DP Ruto: I am not competing against President Kenyatta, we are friends
The Deputy President painted a rosy picture of the once-blooming bromance that appeared to suffer irreparably following the March 12 handshake that brought the then NASA chief Raila Odinga and President Kenyatta together.
DP Ruto who was speaking to Inooro TV on Tuesday said that
he was not in competition against the Head of State.
“Rais Uhuru Kenyatta mbali na hii mambo yote hapa, ni rafiki yangu. Mimi na Rais hatushindani; mimi nashindana na hawa wengine hapa,” DP Ruto stated.
The second in command went on to call out his political
rivals to face him head-on instead of 'hiding' behind President Kenyatta in
order to garner his support in next year’s General Eection.
“Mimi nashindana na hawa wengine hapa. Unajua wengi wao ambao wangeshindana na mimi, hawataki kushindana na mimi directly, wanaenda kujificha nyuma ya Rais…Unajua ooh, sisi ni watu wa handshake,” Ruto said.
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