Why Jubilee-ODM merger irks DP William Ruto

William Ruto

Deputy President William Ruto speaks at Jomo Kenyatta International Stadium in Kisumu County on June 1, 2021 during Madaraka Day celebrations.
 

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What you need to know:

  • DP Ruto, viewed as a rebel in the ruling Jubilee Party, termed the move “tragic” and “ill-advised”, adding it will destroy the party, which he noted once enjoyed a huge following across the country.

Deputy President William Ruto has gone bare-knuckle with his boss President Uhuru Kenyatta over a decision to form a coalition with the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) in the hopes of fielding a candidate in the 2022 General Election.

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