Uhuru reaffirms his support for DP Ruto in 2022 days after Raila’s appointment to AU

By Our DailyNewsUG Foreign Correspondent

Uhuru Kenyatta has promised Rifty Valley residents that he will support his Deputy and will endorse William Ruto for presidency in the 2022 General Election.

  • – The president said he will keep his pre-election pledge to Ruto.
  • – He refuted claims the March 9 handshake with Raila had affected his relationship with the DP
  • – Uhuru reportedly lobbied for Raila to be appointed a special envoy to AU
  • – It is understood the ODM party leader poses the greatest threat to Ruto’s presidential ambition in 2022

Jubilee MPs renewed push for Raila to retire from politics following his new appointment President Uhuru Kenyatta has reaffirmed his pledge to support Deputy President William Ruto as his successor in 2022.

The president rubbished media reports that the March 2018 peace pact he signed with Opposition leader Raila Odinga had taken a toll on his relationship with the DP.

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