National Assembly next stop for Uhuru purge of Ruto allies

Budget and Appropriations Committee Chairman in the National Assembly Kimani Ichung'wah (left) Majority Whip Benjamin Washiali (centre) and his deputy Cecily Mbarire. PHOTOS | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Those targeted are leaders who have publicly defied the Head of State and even criticised his leadership.
  • It is still not clear whether Majority Leader Aden Duale, a close ally of Dr Ruto, is also facing the axe.
  • Jubilee Party secretary-general Raphael Tuju Tuesday confirmed to the Nation that the purge is headed for the National Assembly.

Just a day after President Uhuru Kenyatta kicked out Deputy President William Ruto’s allies from plum leadership positions in the Senate, the purge is now heading to the National Assembly, the Nation has reliably learned.

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