Throwing Ruto under the bus: Jubilee boss says DP should retire with Uhuru


Throwing Ruto under the bus: Jubilee boss says DP should retire with Uhuru

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  • Murathe had accompanied Amani Congress Leader Musalia Mudavadi, COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli and Makueni Governor Prof. Kivutha Kibwana among other leaders for the festivals to Mbale, Vihiga County.
  • On his part, Mudavadi sought to clear the air saying that there was no bad blood between the Luhya community and its leaders
  • His sentiments were echoed by Atwoli who intimated that negotiations for the future of the Luhya community were already underway.

Jubilee Party Vice-Chairman David Murathe has fired a salvo at Deputy President William Ruto asking him to exit the political stage with President Uhuru Kenyatta whose term expires in 2022.

Murathe, a confidant of President Kenyatta claimed that DP Ruto was not owed any political debt.

“Truth be told, as a party we have no MoU with anyone that we have to support you come 2022. If he had an agreement with President Uhuru Kenyatta, then that was only between them,” said Murathe.

Murathe, who was speaking during the Maragoli Cultural Festival further urged the Luhya community to unite if the residents want one of their own to clinch the presidency.

Murathe had accompanied Amani Congress Leader Musalia Mudavadi, COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli and Makueni Governor Prof. Kivutha Kibwana among other leaders for the festivals to Mbale, Vihiga County.

On his part, Mudavadi sought to clear the air saying that there was no bad blood between the Luhya community and its leaders.

His sentiments were echoed by Atwoli who intimated that negotiations for the future of the Luhya community were already underway.

“Negotiations have started between Musalia, Wetangula and Eugene Wamalwa and we will amend the constitution whether DP Ruto likes it or not,” said Atwoli.

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