William Ruto

Deputy President William Ruto addresses residents of Mairo Inya in Nyandarua county on November 26, 2021. He skipped the closing ceremony of the Seventh Devolution Conference, which he was supposed to preside over.


Rift between William Ruto and governors plays out at devolution meeting

What you need to know:

  • Instead of attending the Devolution Conference, the Deputy President instead sent his chief of staff to represent him.
  • In the DP's absence, the governors turned to Defence Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa to preside over the event's closing ceremony.

The bad blood between governors and Deputy President William Ruto played out on Friday when he snubbed the 7th Devolution Conference where he was supposed to preside over the closing ceremony.


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