I did not endorse Peter Kenneth, your voice matters – President Uhuru Kenyatta
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday, April 20 denied endorsing Nairobi gubernatorial aspirant, Peter Kenneth, as the preferred candidate to fly the Jubilee party flag in the city.
Speaking to the media at State House, Nairobi, the Head of State insisted that there are no favoured candidates in the upcoming nominations further heightening the Peter Kenneth – Mike Sonko supremacy war. into further disarray.
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“I emphasize that there are no candidates favoured by myself or the Jubilee leadership and I will work with the candidates the people elect and together with them we will present to the nation our shared vision and agenda,” said President Kenyatta.
Kenyatta was keen to note that his party was open to mediation in the cases where the seats are hotly contested and aspirants were willing to do so.
The party leaders, however, emphasized that this mediation would not circumvent the process or interfere with the party’s democracy.
While promising a robust, free, fair and credible nomination process, President Kenyatta indicated that extra ordinary measures had put in place to ensure that such is achieved further warning those involved that they must conduct themselves with integrity.
“The point of weakness will only be the actions of any unruly aspirant who would wish to subvert this process by engaging in violence.”
“Let anyone that is considering using violence hear me clearly, it will not be tolerated and you will face the consequences,” added the Head of State.
The Jubilee Party leader urged those in the race to avert from violence during the nomination process further warning that they risk disqualification.
Speaking just a day before the Jubilee nomination process kicks off, Kenyatta moved to assure all Jubilee Party aspirants that he will not interfere with the party primaries.
“Your voice counts, your choice matters,” added President Kenyatta.