Aspects of a 3-hour indoor conference between President William Ruto and a area of Mt Kenya leaders has come afore.
In the conference, Ruto told the leaders that President Uhuru Kenyatta will personally lead his 2022 strategies.
The meeting took plaace at Fairmont Resort in Nanyuki, where he claimed President Kenyatta supports his ambition to lead the nation in 2022 and the handshake involving the Head of Point out and opposition chief Raila Odinga has not transformed their political vision.
“When campaigns commence, the President will personally decide the microphone and traverse the place campaigning for me. On the election day, I am also assured of his vote,” Mr Ruto mentioned, according to an MCA who declined to be named above fears of reprisal from the get together. The MCAs received an invitation to the conference from the Deputy Speaker Samuel Kariuki.
Those in attendance provided Governor Mutahi Kahiga, 5 MPs and 41 ward associates. Nyeri MP Ngunjiri Wambugu snubbed the conference on grounds that he did not obtain an invitation.
Lawmakers present provided Kanini Kega (Kieni), Rigathi Gachagua (Mathira), Gichuki Mugambi (Othaya), Gichuhi Mwangi (Tetu) and Anthony Kiai (Mukurwei-ni).
But in accordance to Nyeri MP Hon Wambugu, explained the conference was intended to invest in out leaders and go over the Nyeri City MP’s defiant conduct.
“The meeting was not critical specified that I was not invited. Even if had acquired an invitation. I would not have attended,” he explained.
This is the second time the controversial lawmaker has skipped a assembly identified as by the DP. Mr Wambugu has been denounced by a area of MPs about his remarks that Mr Ruto is not guaranteed Mt Kenya votes in the 2022 elections.
“I have very little own against the DP. I only have a trouble with him due to the fact it appears to be he does not aid the President’s primary agenda,” he claimed.