Crisis in Jubilee as factions fight over leadership, 2022 polls

Jubilee Party Secretary-General Raphael Tuju addresses a press conference in 2018. He said the party is planning to expand its visibility. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Mr Murathe’s resignation in January gave Mr Ruto a vice-like grip on the ruling party, with some of his supporters bragging that he now rules the roost.
  • On Thursday, Mr Tuju laughed off claims that the party cannot hold elections for fear of an imminent takeover by the Deputy President.

The Jubilee Party is facing a crisis as emerging camps fight for its soul in anticipation of the 2022 elections.

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