Jubilee MPs vow to protect DP Ruto against impeachment

A file photo of DP William Ruto (C) with Sirisia MP John Waluke and other leaders during a ceremony at Bunambo Primary School in Bungoma County. PHOTO | CHARLES KIMANI | DPPS

What you need to know:

  • The grounds for removal are gross violation of the Constitution or any other law, and gross misconduct.
  • The MPs said that the Orange party does not have the numbers both in the Senate and the National Assembly.
  • To impeach the DP, the Constitution stipulates that a member of the National Assembly must have the support of at least a third of all the members before moving the motion.

A section of Jubilee legislators has vowed to protect Deputy President William Ruto should the Orange Democratic Movement initiate an impeachment motion against him.  

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