Keep off West Pokot politics, Ruto told

Keep off West Pokot politics, Ruto told

Kenya African National Union (KANU) leaders are calling on the Deputy President William Ruto to stop interfering with West Pokot County politics.

Led by the West Pokot Senator Prof John Lonyangapuo and former Cabinet Minister Samuel Poghisio, the Leaders warned the Deputy President against using area

Keep off West Pokot politics, Ruto told

MPs to force locals to supporting Jubilee leaders.

They asked the Deputy President to allow the residents of West Pokot to support leaders of their choice as stipulated in the Constitution.

During Jamhuri Day celebrations Senator Lonyangapuo took a swipe at a group of women wearing dresses written “Warembo na Uhuru” and accused them of heckling him.

Lonyangapuo’s remarks provoked the Jubilee camp, prompting the women in West Pokot to hold a demonstration in demand for apology from the senator.

KANU has been the predominant party in West Pokot for years.