Members of Parliament from Central region have vowed to back Deputy President William Ruto in his 2022 presidential bid, saying they will not to be swayed by the current political wave in the country.
Nyeri County MP Rahab Mukami, while lashing at leaders who had been visiting retired president Daniel Moi at his Kabarak home, welcomed DP Ruto to visit former President Mwai Kibaki, who is known for his developmental record.
We are no longer team Tangatanga but team Maendeleo, retired president Mwai Kibaki is well known for his developmental records and we are not baring you from visiting him and associating with him, she noted.
Her Laikipia Counterpart Catherine Waruguru reminded the residents of the covenant made between Uhuru Kenyata and DP Ruto in 2013 noting that going against it would only work against the interest of the community.
Subukia legislator Kinuthia Gachombe while wooing the electorate warned those eyeing the seat to wait as it had its owner designated by the 2013 deal that made them vow to give President Uhuru and DP Ruto 10 years each to serve as presidents consecutively.
The legislators spoke in Laikipia West Constituency Monday during the launch of the Rumuruti- Marmanet Forest wildlife fence where DP Ruto was the chief guest.
The DP is being fought because of his developmental record, we support Uhuru Kenyatta and by doing that we cannot forget the good work by the DP Ruto in helping unite communities across the country especially here in Laikipia, added Tetu MP Gichuhi Mwangi.
Laikipia North law maker lashed at the recent handshake between President Uhuru and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, noting that the handshake will not shake Jubilee. Our journey to State House was unstoppable.
It took the effort of two leaders in 2013 to stop post-election violence that has wrecked our country every five years. As we embrace the numerous handshakes, we should note the original handshake between DP Ruto and President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2013 that stopped the perennial blood sheds, added Laikipia West MP Patrick Mariru.
Source: Kenya News Agency