Plans to kick out deputy president William Ruto from Jubilee party has been cut short after his boss, president Uhuru Kenyatta intervened, pulling out last minute. A stop that halted the much anticipated party’s national delegates convention.
Jubilee politician had outlines plans to oust DP Ruto as the party’s deputy leader from 29th to 30th November 2021, accusing him of insubordination, disrespecting the head of state and openly campaigning and supporting United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party.
However, Uhuru Kenyatta was reportedly irked by the plan which was allegedly planned behind his back without his blessings.
According to insiders close to the head of state argued that the event coincided with his state of the nation address,the second last in his final term. Its said that Uhuru was aggrieved by thoughts of how Ruto’s ouster would jeopardise his speech.
It’s said that if the plan had succeeded, President Uhuru would have been booed and jeered by Ruto’s allies in Parliament, since Ruto has a huge following in both the country and the jubilee party.
Speaker of the national assembly Justin Muturi, told the local daily that both houses(national assembly and the senate) recieved a letter from the head of Public services, Joseph Kinyua, asking them to speed up necessary plans to organise Uhuru’s Address.
“The communication from Kinyua was to inform us as both Speakers that the President will be fulfilling his constitutional requirement as enshrined on article 132 and had sought to have us make arrangement for the same,” Muturi disclose.