from anyone,” he said.
Ruto insisted that the party was united under the leadership of Mr Kenyatta and said those are allegations, he added, that were being peddled by some elements who want to see Jubilee divided. Ruto maintained that there was no competition with the ruling party either between his allies or those of President.
Kikuyu lawmaker Kimani Ichungwa accompanied Dr Ruto said that Jubilee party is firm and all its members would support President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy in transforming the country. Ichungwa call on leader to give the duo time to fulfil their campaign pledges.
“We don’t want to expose the country to constant political debates that add no value to its development” Ichungwa said
With speculations around The handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM Party Leader Raila Odinga, Kiharu Member of parliament Ndindi Nyoro said that there will be no political alliance between President Kenyatta and former Premier Raila Odinga even after their handshake.
“The President and his Deputy are one and that was confirmed and that was confirmed by President on Friday in the Sagana meeting” Nyoro said
President Uhuru Kenyatta has told a section of Mt Kenya MPs to stop reminding him about his pledge to support his deputy William Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid, saying that he has never declared whether he will endorse or oppose Dr Ruto’s 2022 bid.
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